The 5 Fashion Tech Stories You Need to Know This Week


Tiffany & Co. is soliciting imagery from its fans, male bloggers are taking over the style blogosphere, and is about to get a whole lot more fashionable.  Read on for this week’s top fashion tech news:

Outfit creation site Polyvore is heading to Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week this February.

1.  Polyvore is going to Fashion Week:  Well, not exactly, but the online fashion community is making the leap into real time style in conjunction with CoverGirl.  The team will be launching “Polyvore Live,” a fashion show featuring four recent FIT grads, on February 13th.  (WWD)

2.  Free beauty apps abound:  From the best makeup retailers’ apps to the modules that will help you make over your entire look, we found the 10 best beauty apps out there for the iPhone and iPad.  Best of all, every one is completely free.  (The High Low)

Expect to see more fashion-focused sales soon from

3. is expanding into fashion:  The relatively young, design-centric flash sale site recently acquired FashionStake, a site for emerging designers.  (WWD)

4.  Tiffany & Co. wants to show off your relationship:  The jeweler is inviting the public to submit love- and relationship-focused pictures to a new gallery on their microsite, What Makes True Love.  Will you participate?  (The High Low)

One look from Sartorially Inclined, a blog among the new crop of male-dominated fashion coverage.

5.  The fashion blogosphere is getting manlier:  Five young, male, and decidedly non-metrosexual bloggers are making their voices heard in the online fashion community.  (NYT)