It's all About Where Fashion and Technology Intersect- I'm the Daughter of a computer programmer and a dressmaker- I was Born to this! I'm on the lookout for sources on these topics- Submit at http://www.bonniesandy.com/contact-us/
I have a love hate relationship with February- It's Not that it's Valentines and teh day after Proposals usually means "Hey I'm getting Married calls!
It's Black History Month, It's Social media week, It's New York fashion; Nolcha Fashion Week 9-12 Week Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week 10-16 then London Fashion Week 17-21! There are teh las vegas Marget week shows and of course NY Market week 19-23 now comes news that StyleCaster Media Group has teamed up with Ford Motor Company and 92nd Street Y to launch the inaugural State of Style Summit on February 7, 2012. and tehn teh The IFB Conference on Feb 8th!... did I Mention February is the coldest Month In NY and that Rio Louisiana and my Native Trinidad will be Hot and sweaty with CARNIVAl/ Mardi Gras celebrations as i said I have a love haterelationship with february
According to Business of Fashion farfetch.com just got 18 mil in funding! So yes i'm excited ... I love all teh tech innovation I see emerging... But in the end I miss FASHION and DESIGN and Designers! sure this ste brings teh content of boutiques but "Boutiques are Not merely a rack sytem with a cash register! .... each boutique has a unique "aesthetic" and Vybe... that's what i want to experience!
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Until you've worked the retail floor you will not understand how frustrating this is! Holding a garment in front of you is a useless fitting solution! Money will be better spent scanning consumers for correct measurements and assisting their suppliers in with better sizing specs!-bs
A new 'smart' retail concept uses the company's Kinect technology to let customers virtually try on clothes before braving the actual dressing room.
Best Buy posted a 29% decline in quarterly profit on meager sales growth, as weakness in televisions offset demand for mobile phones and various computing products...
bS- in the indie and ethnic design communities a lot of perception exist as to who is successful and who is not... but numbers tell the story! i wonder what would be revealed if many small businesses posted quarterly earnings!
WSJ-"Best Buy, on average, made less profit on its sales than discount retailer 99 Cents Only Stores. Best Buy's margin on earnings before interest, depreciation and amortization was 6.1% in the latest quarter, compared with the 8.7% that 99 Cents
A new book called “New African Fashion” highlights designers — some established, some fledgling — whose work is African made or inspired.
... interesting I've just began work on two Black History Month Events What is African fashion and does it necessarily translate to Black fashion! Many In the Continent are Caucasians yet 100% African. How and who do we identify as "African"
SoMoLo Shoppers: Threat, or Competitive Opportunity for Brands?
Facebook. Twitter. Smartphone. Foursquare. SCVNGR. Cityville. Instagram. iPad. Shopkick. MyTown. Retail Therapy. The list of social, mobile, and now local apps, gadgets, games and networks that have become part of most consumers’ lifestyles is virtually endless. And all of them affect shopping behaviors. Social networks have become legendary for their ability to influence purchasing decisions... read more
Following last week's Introduction to Crowdfunding, we are pleased to bring you The FashionStake Diaries, a new BoF series providing a behind-the-scenes look at the crucial first months of a crowdfunding fashion startup, seen through the eyes of...
it is not going to be easy for the site to monito_r the over 800,000 active "shops" filled with handmade goods that they have. If an IP holder claims to be harmed by any activity on the site,"
In Fact Sopa may treaten the very likes of Scoop.it
According to Business Insider - Stolen IP is a very broad, and vague term. It covers pirated software and movies, but it could also include artwork that's been uploaded, or counterfeit handbags being sold on the web.
If you want to learn what counts in today's economy.... here are some options! General Assembly is a campus for technology, design, and entrepreneurship. They provide educational programming, space, and support to facilitate collaborative practices and learning opportunities across a community inspired by the entrepreneurial experience.
Now that Firefox is on a rapid release cycle, we're getting a new version of Firefox every three months—and each time, it becomes more tricked out than ever with new customization options, shortcuts, and convenient features hidden away in its menus.
A Berlin startup has tech to take your measurements via computer...
bs- It's not Just the measurements that determine the FiT... it's how the clothing is constructed FROM these measurements... so before they can search you have to collect the right pool of stats and then construct lines around those... still aways to go! www.bonniesandy.info
Fashion Video - We asked designers to take on a new medium as a form of expression.. Ambassadors of Greatness!- The Key to Pharaonic Brands growth & success is that it's customers believe in or have the need to connect to their own Greatness! Pharaonic has a strong loyal following so that a direct open appeal to thir constituents is a natural fit! Click through to see video submission as well as read the desigenrs review!
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