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Design_Download: Antony Price - 1989 patter from SHOWstudio - The Home of Fashion Film

Design_Download: Antony Price - 1989 patter from SHOWstudio - The Home of Fashion Film | Fashion Technology Designers & Startups | Scoop.it
SHOWstudio is an award-winning fashion website, founded and directed by Nick Knight, that has consistently pushed the boundaries of communicating fashion online.
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Visions Couture submission deadline tonight - SHOWstudio - The Home of Fashion Film

Visions Couture submission deadline tonight - SHOWstudio - The Home of Fashion Film | Fashion Technology Designers & Startups | Scoop.it
SHOWstudio is an award-winning fashion website, founded and directed by Nick Knight, that has consistently pushed the boundaries of communicating fashion online.
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State of Style by StyleCaster Feb 7th 2012-Kicking off New York Fashion Week,

State of Style by StyleCaster Feb 7th 2012-Kicking off New York Fashion Week, | Fashion Technology Designers & Startups | Scoop.it

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

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Designer Fashion - from over 100 independent boutiques, but can they bring the Boutique vibe online

Designer Fashion - from over 100 independent boutiques, but can they bring the  Boutique vibe online | Fashion Technology Designers & Startups | Scoop.it

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!

 

Shop designer clothing & accessories from our global network of boutiques at farfetch.com.

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2D does not show a fit, but Microsoft Shows Off Electronic Mirror Concept For Retailers [CES 2012] @PSFK

2D does not show a fit, but Microsoft Shows Off Electronic Mirror Concept For Retailers [CES 2012] @PSFK | Fashion Technology Designers & Startups | Scoop.it

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.

 

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Best Buy Pays Price to Rival Amazon- numbers tell the story

Best Buy Pays Price to Rival Amazon- numbers tell the story | Fashion Technology Designers & Startups | Scoop.it

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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

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The Always Up-to-Date Power User's Guide to Chrome

The Always Up-to-Date Power User's Guide to Chrome | Fashion Technology Designers & Startups | Scoop.it
Chrome is overtaking Firefox among power users, and for good reason. It's an incredibly powerful, extensible web browser with tons of excellent features.
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Wife of Rovio chief wears Angry Birds dress to the Finnish Palace - Telegraph

Wife of Rovio chief wears Angry Birds dress to the Finnish Palace - Telegraph | Fashion Technology Designers & Startups | Scoop.it

Is love blind? Ask Teija Vesterbacka, wife of Rovio boss Peter, who made the ultimate style sacrifice in his honour.

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Essence Editor At large Nikki tayl;or pens- "A Guidebook Based on Michelle Obama’s Style"NY Times Advertisement

Essence Editor At large Nikki tayl;or pens- "A Guidebook Based on Michelle Obama’s Style"

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The WebCam & Fit- a Crucial Step in solving the e-commerce challenge as local designers go global! - Badasse Talks

The WebCam & Fit- a Crucial Step in solving the e-commerce challenge as local designers go global! - Badasse Talks | Fashion Technology Designers & Startups | Scoop.it

The webcam is key ... we accidentily stumble on this fact last year... but  so are other aspects ! As we focus on getting  local desigenrs a Global perspective... it's Back to teh drawing  board

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African Fashion in Its Multifaceted Designs - Slide Show - NYTimes.com

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"

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SoMoLo and Brands ‹ Commerce In Motion

SoMoLo and Brands ‹ Commerce In Motion | Fashion Technology Designers & Startups | Scoop.it

 

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

 

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Design_Download: John Galliano - this is how you crete content that can be "repurposed"

Design_Download: John Galliano - this is how you crete content that  can be "repurposed" | Fashion Technology Designers & Startups | Scoop.it

This is such great  fashion content  not just teh Hype but  Fashion you can  sink  your teeth and your design  chops into!

 

SHOWstudio is an award-winning fashion website, founded and directed by Nick Knight, that has consistently pushed the boundaries of communicating fashion online.

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Tonight, Jan 30th, come "Hang Out" with President OBama 5:30 est

On January 30, President Obama will answer your top-voted questions in a special post-State of the Union interview from the White House. To participate, visi...
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The FashionStake Diaries | Part I: From Idea to Traction with $1000

The FashionStake Diaries | Part I: From Idea to Traction with $1000 | Fashion Technology Designers & Startups | Scoop.it
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...
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HOW CONGRESS IS PREPARING TO DESTROY THE INTERNET: These Popular Sites Could Be Screwed By SOPA

HOW CONGRESS IS PREPARING TO DESTROY THE INTERNET: These Popular Sites Could Be Screwed By SOPA | Fashion Technology Designers & Startups | Scoop.it

Sharing your favourite Fashion  media may  become complicated... or illegalsee http://www.psfk.com/2012/01/sopa-stop-online-piracy-act.html

 Among the  sites that may be affected is Etsy -

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.

 

 

 

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INVESTORS GONE WILD: 13 Hot Startups That Created Funding Frenzies This Year

INVESTORS GONE WILD: 13 Hot Startups That Created Funding Frenzies This Year | Fashion Technology Designers & Startups | Scoop.it
One startup had to create a 700-name spreadsheet to keep track of all the inbound interest from investors.
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2012 Do it so it counts- Education - General Assembly NY

2012 Do it so it counts- Education - General Assembly NY | Fashion Technology Designers & Startups | Scoop.it

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.

 

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Rubik's Cube Faces Hot-Rod Knockoffs

Rubik's Cube Faces Hot-Rod Knockoffs | Fashion Technology Designers & Startups | Scoop.it
Competitors are setting Rubik's Cube speed records using hot-rod Chinese copies of the three-dimensional puzzle.

 

bs IT SHOULD BE NOTED THESE COPIES ARE NOT  KNOCK-OFFS THE RUBIKS  PATENT HAS RUN OF... but it's also interesting how  copies can help the sale of an  item...

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The Always Up-to-Date Power User's Guide to Firefox

The Always Up-to-Date Power User's Guide to Firefox | Fashion Technology Designers & Startups | Scoop.it
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.
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High Savannah Fashion - The New York Times > World > Slide Show > Slide 1 of 9

High Savannah Fashion - The New York Times > World > Slide Show > Slide 1 of 9 | Fashion Technology Designers & Startups | Scoop.it
At the end of April, the nonprofit group Festival for African Fashion and Arts held the Fashion for Peace show inside the Nairobi National Park in Kenya.
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Webcam Measurements for Buying Clothes Online - BusinessWeek

Webcam Measurements for Buying Clothes Online - BusinessWeek | Fashion Technology Designers & Startups | Scoop.it
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

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The Pharaonics of Greatness

The Pharaonics of Greatness | Fashion Technology Designers & Startups | Scoop.it

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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Every Designer Should Have a Virtual Museum Like Valentino’s

Every Designer Should Have a Virtual Museum Like Valentino’s | Fashion Technology Designers & Startups | Scoop.it
We dream of a day when everyone puts their full archives online.
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