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This season, Conde Nast and the CFDA hosted its first-ever "Decoded Fashion" hackathon. Over 78 teams of a total of 550 hackers were challenged to develop the best fashion app that supports the growth of American Fashion as a global industry. The finalists were announced last week, and the five teams will have the chance to show off their ideas at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week tomorrow. Before it all goes down, check out the five apps that are left in the competition. More»
Fashionistas headed out to the Tents in full force to document the best moments from the past week. From unfortunate VIP seating arrangements to Wang's victory skip down the runway, here are some of the highlights from NYFW so far.
Maison Martin Margiela takes a look back at their greatest hits with a new H&M collaboration, Victoria Beckham lounges in Coco Chanel's apartment for the Elle France shoot, Dior comes out with a temporary golden tattoo set, and so much more in today's fashion files! More»
Fashion Star is back on the air, Nordstrom supports gay marriage, the presidential candidates' wives make bold fashion moves at Tuesday's debate, and more in today's Fashion Files! More»
Frateli Rossetti opens in China, Annick Gorman is named creative director for Rena Lange, Fashion Group International's Night of Stars gala presenters are confirmed, and much more in today's fashion files! More»
Fashion week is finally over, folks. The runways have been walked, the trends reported, and writers like us are recovering from a whirlwind week that warrants a few days holed up watching Keeping Up With the Kardashians in workout wear. But before we take that style detox, it's time to debrief on how this season's NYFW shaped up on social media. Digital consulting agency Whispr Group has designed an awesome infographic that tracks NYFW's social media stats, and we're paring down their most fashionable finds and adding some social media finds of our own! More»
From Yelp's bike lobby to YouTube's giant slide, tech companies seem to be working out of amusement parks rather than offices these days. Here we take a close look at ten booming tech companies with strange work spaces. Find out which CEO names their conference room after characters from The Wire, and which company has a bedroom designed for an imaginary worker in this inside look at office spaces. More»
Networking: the number one way to break into the fashion industry, as told by a group of ladies who all made it big in the field. On Saturday, a group of influential fashion insiders joined forces at Simply Stylist LA to create the networking opportunity of a lifetime for fashion industry hopefuls. Droves of chic ladies (and a few trendy dudes) were present, eager to learn from the pros and get some tips on how to keep your cool when your internship turns into something out of The Devil Wears Prada. More»
Our (and Party Baby's) current favorite addiction courtesy of the social media gods comes in the form of iPhone app, Instagram; within a minute you can snap a mobile photo, give it a faux vintage-looking filter, upload it, et voila, you've created your own masterpiece and can see those of users followed as they're uploaded in real time on your feed. Throw some well-informed fashion insiders into the mix of who you follow and your feed can feel like you're sitting front row at NYFW as it happens, complete with street style photos and some backstage runway action as well. More»
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