One year ago, the Madison startup Markable rolled out its signature product: an app that could take photos of dresses, shirts, handbags or heels and tell you where to buy the clothes in the picture.
Today, that initial game plan has been scrapped. Instead of using its sophisticated artificial intelligence for a consumer fashion app, Markable is now selling its technology to online fashion retailers.
"People don't like to download apps anymore," said Joy Tang, Markable's CEO.…Continue
As a designer, Miuccia Prada is nothing if not forward thinking. It was she who spawned so many trends we take for granted today, from the “It bag” phenomenon – the origins of which can be traced back to Prada’s 1980s hit nylon backpack – to the post-modern preoccupation with “ugly-pretty” designs such as artfully wrinkled tights and socks worn with sandals. But while Prada’s ability to predict trends could not be any stronger, profits have waned in recent years, a situation…Continue
U u, we know. You have been delayed for a long enough time, and now you have not worn any of the parties you have to attend, including New Year's Eve. Then, the only time to consider this one wait until the last minute will be with your help - we found the best holiday dress, and we did it according to the type of body.
Is there a long and thin profile? Have your supermodel height, a curved middle or floor length of the clothes that can easily slide over your frame. And if you are…Continue
More than just a clothes horse, Natalie Bloomingdale is a patron of the sartorial arts. After years sporting the Dallas-based label Tish Cox and serving as an unofficial brand ambassador, Bloomingdale became accustomed to numerous inquiries from fashion-curious passerby. “I’ve had women run after me in airports, come to my table at restaurants, and last month, a woman waited for me to exit a ladies’ room just to ask me who I was wearing and where they could find it,” she says. In her…Continue