• DEC 07, 2018

    Farfetch launches visual search feature as luxury plays digital catch-up

    There have been rumblings about Farfetch bolstering its visual search feature for several months now. In October, Digiday reported that Farfetch was building in-house visual search technology. Now, the company has announced a partnership with visual artificial intelligence company Syte to launch an in-app, iOS search feature.

  • DEC 07, 2018

    How digital sports media company Overtime is using merch and pop-up retail to engage its audience

    When digital sports media company Overtime was first founded by Dan Porter, the team would get frequent requests from its young audience wondering where to get T-shirts with the O logo on the front. These shirts were not for sale and had been made just for the company’s employees, but eventually demand became so significant that Porter relented and began selling Overtime-branded apparel.

  • DEC 07, 2018

    Glossy 50: Fashion's Digital Front-Runners

    In our second annual Glossy 50 list, rolling out all week, we’re honoring the fashion and beauty insiders responsible for driving important industry shifts. These are the honorees representing Fashion's Digital Front-Runners.

  • DEC 05, 2018

    Kate Spade CMO Mary Renner Beech: 'We are data-informed, not data-led'

    On this week's episode of The Glossy Podcast, Hilary Milnes catches up with Mary Renner Beech to discuss how Kate Spade is empowering women across the globe, relying on a combination of data and gut instinct, and continuing to evolve with consumers without straying from the brand's heritage. Below are excerpts from the episode, edited for clarity.

  • DEC 05, 2018

    Glossy 50: Luxury Fashion's Innovators

    In our second annual Glossy 50 list, rolling out all week, we’re honoring the industry insiders responsible for driving these important shifts. These are the honorees representing Luxury Fashion's Innovators.

  • DEC 04, 2018

    Chanel is showing the first signs of evolving into a more flexible, millennial-oriented company

    Luxury brands are not known for being the most responsive to change and Chanel is the textbook case of a big, slow, stubborn luxury brand. So it was a surprise when Chanel announced on Monday that it would discontinue or severely limit the use of exotic skins and fur in the production of its clothes, a stance that even more progressive and modern brands like Louis Vuitton have not taken.

  • DEC 04, 2018

    How resale and the gray market are forcing watch brands to innovate

    The rise of the pre-owned watch market has coincided with the growth of secondary markets throughout the fashion industry, from the bustling fashion resale sites like The RealReal to the behemoth of sneaker resale. But for Tirath Kadmar, founder of pre-owned watch market TrueFacet, watches are actually more similar to cars than to other sectors of fashion or apparel.

  • DEC 04, 2018

    How L’Officiel is using blockchain technology to hook fashion and beauty advertisers

    With consumers becoming more cautious about giving up personal data, L’Officiel is looking to make it worthwhile by offering up rewards by Chanel, Dior and Michael Kors.

  • DEC 04, 2018

    Glossy 50: Mainstream Fashion's Changemakers

    In our second annual Glossy 50 list, rolling out all week as a Glossy+ exclusive series, we’re honoring the industry insiders responsible for driving these important shifts. These are the honorees representing Mainstream Fashion's Changemakers.

  • DEC 03, 2018

    Is price the sole determiner of luxury?

    As the circular economy grows, streetwear continues to dominate fashion and younger generations of consumers with radically different views on their relationship with brands become more central in fashion, luxury must rethink its own relationship with price in order to remain relevant. Ultimately, elements outside of price will be just as, if not more, important to what constitutes luxury, although price may never truly go out the window as a factor in what makes something luxurious.

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