Fashion fanatic Sarah Pollack Boyd has long understood the magic behind how trends are born. But how could she prove the ROI of taste and insider relationships to potential customers? By Sarah Pollack Boyd (Founder, Simply Stylist) Years before Bravo’s The Rachel Zoe Project, I realized that stylists were the driving force behind trends. They would pass [...]
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Based on the success of businesses like Rent the Runway and Bag Borrow or Steal, Fashion Forward Maternity allows women to rent $100-200 designer clothes for $23.50 a month, with shipping included (both ways). By Sramana Mitra (Founder, One Million By One Million) Pregnant women struggle with clothing over the term of their pregnancy, some [...]
By Raquel Laneri (Writer, Forbes) After months of late-night brainstorming sessions, cold-calling designers and raising $100,000 in seed capital from friends and family, Cerulo and Mazur launched Of A Kind, a retail site devoted solely to limited-edition items by emerging designers. Of a Kind operates at the break-neck speed of an online sample sale, with [...]