Myntra generates biggest monthly sales in January

    Myntra CEO Ananth Narayanan. Online fashion retailer Myntra.com said that it generated annualized gross sales of $800 million this month, a 70% jump from last January, as the firm splurged on advertising to promote its end-of-season fashion sale. Volumes in January were boosted by Myntra’s private brands, increased contribution of international brands such as Marks […]

    Craftsvilla acquires food start-up PlaceofOrigin

    A screen grab of Craftsvilla website. New Delhi: Sequoia-backed Craftsvilla Handicrafts Pvt. Ltd on Friday said it had ventured into the food segment with the acquisition of Bengaluru-based food start-up PlaceofOrigin in an all-stock deal. PlaceofOrigin was founded by two former bankers, Ashish Nichani and Sudarsan Metla, in 2014. The company curates and takes to […]

    Amazon launches in-house clothing line with seven new fashion brands

    Amazon now has its own clothing line. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. (GeekWire File Photo) The Seattle tech giant quietly rolled out more than 1,800 fashion products made by the company under seven trademarked brand names, reported Quartz. WWD noted that Amazon is selling a variety of clothing for men, women, and children. The seven Amazon fashion labels are: Franklin […]

    Amazon Now Selling Clothing Under Its Own In-House Brands

    In yet another effort to completely and totally dominate the shopping world, Amazon has apparently started a few private label clothing brands and has been quietly shilling apparel and accessories under those trademarked names with nary a press release to let anyone know. WWD cites KeyBanc Capital analyst Ed Yruma, who said the company has […]

    Amazon launches its own clothing brands

    (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Share on Facebook Tweet Share (106) Pin (3) Over the years, Amazon has challenged the traditional brick-and-mortar model, redefined the books landscape, and gone all-in with original programming. Now, the retail giant is foraying headfirst into fashion. Amazon has released 1,800 products, ranging from women’s clothing and bags to children’s clothing to […]

  • London fashion week: seven ways to make your wardrobe more interesting

    London fashion week AW16: Erdem’s governess gown, Alexander McQueen’s eiderdown coat and Antonio Berardi’s black tailoring. Photograph: Rex/Getty Jess Cartner-Morley This is what I love about London fashion week: you can rely on this city to put the cat among the pigeons. As Net-a-Porter founder Natalie Massenet says, we should be very proud that Burberry […]

    The first pieces of useful smart clothing will tackle body temperature

    Valentina Palladino Most of the smart clothing in the spotlight up to now has been fitness-related: socks that monitor running strides, shirts that measure heart rate, and other similar devices. While fitness is an obvious avenue for intelligent garments, some scientists are focusing on a more simple approach to smart fabrics. A recent New Scientist article […]