New York Fashion Week is underway, but if you’re hoping to snag a seat at one of the runway shows, there’s a good chance you’ll be disappointed.
In an effort to restore its reputation as a high-end, exclusive affair, NYFW’s leaders are cutting back on invites and tightening security.
But not all is lost! Thanks to Lincoln Center’s new Digital District, fashionistas can catch their favorite designer’s shows online.
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Can’t find the perfect shoe? Well, make it yourself! Startup Milk & Honey is turning its users into DIY designers, who can create a custom shoe from heel to toe.
Think Manolo Blahnik and Christian Louboutin should be worried?
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Topshop is likely to hit the Chinese retail market with a little help from Kate Moss. CNBC Meets’ Tania Bryer speaks to Topshop’s Philip Green about the retailer’s plans.
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This week, CNBC caught up with Tumblr’s Fashion Evangelist during New York Fashion Week. Did you know that 17% of Tumblr’s top blogs are fashion-related?
“People experience Fashion Week in different ways now…Before you might look at photos on style.com or read the reviews on WWD.com, but now the coverage is basically very instant, and Tumblr’s one of the platforms that gives you visual gratification right away.” – Valentine Uhovski, Tumblr’s Fashion Evangelist
Don’t forget to catch J.Crew & the Man Who Dressed America tonight at 10 pm ET with re-air at 1 am ET on CNBC. For more info, visit insidejcrew.cnbc.com
Get a sneak peek of tonight’s show!
"J.Crew and the Man Who Dressed America" premieres Thursday, May 24th at 10 pm ET on CNBC.
Mickey Drexler is the "King of Retail" turning fashion labels into iconic brands. Discover how he took J.Crew from tired to trendy and changed the way a nation dressed for success.
For more show info, visit J.Crew and the Man Who Dressed America
After pricing at $20 — higher than the expected $17-19 range — Michael Kors shares debuted with a 25 percent pop. This was certainly no Prada IPO. Investors are betting that KORS has a long runway ahead.
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