How Fashion Brands Are Using Vine

The fashion industry immediately embraced Vine, Twitter’s 6-second video app, after it launched in February. It was no surprise Vine was suddenly so popular: The app was released just two weeks before New York Fashion Week kicked off, a time when behind-the-scenes runway shots were readily available to capture and share in 6-second loops. But […]

Venezuela: Italy fashion executive’s plane found

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The underwater wreckage of a plane that disappeared off Venezuela with the CEO of Italy’s iconic Missoni fashion house and five other people on board has been found, government officials and family members said Thursday. Jorge Galindo, press chief for Venezuela’s Interior and Justice Ministry, said via Twitter that the aircraft […]

Men’s fashion gets respect at RISD’s dandy show

Could the Rhode Island School of Design exhibition “Artist/Rebel/Dandy: Men of Fashion” have arrived at a more appropriate moment? The exploding popularity of fashion exhibitions has not gone unnoticed by museums. Both the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and London’s Victoria and Albert Museum experienced long lines and blockbuster attendance with their Alexander […]

Op-Ed | Fashion’s Unsung Internet Forums

Today, in our latest Op-Ed, Eugene Rabkin, founder of, examines the unique dynamics of influential, but largely unsung, fashion forums. NEW YORK, United States — Much has been written about the rise of independent fashion blogs as both influential voices and viable businesses. But much less discussed are fashion-focused discussion sites, or forums, the Internet’s original […]