The three women gazing into the camera in an ad for French luxury label Balmain look like they could fit in at any high-end shoot, but Shudu, Margot and Zhi are “digital models” whose rise is dividing the fashion world.
As part of the brand’s extended 50th anniversary celebrations, Ralph Lauren has announced the launch of an app aiming to build a community for the label’s fans, as well as a collaboration with the New York Yankees.
Following an initial trial period, the Facebook-owned image-sharing network rolled out two new ways for users around the world to shop on the platform on Monday, introducing Shopping in Stories and Shopping in Explore.
The augmented beauty app has teamed up with the fashion house Flying Solo NYC on an AR beauty concept bringing users live front row coverage from 70 indie designers and backstage hair and makeup footage.
Amsterdam-based Fashion for Good has announced the names of the 12 startups that will join its Plug and Play Programme, a twelve-week course with mentorship by its corporate partners such as Kering and C&A.
Online retail giant Ebay has extended its authentication program to watches this week, in a move to limit the number of fake timepieces being sold on its platform, increasing consumer confidence in the items being sold.
Swedish beauty tech firm Foreo has made what it claims is a “giant leap” forward in personalised skincare, unveiling the “smartest and smallest beauty coach, the AI enabled smart facial cleansing device, the Luna fofo.”
Farfetch unveiled on Tuesday the first batch of start-ups it will mentor and invest in as part of its Dream Assembly project aimed at giving it access to promising services in the fields of retail, luxury and fashion.