Five Cool Things in Fashion This Week

Posted on by Melanie Bender

1. Made Fashion Week launches an interactive app

The app recognizes what show you’re at, streams professional imagery directly to your phone, and allows you to take notes and save your favorite looks.  A cool step in the fashion industry’s embrace of technology.

2. Cabs will be selling beauty products this Fashion Week

Passengers will be able to purchase luxury beauty products by swiping their smart phones over special tags inside the cab.

3. Refinery29′s guide to Pinterest power players

The social bookmarking site is driving significant traffic to retailers and is pegged to be the next big social media platform for fashion brands.  Here’s your cheat sheet.

4. NYC launches free education for designers

Bloomberg continues his support of the generation of fashion, launching free “mini-MBA” program in partnership with FIT.  BTW, did you know the fashion industry accounts for over 5% of NYC’s workforce?

5. NY Mag’s Outfit-O-Matic

Because who wouldn’t want to see Anna Wintour dressed up like a garden gnome?