Courier: Emily Weiss: Glossier’s architect of content, community and commerce

Press commentary on Glossier's explosive growth in the beauty and cosmetics space. Read the full article. 


Data and Details — with Seph Skerritt of Proper Cloth

On the 14th episode of the Loose Threads Podcast, a show about the intersection of fashion, technology and commerce, I talk with Seph Skerritt, the founder of Proper Cloth, a company using tons of data and technology to make customized men's apparel…


Friction and the future of shopping: brand-specific apps

There are no shortage of ideas about the future of shopping and retail. The industry is spending an immense amount of energy deciding which technologies will power what comes next, from beacons to apps to self checkout to virtual reality. The media…


Selling wholesale for the right reasons: gross margin vs net cash

A recent article in Business of Fashion called Can Young Luxury Brands Bypass Wholesale? looked into the relevance of wholesale given the rise of direct to consumer labels. The piece had some interesting insights, drawing on points from Warby…


A data-driven blueprint for building a fashion brand

The fashion world has always had a love affair for people who stick to their gut. "I just knew this would be a big seller." "I woke up one day and it popped into my head, and then we had the new It Bag." The problem is for every time someone says…