Heron Preston showed his third season of men's and women's collections in Paris this week. The designer's FW18 show also debuted new categories of luxury handbags, footwear and eyewear, as well as collaboration capsules.
Adrian Cheng's C Ventures, an investment fund focused on global next-generation fashion, retail and media companies, has just invested in Finery, an automated online wardrobe platform and Undone, a custom watch label.
Highsnobiety, founded in Berlin by David Fischer, said on Friday it had secured $8.5 million in funding, becoming the latest lifestyle startup to win backing from investors led by Frederic Court’s Felix Capital.
Tommy Hilfiger, IBM and The Fashion Institute of Technology have teamed up for an Artificial Intelligence pilot project. The project called ‘Reimagine Retail’ will have AI play the lead in the design creation process.
The Marcolin Group and Guess have announced the early renewal of their exclusive eyewear licensing agreement for the design, manufacturing, and global distribution of Guess and Marciano optical eyewear and sunglasses.
Amazon will launch a Windows-compatible PC app for its Alexa digital assistant that will directly compete with Microsoft's Cortana. The Alexa app will operate on HP, Lenovo, Asus and Acer Windows 10 laptops and desktops.