It is indeed an honor when a year-old startup with two or three million dollars in annualized revenue scores a $100 million investment. An unusual honor, as well. But there's method behind the madness.
Abbey Post is a fashion marketplace that brings social e-commerce to the plus-size community. The company just released a totally rebuilt version of the site, which now features an internal social network and expanded inventory
JOOR is using software to make the journey from runway to retail stores as smooth as walking down a catwalk. The company is on track to do more than $350 million in transactions in 2013, which is more than three times the amount from 2012.
Rocket Internet announced Namshi, its Middle Eastern online fashion retailer, has raised $13 million led by Summit Partners to sustain growth.
The RealReal has raised $14 million to grow its luxury online resale marketplace, which it claims is "second only to eBay."
Indian home shopping business Homeshop18 has closed a $30 million funding round as it edges closer to an IPO.
Attune announced a $20 million round of investment to expand its offerings that help fashion and lifestyle brands implement business management software.
Editor's Pick Gustin is a San Francisco menswear line using crowdsourcing to redefine the way clothing is designed, created, and sold.
A new website called CoutureSQD lets women rent from stores like Zara and H&M for $25 a month.
Indochino makes shopping for suits and shirts as easy as possible with its online service that provides style and measurement guidance, and delivers custom clothing to your door.
What's so special about an ecommerce site for fashion addicts? Ask Earlybird Ventures, who just led a huge Series A for the startup.
Poshmark, the fashion mobile marketplace that has boomed in both growth and funding, finally launched its iPad app today.
E-commerce startup Warby Parker adds American Express and J. Crew to its group of investors to continue "disrupting glasses."
Google's connected glasses could get more fashionable, with spectacles startup Warby Parker reportedly in talks to help design it.
San Francisco-based Ajent is all about curation, and feeds its users just one "look" per day.
ShoeDazzle is reverting back to what it knows best: helping women find trendy, discounted shoes.
At Paris Fashion Week, technology and fashion collided when a model walked down the runway in a striking 3D printed dress.
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Fashion startup Polyvore is in an enviable position: it has an army of dedicated users importing 2 million items to the site each month, a new iPhone app, and the site pulled in 20 million unique visitors in 2012.
Zindigo collects $4 million for its social commerce platform that lets users open boutiques on Facebook and keep 40% of the profits.