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Fashion Industry Embraces Crowdfunding

In keeping with the fashion theme from yesterday (men’s rompers, ughh), the fashion industry appears to be embracing crowdfunding for a number of reasons including: Venture Capitalists don’t fund fashion; most Venture Capitalists are men and don’t get fashion, leaving … Continue reading

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Crowdfunded Man’s Romper “Just Wrong”

I could blog today about how a great crowdfunding campaign bought bicycles for a police unit in the UK, but instead was distracted by the one for #romphim. This campaign has blown through their target so that they can create … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Japanese Site For Underserved

Crowdfunding is truly an international phenomenon.(Just reporting, not commenting). ” Heart Closet, a newly formed fashion brand dedicated to serving the needs of (well endowed) women, flew far past its capital-raising goal on Japanese crowdfunding site EnjiNE….The project was seeking … Continue reading

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Fashion Brands Crowdfund For Cash and Ideas

Will hiking-sneaker-boots be as successful as dress-pant-yoga-pants? The Wall Street Journal is noting that apparel brands are trying to get closer to their customers by having them help design fashion and then pre-buy it online via crowdfunding. By the way, … Continue reading

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