NYC’s And Faith Label Drops First Collection on Fashion Moves Forward

Fit Battle contestant Abi Grafals just released the debut collection of his label, And Faith, which he wore on the show. Partnering with menswear blog Fashion Moves Forward to release the collection, this initial outing channels inspiration from rock-and-roll, menswear staples, and high-end wardrobe staples. The standout item from the range is a cropped black leather jacket, constructed from heavy cow pebbled leather and noting silk lining, stitch detailing, and Riri hardware. Additional pieces include a red and black cardigan, two short-sleeve T-shirts, and a pair of denim highlighted by Riri zippers running down…

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Amazon’s private label business is booming thanks to device sales, expanded fashion lines

Amazon has been doubling down on its private label business in recent months, though many of its own brands aren’t easily identifiable to consumers as they don’t indicate they’re Amazon-made products. But these private labels have been gaining steam, according to a new report out this week from 1010data. Several Amazon brands have been seeing tremendous growth, it found, including AmazonBasics, kids’ clothing brand Scout + Ro, Amazon Elements, and other Amazon-made devices like Echo, Kindle, and Fire TV. The report comes from analytics and insights firm 1010data, which regularly tracks…

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Will Flipkart’s gamble with new private label fashion succeed?

If electronics is the king of GMV, fashion is the king of margins in online commerce. Indian online market for fashion is estimated to be worth $12-14 billion by 2020 from the current $4 billion, according to a study by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Facebook. Home-grown e-commerce unicorn Flipkart, aware of this estimate, has, in the past three years, focussed on this category to ensure that it remains the market leader. In 2014, it acquired Myntra, and in 2016, Jabong. The alliance now claims to have 70 percent of…

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In the world of Bansals, woman-led The Label Life aims to be a profitable online lifestyle store

From three brands to one umbrella brand, The Label Life’s journey of taking tough calls and surviving rough winters. “Have we lost the plot?” “Is this why I really started the business?” These are questions most entrepreneurs either avoid or never quite get around to answering.  Preeta Sukhtankar, however, reached this stage within a year of starting up. The Label Corp has been in existence for over three years now, but the team celebrated their first-year anniversary this year. The first anniversary marks their shift towards one single brand. Preeta…

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Sam Cam the brand – what to expect from the Cefinn fashion label

The launch of Cefinn, a new fashion brand by Samantha Cameron, confirms that first lady chic is the defining look of our era. They say that the mood of a decade crystallises halfway through and, as this one comes into focus, the preeminent style icons are variations on the theme of soft power. From the Duchess of Cambridge’s globally documented royal wardrobe to Michelle Obama’s three Vogue covers, the consort in the corridors of power is the supermodel of our time. That our focus has drifted away from policy and…

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