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More than half of consumers shop online and offline equally

CONTINUE TO SITE ➞. Dive Brief At least 60% or more of consumers in the U.S., U.K. and Germany said they shop equally offline and online, according to a March Periscope by McKinsey report... While the respondents said they still prefer to shop offline for items like clothes, home furnishings,...


How I Shop: Lyn Slater, Fashion's 'Accidental Icon'

We spoke to with Slater about her earliest shopping memories, how her style doesn't follow trends and what vintage pieces she's currently stocking up ......


The Shockingly Strong Staying Power Of Home Shopping

A little under a year ago, a strange rumor began to make the rounds in the commerce ecosystem: Amazon was about to buy a TV home shopping network. The deal never went anywhere, but at the time, it left plenty of people scratching their heads: What on Earth would Amazon...


The evolution of the 'quick trip to the store'

Customer experiences, shoppers will quickly defect to rival retailers. Consider how cosmetics company Sephora has embraced the customer experience. 's. decision to help facilitate customers' active lifestyles. The company's Manhattan store now features a concierge that helps customers find local yoga instructors. With each purchase, click or login, customers reveal...


Shakeup Spells Trouble at J.Crew

Introducing sub-brands into J.Crew stores, while smartly bolstering the profile of fast-growing labels like Madewell, risked muddying the retailer's identity and alienating core customers. Holiday store traffic fell 2.7 percent last year for US apparel retailers, according to Cowen. Today the crush is more like a trickle, in part...


The Best Places to Shop for Women's Streetwear

Highsnobiety's women-focused shopping content is put together by our team of in-the-know women curators and writers to bring you the very best in streetwear, fashion, and sneakers. As the line between high fashion and streetwear continues to blur, the likes of Farfetch and SSENSE are expanding their offering, while...


Vintage war machines live on at Paul Allen's Flying Heritage

Eli Spaun, 5, Vin Capelli, 7, and Zoe Spaun, 7 peer at the underside of a M5A1 Stuart Light Tank in the new 30,000-square-foot hangar at the Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum at Paine Field on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 in Everett, Wa. The new hangar allows visitors...


A Definitive Guide to Styling (and Shopping) Fall's Prairie Dress Trend

The prairie dress is an oft-misunderstood piece of clothing. Designers such as Calvin Klein, Zimmermann, Coach and Etro have reimagined the trend, making the prairie dress acceptable not only for country girls-but city dwellers and It-girls, too. When styled properly, the modern-day prairie dress exudes equal parts Western romance...


How to start a fashion boutique

There are two main approaches here - designer fashion and fast fashion. For most people, boutiques are synonymous with designer fashion. Fast fashion boutiques will buy clothes wholesale, curating them to fit their audience and current trends. Search out fashion PR firms and sales agencies - in London, LE...


11 Gifts for Your Favorite Music Lover

Speakers-from minimal, modular systems that are impeccably designed to grab-and-go options ready for sand, snow, and sleet-couldn't be easier to set up or more mind-blowing in their performance, while headphones-whether for working out, blissing out, or for traveling-finally manage to both a) fit and b) deliver more, rather than...


Shopping in Amsterdam? Here's a Vogue-approved checklist of where to go

Whether you're looking for a few quick buys after your coffee shop visits, or have a long list you need to tend to before your flight back home, there's a lot to satiate the shopaholic in you here. Quirky finds at The Nine Streets, high street brands at Kalverstraat,...


Wildly popular beauty startup Glossier just opened its first flagship store in New York City. Here's ...

Glossier, a previously online-only beauty and skincare brand founded in 2014, just opened its first flagship store in New York City. Since the company first started in 2014, Glossier has raised a whopping $86 million in venture funding and gained a cult following among millennials. The flagship store opened...


Forget Black Friday, Singles Day is the world's biggest shopping event

Alibaba, the giant Chinese e-retailer that promoted the day as an opportunity-or excuse-for single people to treat themselves with new purchases, has seen its revenues on Nov. 11 grow from $100 million in 2009 to 250 times that in 2017, $25 billion. Singles Day dwarfs the three other largest...


Guitar Center Was Once on a Precipice. Now It's Growing Faster Than Ever

Ron Japinga, who took over Guitar Center in 2016 as its sixth CEO in roughly as many years, tells Rolling Stone that the company's impending doom was exaggerated because of general public skepticism about the future of physical retail. Guitar Center plans to renovate other locations and open seven...


Designing Costumes for The Gods of Strangers

Olivia Freear - dancer, artist and designer - comes from the glittering world of burlesque. Until now, she's created sparkling one-off pieces for Adelaide Cabaret Festival, but in her first job as costume designer with the State Theatre Company of South Australia, Freear explores the muted tones of the...


From Goop Lab to One Kings Lane: 8 New Design Destinations to Know

"The details of goop Lab in New York reference the relaxed elegance of homes built in Hollywood in the 1930s, and designed by the likes of Billy Haines, Paul Williams, and Billy Baldwin," said Steven Johanknecht, a principal from Commune, the Los Angeles-based design studio that worked on the...


5 Ways To Shop More Sustainably

There are so many amazing sources of vintage fashion that offer guilt-free fashion purchases. I have found silk slips from the Twenties to sleep in, ......


LA-based designer Kerry Joyce brings eclectic style to Houston

If it's a modern home, it could be vintage furniture that has a past. ... I get unlacquered brass and have artisans antique it by washing it with steel wool....


Transgender clothing closets are a major win for self-expression—and mental health

While many people take for granted that they can walk into a store and leave with a garment that reflects how they feel on the inside, it's not so easy for those who identify as transgender or non-binary. With this in mind, a growing number of LGBTQ+ resource centers...


Vintage Warehouse Sale (End of Year Cleanout)

Vintage Bar Carts. Vintage Magazines. Silver Platters. Non-Vintage Designer Clothing and Shoes. Only Posted 50 Photos but much more at the sale!...