Don't look now, but fashion isn't what it used to be. Grassroots marketplaces, internet-connected fabrics, and concepts like re-commerce, me-commerce, and subscription commerce have completely changed how people shop and what they expect their clothing to do. Functional fashion has taking on new meaning, with bras that tweet, shirts that monitor heartbeats, and bracelets that can unlock cars. Discover....
- What's hype in wearable technology, what's "meh", and why it still really matters.
- Which new business models are changing the landscape of fashion, and how everyone, from indie designers to large brands, can take advantage of them.
- How what's happening how will determine the new future of fashion–and why that's a good thing.
About Liza: Founder, Third Wave Fashion & Author, How We Buy Now
Liza Kindred is the founder of fashion tech think tank Third Wave Fashion. They provide insights and education to brands, investors and startups about the exploding world of fashion tech. The company publishes the only monthly Fashion Tech Report in the world, and has a database of 750+ fashion tech startups. Liza is writing a book about the future of commerce (The Third Wave of Commerce: How We Buy Now, O'Reilly, 2014), and speaks frequently about the future of fashion and the future of commerce. She also serves as cofounder of Lacquerous, a nail polish rental startup, and as advisor to a number of fashion tech startups.
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