Visual search for High Fashion…Will it take off?

Interesting story on finding stuff online from High Fashion Collections. An invite to a press event Wednesday has sparked speculation that Google will apply its newly-purchased Like.com assets to help consumers buy clothing they see online and in person this holiday season.   For more information check out the link below. http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2010/11/15/google-to-apply-visual-search-to-high-fashion/

Behind the Seams…The history of Missoni

Missoni originally a Husband – and -wife design Team. Ottavio Missoni (b. 1932, Dalmatia, Italy) and Rosita Jelmini (b. 1932 Varese, Italy) founded the fabulous Missoni Company in 1953. Ottavio had previously owned a firm that made tracksuits and Rosita had worked for her family’s bedding company. With just a few knitting machines, the couple began to produce knitwear which they…

Behind the Trend…The Turban

A turban is a long scarf of fine linen, cotton or silk worn around the head in a wound fashion. Turbans are typically worn by Muslim and Sikh men. In the early 20th century, Paul poiret featured turbans with orientally inspired harem pants and tunics, made of lavish fabrics and exotically decorated. From 1910 to…