A Grailed style shoot | Credit: Nick Maggio
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Arun Gupta’s Grailed is democratizing luxury streetwear. Still, is this actually a good thing?

In three years, Grailed has become the leading men’s streetwear resale platform. But there are grumbles about whether this is truly a positive.

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Ledbury founders, Paul Watson and Paul Trible celebrate winning at e-commerce. | Photo credit: Ledbury
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Flash and burn: A TechCrunch writer gets it wrong by blaming VCs for the fall of flash sales sites.

It’s one thing to talk about failure and point fingers, but when social politics is thrown into the mix, all bets are off.

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Mizzen+Main co-founders (from left to right) Web Smith and Kevin Lavelle, and former creative director Steven DeWitt | Photo credit: D Magazine
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Retailers like J.Crew are obsessed with data. (And it’s killing your shopping experience.)

Web Smith, co-founder of performance menswear upstart, Mizzen+Main, identifies a common shopping frustration, and offers ideas for how to fix it.

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Photo credit: Rob Boudon
Commentary

The wearable devolution.

Wearable tech’s fixation on gadgets represents a backwards step. Here, a set of improvements and a list of smart companies that offer a more thoughtful approach.

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Central St. Martins MA fashion director, Fabio Piras, and team | Photo Credit: 1 Granary
Commentary

Fashion schools favor creative teaching over practical business education (and many entrepreneurial-minded students are fed up).

In each industry there are systemic flaws and pointless practices that it just can’t seem to shake. Given some recent reports, it seems the fashion world’s problem – empty, conceptual design – is drilled in rather early. (884 words)

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Mint Juleps on the Lawn at the University of Virginia / Source: Life Archives
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He cited El-Tantawy’s images of London and Cairo as strong examples of how one could explore one’s own space as part of a public conversation / Source: WSJ
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Clooney has a laugh / Source: Lean / Luxe
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The two women giggled conspiratorially for a few moments, and Jadkowski asked if there was anything else she could do. / Source: NYT
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Mint Juleps on the Lawn at the University of Virginia / Source: Life Archives
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