Warby Parker flagship in SoHo NYC | Photo credit: Warby Parker
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Why the store of the future actually doesn’t want to sell you anything.

Warby Parker, Bonobos, and Kit and Ace have turned their stores into gathering places and social hubs. For them, stores are no longer strictly transactional.

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We’re fast becoming a ‘post-luxury’ society. So how should luxury brands be defined today?

With new ‘luxury’ brands arriving in droves each year, how do we separate the pretenders from the sincere?

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Chasing the ‘disruptor’ label leads to sameness.

Being a founder is hard enough, says subscriber Matt Scanlan of Naadam Cashmere. But following the ‘disruption’ blueprint, in hopes of landing the right press, can trick modern luxury brands into looking and acting exactly alike.

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A Kit and Ace store | Photo Credit: National Observer
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Prediction: There will be no more billion dollar brands.

Lawrence Lenihan, CEO of Resonance, an early-stage fashion investment firm, lays out out his bold prediction for the future of the modern luxury marketplace.

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Warby Parker’s only scratching the surface. Here’s what true disruption will look like.

David Barton, CEO of high-end eyewear brand, David Kind, discusses the ‘dark triangle’ holding back eyewear disruption.

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