Elyse Walker and its corresponding e-commerce site, forwardbyelysewalker.com, is building an increasingly global businesses via e-commerce — one that outpaces that of its physical store by several times. Dallas’ Forty Five Ten toyed with e-commerce in late 2012 on its own site at fortyfiveten.com but really expanded its reach via global online marketplace Farfetch.com last year.
Entrepreneurs also are adapting the pure-play model in the fashion world. Montreal-based SSENSE began simultaneously on and offline, while three-year-old Moda Operandi’s business is based on the digital trunk-show model. At this stage, they are fledglings in the e-commerce world, but growing rapidly.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)