Erika Girardi


Influencers, Celebrity Remain Key Parts of ShoeDazzle Growth Strategy

The business’ new general manager looks to continue collaborations, as the company refines the apparel assortment and continues to test at retail.

clock April 9, 2019Kari Hamanaka

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Fashion Scoops

Fabletics to Kick Pop-Ups Into Gear via Varsity Spirit Deal

The activewear brand will link with Varsity Spirit in a deal that brings its product to the forefront at cheer and dance events.

clock October 24, 2018Kari Hamanaka


At Work: The Tech Set Edition

What some of the West Coast’s top tech executives are wearing in the office and at the beach as the temperatures rise.

clock July 19, 2018Kari Hamanaka and Adriana Lee



Goat Hires First Chief Operating Officer to Grow Female Base

Lizzie Francis joins after past gigs at Gilt Groupe and TechStyle Fashion Group.

clock June 19, 2018Kari Hamanaka


Fashion Scoops

Source: Rihanna, TechStyle Work Out Lingerie Deal

The two are said to be collaborating ahead of a possible IPO for the fast-fashion firm.

clock March 6, 2018Kari Hamanaka

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ShoeDazzle to Boost Influencer Marketing, Expand Into Apparel

The online shoe brand has a rosy outlook for holiday as it looks to increase its influencer efforts next year.

clock November 14, 2017Kari Hamanaka

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Fashion Scoops

Kate Hudson’s Fabletics Launches Women’s Footwear Push

The activewear brand, part of TechStyle Fashion Group, is rolling out shoes.

clock September 19, 2017Kari Hamanaka


Business Features

Start Me Up: Fashion Warms to Tech Culture, Practices

Fashion’s players, from luxury conglomerates to retailers, are increasingly turning to start-up culture to fuel innovation, compete for consumers and talent, and gain relevance among a new generation of workers.

clock August 30, 2017Kari Hamanaka and Katya Foreman

Katrina Lake, founder and ceo of Stitch Fix.


What to Watch: Who Is Ripe for a Big Exit?

A number of contenders appear to be playing the waiting game when it comes to an IPO or acquisition.

clock August 22, 2017Kari Hamanaka

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Fashion Scoops

JustFab, Betches Partnership Expands to Product Collaboration

The two, which announced a partnership in the fall, have released a collection of T-shirts, totes and other accessories.

clock May 23, 2017Kari Hamanaka

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Fabletics Seeks to Continue Momentum as Some in Activewear Contract

A potential rationalization of the activewear market could be a boon to the fast-growing brand.

clock April 21, 2017Kari Hamanaka

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Snap IPO Shines Spotlight on L.A. Tech, but Will It Woo More Investment?

Big buzz is now brewing around Snap’s debut on the stock market, with some saying there could be a residual impact on L.A.’s broader tech community and perhaps its fashion tech players.

clock March 3, 2017Kari Hamanaka

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Etail West 2017: TechStyle CMO on Taking Data to Next Level

The El Segundo-based fast-fashion company is testing personalized video, adding that to its arsenal of tech tools to attract and retain customers.

clock March 1, 2017Kari Hamanaka

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Fashion Scoops

Fabletics, U.N. Foundation’s Girl Up to Team on Capsule Collections, Events

The fast-growing activewear brand announced its first major charity partnership.

clock January 19, 2017Kari Hamanaka

TechStyle Fashion group president of global production Jack McCue


TechStyle’s TechFirst Strategy Has It on Course to Hit $1B

The company’s data scientists are the backbone to its rapid-reaction operations.

clock November 21, 2016Kari Hamanaka

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