In terms of iconic ready-to-wear collections, Marc Jacobs’s Spring 1993 offering for Perry Ellis ranks high on the list of those that drastically changed the fashion landscape. Instead of sticking to the clean designs that were in vogue at that time, Jacobs tapped the energy of the grunge and punk scene instead, sending out clothes that were decidedly dressed down and shockingly unpolished. (It was such new territory that it eventually got him fired from the label.) One can’t
Alibaba Group debuted its first “FashionAI” concept store on Wednesday, demonstrating a stress-free way to shop with the help of artificial intelligence.
The pilot store, open for a limited time only from Thursday through Saturday at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, showcases Guess apparel through innovations such as “smart mirrors,” which display product information on a nearby screen when shoppers are touching or picking up a garment. The smart mirror also makes mix-and-m