Video: Stitching fashion back together
PVH is taking a unique approach to implementing disruptive innovation along the fashion value chain that will shape the industry for years to come. In this 2019 WebSummit talk, Anne-Christine Polet (SVP of Digital Ventures at PVH Europe’s corporate startups, Hatch and Stitch) discussed the challenges designers face and the need to modernize the...
Aug 31, 2020
Web Summit 2019 talk with Amber Jae Slooten about digital design, technology and innovation
""You have to learn software to create something new, but it gives you a lot more creativity," says Amber Jae Slooten of the digital fashion house The Fabricant about digital design. "You can design anything you want with any material. Maybe you want to make a dress out of water. In the digital world everything is possible, you are no longer...
Dec 4, 2019
Web Summit 2019 talk over social commerce met UK start-up LetsBab
Bonnie Takhar, former CEO of Charlotte Olympia, talks about how the idea for its e-commerce platform LetsBab was created ten years ago. LetsBab was launched earlier this year in the UK and the US. Via the app you can recommend your fashion, beauty and lifestyle products to friends and family. You can share a product via sms, e-mail or social...
Dec 2, 2019
Web summit on what comes after retail's "Era of Experience"
Lisbon - Physical retail and online, or physical versus online. According to Annia Spiliopoulos, Global CEO of the British luxury jewellery brand Links of London and Annastasia Seebohm, Group CEO of the British concierge service Quintessentially (a luxury lifestyle management service for its affiliated members), the luxury market is about the...
Nov 20, 2019
Web Summit: the future of retail according to Tommy Hilfiger
Lisbon - "We believe in digitisation. Digital is the new future. It is the new norm. We implement it in all facets of our company, from product innovation in 3D design to artificial influencers," reports Daniel Grieder, CEO Tommy Hilfiger Global & PVH Europe during the internet technology congress Web Summit in Lisbon, where on Thursday the...
Nov 13, 2019
Video: Alexander Wang on Fashion as a user experience
When you design with the end user in mind you have to make sure it is experience driven. Alexander Wang sits down with Isabel Hilton to explore how the company has changed the way they show, design and produce their product and create campaigns that are both socially engaging and experiential. Source: Web Summit, YouTube.
Dec 4, 2018
Video: Modernising traditional brands
Featuring Tommy Hilfiger CEO Daniel Grieder, Nadja Swarovski, Jim Lanzone from CBS & Karen Tso from CNBC. Source: Web Summit, YouTube.
Dec 4, 2018
Web Summit 2018: Alexander Wang in search of a virtual muse
Lisbon - Alexander Wang is in search of a company that can build him a virtual muse, as the American designer dreams of having his own influencer who he can dress and have visit the various restaurants and shops he wants to promote to fans. That’s what Wang said on Wednesday at the world's largest internet technology congress Web Summit, which...
Nov 14, 2018
Web Summit 2018: 'Soon there will be robots in our stores'
Lisbon - "In ten years time there will be robots in our stores, what they do there exactly, how they are used, I do not know yet, but they will be there, I'm sure." That's what Daniel Grieder, CEO of Tommy Hilfiger, said on Thursday at the internet technology congress Web Summit that took place last week in Lisbon. Grieger, a self-declared...
Nov 12, 2018
Web Summit: The 'fashionization' of wearables
London - “How far away is the tipping point of wearables?” asked Eric Migicovsky, CEO of Pebble, the first commercialized smartwatch to hit the market during theWeb Summit, the world’s largest tech conference in Dublin. “I think that we are close when it comes to size, price and technology. But we are still fighting the battle every day from 2...
Nov 6, 2015
Web Summit: Bringing together ’two polar opposite industries’ Fashion & Tech
With 42,000 people attending from 134 countries around the globe, its safe to say that the Web Summit, held in Dublin, Ireland has grown to become the world’s largest technological conference. Attendees were able to explore 21 different summits covering numerous areas including E-commerce, Virtual Reality and Education for the past 3 days....
Nov 5, 2015