Throw Out All of Your Uncomfortable Underwear Right Now

Life’s too short for uncomfortable underwear. I was reminded of my disdain for the underwear often offered to women or photographed in magazines when I came across a reader comment on Cup of Jo: My snarky goal one year was to replace all of my small, silly underwear with huge panties and just BE OK … Read moreThrow Out All of Your Uncomfortable Underwear Right Now

Mogu’s long journey: From rejecting Alibaba’s advances to US IPO

Mogu, a Tencent-backed service that offers fashion content and products to young women, has joined a string of Chinese tech companies pressing ahead to sell their shares through initial public offerings in the US before the year-end. Mogu priced its sale at $14 per share on Wednesday, toward the lower end of a marketed range. … Read moreMogu’s long journey: From rejecting Alibaba’s advances to US IPO

FabFitFun surpasses $200 million in revenue as it hits million-subscriber milestone

At least one million people will be receiving the next FabFitFun box as the Los Angeles company surpasses $200 million in revenue and continues its run as one of the startups to watch in the Los Angeles tech community.  As it renews its focus on media — doubling down on new programming in a bid … Read moreFabFitFun surpasses $200 million in revenue as it hits million-subscriber milestone

Investors see an opportunity framed in Lensabl’s prescription lens fulfillment business

Lensabl, the company that has built a business putting prescription lenses into any style of glasses frame, has raised $3.7 million in a new round of funding.  Based in Los Angeles, Lensabl already has an agreement inked with the city’s latest tech wunderkind, partnering with the spectacles-producing augmented reality luminaries at Snap. “We are the … Read moreInvestors see an opportunity framed in Lensabl’s prescription lens fulfillment business

Luxury fashion marketplace Farfetch opens trading on NYSE at $27, a pop of 35 percent

It’s been a strong year for tech IPOs so far, and it looks like today’s debut of Farfetch — a UK-based shopping site for luxury fashion — is on trend, so to speak. The company opened trading today — on NYSE under the ticker FTCH — at $27, making for a decent pop of 35 … Read moreLuxury fashion marketplace Farfetch opens trading on NYSE at $27, a pop of 35 percent