This article showcases our top picks for the best San Francisco based Fashion companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Fashion industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top San Francisco Fashion Companies
Stitch Fix is a personal styling platform that delivers curated and personalized apparel and accessory items for women.
Cuyana is an online fashion brand that believes in fewer, better things. It creates apparel and accessories, designed with a classic, modern aesthetic, sourced from the world’s highest quality materials and crafted to last a lifetime.
By selling directly to customers rather than through other retailers, Cuyana is able to offer high-quality, timeless pieces at attainable prices. Cyana was founded in 2013 and is based in San Francisco, California..
The RealReal is the world’s largest online marketplace for authenticated, consigned luxury goods. With a rigorous authentication process overseen by experts, The RealReal provides a safe and reliable platform for consumers to buy and sell their luxury items.
We have 150+ in-house gemologists, horologists and brand authenticators who inspect thousands of items each day. As a sustainable company, we give new life to pieces by hundreds of brands, from Gucci to Cartier, supporting the circular economy.
We make consigning effortless with free in-home pickup, drop-off service, virtual appointments and direct shipping for individual consignors and estates. At our stores in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, Palo Alto and San Francisco, customers can shop, consign, and meet with our experts.
At our 11 Luxury Consignment Offices, six of which are in our retail stores, our expert staff provides free valuations.. .
Affirm is a financial technology services company that offers installment loans to consumers at the point of sale. The company was founded with a goal to create honest financial products and services that empower consumers and improve lives.
It aims to revolutionize the banking industry to be more accountable and accessible to consumers. Today, Affirm provides millions of shoppers an alternative to traditional credit cards at the point of sale, giving them the flexibility to buy now and make simple monthly payments for their purchases.
Unlike payment options that have compounding interest and unexpected costs, Affirm shows customers upfront exactly what they’ll pay each month — with no hidden fees and no surprises. Affirm partners with over 2,000 merchants to give shoppers the option to pay with Affirm at checkout including well-known brands across retail including home furnishings, travel, personal fitness, electronics, apparel and beauty, and more.
Loans are made in partnership with Afirm’s originating bank partner Cross River Bank, a New Jersey State Chartered Commercial Bank, Member FDIC. Jeffrey Kaditz, Max Levchin, and Nathan Gettings established the San Francisco, California-based company in 2012..
Gap Inc. is a global retailer offering clothing, accessories, and personal care products for men, women, and children under the Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Piperlime, Athleta, and Intermix brands.
Gap Inc. products are available for purchase in more than 90 countries worldwide through about 3,200 company-operated stores, nearly 400 franchise stores, and e-commerce sites.
Gap Inc. was co-founded by Don Fisher and Doris Fisher in 1969..
Everlane is a clothing design and manufacturing company that specializes in designing clothing and footwear for men and women. It also provides an online marketplace that allows individuals to create accounts and purchase their products online.
The company was founded in 2010 and headquartered in San Francisco, California.. .
ThirdLove is a fast-growing intimates brand that believes fit should come first. Our mission is to help every woman find her perfect fit by combining the best design and technology.
Instead of using standard industry measurements, ThirdLove bras are designed with real women in mind, and we developed proprietary ½-cup sizes based on thousands of real women’s measurements to help women everywhere find a better-fitting bra. Every aspect of the ThirdLove bra has been reinvented to maximize fit and comfort, as we believe the best bra is one you never think about.
And, we’re so confident in our innovative design that we offer every woman the option to try our bras—for free—before buying. For us, it’s not just about the bra: it’s about how you feel in it..
Rothy’s transforms sustainable materials into beautiful products for life on the go. Redefining expectations of comfort, style and sustainability, Rothy’s began by turning single-use plastic water bottles into artfully-designed shoes, and recently furthered its commitment to material innovation with the launch of The Bag Collection using recycled marine plastics.
Considering every step of production, Rothy’s owns and operates its state-of-the-art production workshop and uses a proprietary 3D knitting process to significantly reduce material waste. Since launching in 2016, Rothy’s has repurposed over 60 million water bottles and today is approaching two million customers worldwide.
Rothy’s has raised a total of $44M in funding over 3 rounds, including secondary investments. In total, only $5M out outside capital has gone on Rothy’s balance sheet.
Their latest funding was raised on Dec 18, 2018, a secondary investment from Goldman Sachs.. .
MTailor is an iPad or iPhone service for men to capture their shirt size dimensions and have tailor made shirts made and delivered.
Dolls Kill started as a rebellious movement in response to a general lack in the proper fulfillment of online shopping sites. Tired of the same old clothing brands and rigid stern-faced models, Dolls Kil was created to subvert the established shopping etiquette.
Always emphasizing change and experimentation in fashion is the key to the Dolls Kill movement. Encouraging personal freedom from a defined style, and the balls to stand out from a crowd..
Printify offers a marketplace that connects e-commerce merchants and print on demand dropshipping producers. Merchants create and sell custom products – apparel, wall art, home decor, accessories and more – with their design.
Print on Demand producers print one item at a time and drop-ship directly to end customers on behalf of a merchant’s store – the whole process is fully automated. We believe time is the most valuable asset, so we try to do everything possible to make Print on Demand E-Commerce as simple as possible.
Our mission is to help entrepreneurs save time and make more money. We strive to provide delightful user experiences..
Touch of Modern
Touch of Modern is a curated, online shopping destination for men to discover unexpected products, fashion brands, and accessories to elevate their lifestyle. We showcase one-of-a-kind, in-season products from well-known brands and up-and- coming designers that are hard to find in mainstream retailers or at better prices.
We are the fastest growing men’s e-commerce company with over seven and a half million registered users, one million orders driven, 150 percent year-over-year growth and $17 million in venture funding.. .
Chubbies is an eCommerce company dedicated to men’s short shorts. The company revolves around a customer service-focused business model offering free three-day shipping, free returns, social advertising campaigns, and dedicated human customer service lines.
Currently, they are only sold on the Chubbies website.. .
Olivela is an online luxury retail platform with a philanthropic business model. Olivela is an entirely new retail concept with a mission to provide funding to improve the lives of children around the world.
Olivela enables luxury brands the opportunity to transform inventory into measurable impact and consumers to fund important children’s causes simply by buying what they love. The company was founded by social entrepreneur, Stacey Boyd in 2017, in California..
FREY is a clothing care start-up created with the lofty objective of transforming the laundry industry.
Senreve is a luxury handbag company for the multifaceted modern woman. With Senreve, women are now free to go about their day with ease, empowered to better live their busy, modern lifestyles.
From phone and wallet to laptop and lipstick—finally a beautiful bag that knows how to multitask. What they’ve created is a seamless blend of elegant design, impeccable quality, and innovative construction.
Their bags are sleek, structured, and designed to carry life in style. They’re also lightweight, travel-friendly, and just as appropriate for a business meeting as they are for happy hour or brunch..
ModCloth.com is a rip-roaringly innovative, rapidly growing e-tailer of vintage-inspired fashion and decor that’s out to shake up the way fashion is discovered, developed, and delivered. Through groundbreaking technology and press-recognized social media, they’re creating a user-empowering platform that’s redefining the face of social commerce.
Founded in a CMU dorm room by high school sweethearts Eric & Susan Koger, ModCloth now has over 400 employees and offices in San Francisco, LA, and Pittsburgh.. .
unspun is a robotics and digital apparel company building custom jeans for each consumer, on demand. Our mission is to reduce global carbon emissions by 1% through automated, localized, and intentional manufacturing.
Our revolutionary technology is currently being realized through our award-winning brand unspun.io (one of TIME’s Best Inventions of 2019), a software B2B platform powering digital customization for multiple large apparel labels, and a National Science Foundation-backed hardware team working on the future of additive and automated apparel production. We’re a fast-moving company powered by Fifty Years, Prelude Ventures, SOSV, and the H&M Foundation.
We also happen to make the best fitting jeans on the planet.. .
Forma is building photorealistic avatars that are a dynamic and deeply personal form for people’s online identity. We believe that as our online lives grow in importance, people look for more authenticity and relatability – and for everybody on the planet there is nothing more familiar than an image of themselves.
Through Forma’s computer vision and graphics technology, users can create a flexible visual identity from a single photo of themselves, instantly and photorealistically. Today they can try on any outfit whether just for fun or before buying on e-commerce, and soon they will be able star in a movie, video game, TV show, YouTube clip, billboard ad, VR/AR, etc.
The company was founded in late 2017, early in the commercialization of the recent breakthroughs in deep learning. We’ve raised seed funding from top VCs and angels and are SF-based by the Caltrain station..
Operator’s homescreen is an outbox of your requests. The request is routed to Operators with expertise on or an affiliation with the right product category, brand, or store.
They will research the best thing to buy for you. Rather than computers, Operators are real humans, and you can see their name and face in the message thread.
The Operator messages you back with purchase options that you can give feedback on. Operator sends you receipts in-line, and has the product shipped to you as fast as you need it..
Allbirds is an apparel and fashion company that specializes in manufacturing eco-friendly wool shoes. It is dedicated to making the most sustainable footwear using premium natural materials, designed for the to and fro of everyday life.
The company is driven by a mission to prove that comfort, good design, and sustainability don’t have to be mutually exclusive. Its commitment to making better shoes in a better way is fueled by a belief that the shoe industry needs to focus less on flash and more on thoughtfulness.
Allbirds is based in San Francisco and founded in 2015.. .
Rocksbox is transforming the way women discover and buy jewelry. We are a fast-growing, venture-backed jewelry eCommerce business building the destination retail brand for jewelry and accessories.
We’re passionate about delivering products our customers love, leveraging technology and data to do so.Our team is cross-functional, collaborative, and positive. People come first, and we love working with smart, passionate, creative people every day..
Betabrand is the crowdfunding platform for fashion. Based in San Francisco, we make community-sourced real-world products every week.
VIDA is an e-commerce platform that takes advantage of direct-to-fabric technology resulting in the large scale production of unique apparel from designers around the world. With this process, any submitted design can go from sketch to completion in a week with any of VIDA’s ten manufacturers.
With this process, any submitted design can go from sketch to completion in a week with any of VIDA’s ten manufacturers. By carefully selecting its partnerships, VIDA is bridging the gap between artists and consumers while promoting socially responsible fashion.
By carefully selecting its partnerships, VIDA is bridging the gap between artists and consumers while promoting socially responsible fashion.. .
American Giant is an apparel brand that is rethinking the traditional supply chain in order to deliver quality American-made clothing. By selling direct to the consumer, American Giant is able to invest in the quality of the product and pass savings on to the customer.
American Giant was founded in 2012 and headquartered in San Francisco, California.. .
Trumaker is a new kind of men’s apparel brand where every guy gets a stylist. Trumaker makes high quality clothing that fits by designing a full made-to-measure and off-the-rack line.
Outfitters (Stylists) provide a local personalized experience where they provide style guidance, collect customer measurements, and preferences – making re-ordering online simple without concern for fit. Once a client gets fitted, reordering online or through the guidance of their Outfitter is easy..
Honeylove is a San Francisco fashion startup that designs and manufactures next-generation shapewear garments called “Sculptwear.” Our mission is to put women in control of their curves and unleash the confidence that comes with it. What makes Sculptwear different from other shapewear brands? We created a novel way of shaping the body that shifts targeted areas rather than squeezing everything flat.
The result is a more fit appearance with added posture support. Our designs are as beautiful as they are functional, making the wearer feel fabulous at every stage of getting dressed..
UNYQ is a global medical device company with industry-leading innovative mass customized products, that is reimagining orthopedic devices by using 3D printing to create personalization. Our first product line, UNYQ ARMOR™ is a complete set of prosthetic covers for upper and lower limb amputees.
These covers are reimbursement by most health insurances and offer amputees revolutionary personalization and choice. Our second product, the UNYQ Align™ Scoliosis Brace, developed in collaboration with 3D Systems and Studio Bitonti, is an award-winning digitally designed brace that offers unprecedented comfort and empowers patients to reach their treatment goals.
UNYQ products help orthopedic professionals achieve the clinical results they expect and deliver effective, cutting-edge options to their patients by developing digital tools, including the first ever smartphone app for creating 3D printed prosthetics and orthopedic devices.. .
Hemster is an on-demand tailoring service that empowers customers to create their own size no matter where they shop. It offers and provides alteration and tailoring services to brand name retailers across the country.
Hemster eliminates the most frustrating part of shopping: finding that perfect size. Instead of making shoppers look for their perfect size, retailers can now create a tailored size from off-the-rack inventory using Hemster’s Perfect Fit Platform.
It was founded in 2015 and operates in the Bay Area, Los Angeles, and New York.. .
Try clothes for free from online stores such as Nordstrom, Revolve and Zara. Featured in Forbes, Business Insider and Refinery29.
Twice is like a brick & mortar clothing resale store, but online. Sellers send in their clothing (we pay shipping), and we make an offer for their items.
We pay for everything upfront, so you get your cash right away! Buyers purchase items from our store, where most of our items are available for 70-90% off retail. And we offer free shipping on orders over $49 ($5 otherwise) and flexible 30-day returns..
They are changing the way women shop online by redesigning the art of bra shopping, one of the most unpleasant shopping experiences they have personally endured. Instead, they created a proprietary way to fit women online in 2 minutes with no measuring tape.
Every woman (you!) then experiences an entirely different and personalized lingerie shop that’s fun, fashionable and yes, truly intimate. Their founders bring together consumer technology, ecommerce and intimate apparel backgrounds from Microsoft, Vanity Fair Brands, Bain Capital Ventures, BCG and RentTheRunway.
They are thrilled to be well-funded by top-tier venture capital firms and angels from both coasts.. .
GearLaunch offers a sophisticated platform for E2E commerce, a rapidly emerging category that focuses on the full e-commerce value chain. The company provides the tools and resources for online retailers to build completely independent and scalable online businesses, giving them complete control of their customer relationships and enabling infinite scale.
GearLaunch customers range from regional and specialty outlets to large global brands. To learn more and request a demo, visit www.gearlaunch.com.
PLAE design products that celebrate the individual, value the sustainable, and promote a spirit of fearless exploration. The company’s shoes are made from eco-friendly, breathable, and washable materials that are engineered to be durable, flexible, and customizable to allow for the natural development of children’s feet.
Their goal is to erase that line and harness the power of play for everyone—starting with shredding the notion of age limits, of growing up, of losing that spirit of joy. PLAE was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California, USA..
Markhor makes and delivers handcrafted shoes in 5 days at half the price of designer brands. They contract directly with the same craftsmen who make shoes for some of the top European brands, pay them up to 5X more, cut out the middlemen, and pass on 50% in savings to the final customer.
Every year over $15 billion worth of luxury shoes are purchased worldwide. However, the shoemakers often live on less than $5/day.
When you buy a pair of luxury shoes today, more than half of the money you spend goes to middlemen who do not design or make the shoes, nor supply the raw materials of the shoes. Thankfully, the era of luxury apparel companies attracting high-end customers while at the same time exploiting workers in developing countries is coming to an end.
Today, more and more customers of luxury goods want to connect with the craftsmen who make their products, and care about their welfare. So far, they’ve raised money from two of their earliest customers Vijay Rao and Nadeem Sheikh..
SockSoho is the fastest growing direct-to-consumer sock brand for men. SockSoho was backed by Y Combinator in 2020. In fact, some of the biggest Hollywood and Bollywood celebs, and top CEOs are regularly spotted in SockSoho socks.
The founders of SockSoho are Pritika Mehta, a data scientist who quit her lucrative job in the US to build this venture, and Simar Singh, a Computer Science graduate who found his passion in growth marketing.
A beautifully advanced way to find your right fit. The Avametric software platform provides automated content creation for brands, retail & e-commerce sales tools, and increased efficiency in garment design & development.
We are proudly backed and supported by our lead investors at Khosla Ventures. .
Mike Natenshon started making custom shirts because we couldn’t find any that fit and felt like the old staples in his rotation. ML shirts come in half sizes, Smedium, Marge & Larger.
They are knit with amazingly soft natural fabric that has been totally pre-shrunk. And they are sustainably made right in San Francisco.
Get involved by becoming a fan! Our fans help us pick new designs, win free gear and help spread the word about a new start-up that’s trying to shake things up in the apparel world.. .
Sourceeasy is building a global framework to power apparel manufacturing and distribution. That framework consists of: – digitizing styles and its components to a mix-and-match array.
– powering volume to create predictable vendor and factory behavior. – building a SaaS platform to automate manufacturing and distribution of apparel.
The Sourceeasy platform indexes every style of clothing we make the first time and puts it on “Speed Dial” to vendors, turning garment production into a simple mouse click. We turn small batch, quick turn manufacturing into a predictable, repeatable, scalable process for Brands and Retailers in the $300B Fast Fashion Industry.
Sourceasy was launched by Pranay Srinivasan, and Chirag Chamoli, in March 2013 and is operated from San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, Shanghai, Hyderabad and Ho Chi Minh City.. .
Based in San Francisco, CA, Weddington Way offers Millennials a new way to shop for weddings, featuring an exclusive collection of fresh + modern bridesmaid dresses. Weddington Way designs and manufactures their own dresses – meaning no middle-men, no markups, and styles crafted with detail and intention that you can’t find anywhere else.
Weddington Way pioneered a community-centric shopping experience that lets friends shop together online in a virtual showroom. With its technology-first approach, Weddington Way is a breath of fresh air in the wedding planning process.
For more information, please visit http://www.weddingtonway.com.. .
Part & Parcel
Part & Parcel is a community commerce platform for plus-size women, selling apparel and footwear plus to plus. Founded by Lauren Haber Jonas, with the belief that plus-size women deserve a world that’s rich with options in clothing, community and opportunity.
Lauren set out to create the kind of shopping experience she never had as a plus-size woman herself. Where she could feel genuinely welcomed and no longer an afterthought.
Where shopping for clothes could be a source of joy and affinity. With a selling model that would provide a flexible path to prosperity for plus-size women..
We make scented treasures. Using synesthesia, we help you find which of our scents are best for you.
Then, we give you mermaid kisses and bear hugs.. .
Short Story is a personal styling service for petite women. We curate petite-friendly, high quality boxes of styles by listening to what our clients want.
We believe petite women should have the same great shopping experience as everyone else–no compromises on fit, style, or quality. Our mission is to help her find fit, discover new trends, and evolve her personal style.
We want her to feel and look fabulous, so she has more time to do what she loves.. .
Le Tote is an online fashion subscription service that delivers rental fashion directly to women’s doors. Its analytical, data-driven approach to retail aims to fundamentally transform the next generation of commerce.
Leveraging more than 2B customer data points, the proprietary style and personalization engine is fully powered by algorithms, and supported by custom-built, end-to-end technology and logistics solutions. It was founded in 2012 and headquartered in San Francisco, California..
JustFab is a fashion retail and styling platform that provides a personalized e-commerce service.
Westward Leaning offers sunglasses that celebrate human achievement by integrating unique materials specific to a past or present human.
Fit to Form
Fit to Form is an online portal for shopping women dresses based on their exact measurements. The company is driven by a mission to help every woman of all sizes find clothing that makes them look their best.
Fit to Form was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.. .
vPersonalize is an integrated platform that enables its users to launch their preferred lines of apparel with others.
StylePuzzle is a platform that connects users who don’t have time to shop with “fashionistas”–style experts who want to make extra money shopping for others. On StylePuzzle, time and effort can be saved, but more importantly, users can get a window into the lifestyles of those whose style they admire most.
For fashionistas, they can monetize their shopping hobby, while showcasing their style and building their brand for fans in the US and abroad.. .
Bonfaire is your personal showroom to discover and pre-order next season’s hard-to-find and exquisitely made luxury shoes, handbags and accessories, often exclusively available only here. Bonfaire not only gives you an exclusive first look but also first access to shop these incredible collections.
They bring you inside the designers’ showrooms and let you become the buyer — you get to lock in your must-haves before they are sold out for the season. And remember, many products are exclusive to Bonfaire and will not be available through other retail channels here in the United States..
Wear Your Voice
Wear Your Voice is a digital magazine for women that covers news on issues such as LGBTQI rights, race, gender and body politics, and more.
Couture Lane is a fashion marketplace that connects independent boutiques with mobile customers.
VENIM® is bringing longevity, purpose, and personality to the closet of every cool kid around the globe. We sell premium, customizable denim jackets made from the excess yardage of other designer denim brands, saving millions of gallons of waste water every day.
VENIM jackets are produced ethically in California, are unisex and body type-inclusive, and are uniquely designed to appeal to the $175B global streetwear market. Using our proprietary configuration tool, customers can select their choice of denim jacket style, size, wash, and buttons, and then add optional finishes (like a holographic foil application) or jacket accessories (like a removable hood).
We offer customization options that are so specialized that you can’t find them anywhere else in the world. Our direct-to-consumer approach allows us to sell a luxury-quality product at an accessible contemporary price point and we plan on expanding our assortment with other denim products as early as 2020..
ShopStyle is the leading fashion and lifestyle shopping platform for influencers and consumers. We connect brands and retailers to influencers with best-in-class technology, data, and tools to drive new customers and sales.
ShopStyle is based in San Francisco with offices in San Mateo, London, NY, and LA. ShopStyle has localized sites in the US, the UK, Japan, Canada, and Australia.
We have a bold Silicon Valley outlook on developing transformative technology for fashion and strive to do this bigger and better every day.. .
Beauty meets utility in our luxury audio necklace, The Dipper. It’s a jewelry piece with the full functionality of headphones integrated into it.
Tech accessories like headphones have become a modern day essential, but for women are often stuffed at the bottom of a purse, get tangled, lost, and become worn out over time. We’re on a mission to transform tech essentials into beautiful fashion accessories that make your life easier and complement your style..
BluBond is a platform based on a “Purchase With A Purpose” mantra, where the purchasing power of the world’s tastemakers is turned into an act of giving back while promoting a more ethically and environmentally sustainable future. We scout out emerging designers around the world who are dedicated to using sustainable and ethical practices, showcase their exclusive collections on our platform, and donate to charity with each product sold.
Every purchase yields donations for a charity that has been backed by a BluBond brand ambassador. These “celebrated voices” (well-known humanitarians, philanthropic celebrities, and other high profile do-gooders) pick various BluBond products to endorse with the promise that proceeds from those products go to the charity of their choice.
The paradigm provides a mutual benefit for every entity involved: the customer, designer, producer, charity and ambassador.. .
DearMissJ is more than a jewelry brand. It is a movement.
Empowering women, challenging the current fashion industry and improving the way we look and feel. We offer handmade, one-of-a-kind, high quality jewelry items for stylish & confident women everywhere.
Website: www.dearmissj.com iOS: DearMissJ app. .
SAAKO is a Barcelona global lifestyle brand that produces stylish accessories made from re-usable fabrics. Company internationally recognized in over 20 countries, 200 stores (Urban Outfitters, ASOS, Touch of Modern, Grommet, Opening Ceremony, MOMA, V&A and Tate Museum shops).
Manages North American distribution. Developed extensive wholesale networks of sales representatives, showroom and trade shows (NY, Paris, London, Chicago)..
Old Navy, Inc. operates apparel stores in California.
Its stores offer jeans, pants, shorts and swimwear, shirts, sweatshirts, sweaters, dresses and skirts, shorts, sleepwear, intimates, and outerwear for men, women, and kids; and shop accessories, including boxers and sleepwear; underwear and socks; shoes and slippers; jewelry; blankets; flip flops; ties, belts, and bags; and hats, scarves, and gloves. The company was founded in 1994 and is based in San Francisco, California.
Old Navy, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Gap, Inc..
Wonders is a mobile journal app for premium quality visual stories about travel and outdoors. They source these stories from hand-picked community of photographers, publishers and brands.
With Wonders 2.0 (November 2015) users can also purchase featured photographs as premium-quality prints or digital wallpapers, allowing featured photographers to earn income traveling full-time. Download Wonders now at: http://apple.co/1L3tZA3 Visit our site at: www.wndrs.com.
Theorem is the marketplace for independent fashion. They help people connect with and purchase from independent brands around the world.
Users make offers. Merchants see the data and choose a price.
Anyone at or above the price point receives their purchase in the mail. It’s easy and fun when people pay what they want for high quality merchandise..
Based in San Francisco, Kendo creates or acquires beauty brands and focuses on developing them into global powerhouses. The portfolio today consists of Kat Von D Beauty, Marc Jacobs Beauty, Fenty Beauty, OleHenriksen and Bite Beauty.
The name KENDO is a play on the phrase “can do.” What characterizes KENDO is its dedication to product quality, innovation and authentic storytelling. Kendo was started by David Suliteanu in 2010 while he was the CEO of Sephora Americas.
In 2014 David joined Kendo to work fulltime as its CEO and the company became independent of Sephora, and joined the Perfumes and Cosmetics group of LVMH (Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy, the world’s largest luxury brand group).. .
Buy and sell your authentic pre-owned authentic luxury handbags at Fashionphile. Whether or not you live near their showroom on the corner of Rodeo Drive and Wilshire Blvd.
in Beverly Hills, California- you have access to their services worldwide on their Fashionphile.com website. Their inventory is constantly changing…
so you’ll always find a wide variety of authentic nearly new, vintage, and limited edition Louis Vuitton, Hermes, Chanel, Gucci, Balenciaga, Bottega Veneta, Marc Jacobs, YSL, Prada, Chloe, Fendi, Christian Dior, Burberry, Tod’s and many more luxury branded pre-owned handbags at a discount off retail prices. Fashionphile has gently used designer handbags, shoulder bags, totes, wallets, luggage, and other luxury accessories.
You’ll find that there are many options available for those looking to sell, buy or consign designer handbags.. .
Scout is the startup that serves as an all-in-one workflow tool for sneaker resellers. The platform integrates all the functions that the professional reseller needs.
The company plans to use the funding to grow its engineering team, accelerate development, and scale to match increased demand.. .
Fenty Beauty is a cosmetics brand that offers a wide range of hard-to-match skin tones for all skin types. The company’s products are designed to feel lightweight, even as they deliver buildable coverage that layers, to make skin look like skin.
Fenty Beauty was founded in September 2017 by Rihanna.. .
Peninsula Skincare Labs, Inc. develops skincare products.
It offers Nurigene, a non-prescription product regimen for enhancing the appearance of aging skin. The company provides a cellular energy program that focuses on the body’s natural creatine system for regulating energy in tissues, such as the skin.
Its products are used in late stage drug development applications in the central nervous system area. The company offers its products through online stores.
Peninsula Skincare Labs, Inc. was formerly known as Peninsula Skin Labs, Inc.
The company was incorporated in 2010 and is based in San Francisco, California.. .
Roses & Rye
Roses & Rye is a footwear company that designs and sells Mom-friendly products. Celebrated by WWD, People, and ABC News, Roses & Rye launched in 2011 with beautiful, better fitting shoes.
The company embraces the vertical web model while delivering on their commitment to support busy Moms with premium product, kind customer service, and mission driven communications. Roses & Rye was founded by Patricia Calfee and is headquartered in San Francisco..
VitroLabs is a startup working on the cutting edge of 3D tissue engineering using stem cell-based technologies. The company develops fully scalable tissue engineering platform combining the latest breakthroughs in stem cell research, and biomaterials.
It manufactures real leather without the need to raise and slaughter animals using breakthroughs in stem cell research and tissue engineering. VitroLabs was founded on 2016 and is based in San Jose, California..
Bitzio, Inc. (OTCQB: BTZO) started as a mobile app development business leveraging celebrity and athlete followings.
With its learnings from the celebrity market, in mid 2013 Bitzio shifted its focus to fashion, and adopted an innovative apparel incubation model. Uniquely qualified to identify promising apparel brands, Bitzio plans to accelerate these emerging brands by providing access to capital and applying Bitzio’s extensive industry experience to the project of optimizing each brand’s operations and developing its manufacturing and distribution channels.
Bitzio is based in Los Angeles, California. .
Levi Strauss & Co.
Levi Strauss & Co. is a brand-name apparel company designs, markets, and sells jeans, casual and dress pants, jackets, skirts, and more.
It is a worldwide corporation organized into three geographic divisions: Levi Strauss Americas (LSA), based in the San Francisco headquarters; Levi Strauss Europe, Middle East and Africa (LSEMA), based inBrussels; and Asia Pacific Division (APD), based in Singapore. The company employs a staff of approximately 10,500 people worldwide.
Since the invention and patent of riveted clothing by Jacob Davis and company founder Levi Strauss in 1873, Levi’s® jeans have become the most recognizable and imitated clothing in the world, capturing the imagination and loyalty of people for generations. And while the patent has long since expired, the Levi’s® brand portfolio continues to evolve through a relentless pioneering and innovative spirit that is unparalleled in the apparel industry..
Queenly is a peer-to-peer marketplace and ML-driven search engine for the formal wear and competition wear industry. Through their unique long-term search feature called ISO (in search of), they’re able to satisfy the exact demand of their users that are looking for these specific high priced items with very low usage.
Their technology is a comprehensive search experience through the thoroughly labeled database of styles, fabrics, colors, and sizes. Queenly offers both a text based NLP search engine for users to type in a dress description, and computer-vision based visual search, for users to upload a picture of a dress and which allows their ML pipeline matches it to the tens of thousands (and growing) of dresses in their database.
Queenly is currently available on iOS and web. Android app is in beta.Queenly also offers a premium service that involves authentication assurance, dry cleaning, packaging and shipping, to truly offer a white glove experience to their users.
Queenly is helping innovate the industry to be more sustainable and inclusive solely dedicated to the dress resale market. The company also aims to foster a community of women that uplifts and strives to help one another look and feel like a queen on their special occasion..
Technology has been intensively used in several sports to provide athletes with additional information. For action sports and in particular skateboarding, the situation is different.
Every device out there is either designed for other sport, or it just provides numbers that are not particularly useful for these kind of sports. Skateboarding is about expressing your style, learning new skills and sharing with the community.
We designed a platform that leverages the data provided by a device attached to the board. Syrmo lets skaters track sessions trick by trick and get a 3D replay of the board’s movements.
To create the ultimate experience, our mobile app helps skaters create, edit and share pro-style skate videos recorded with the phone’s camera.. .
Banana Republic is an American clothing and accessories retailer owned by American multinational corporation, Gap Inc.
BOND is a vision for truly personalised wearables, with style, soul and substance. Bond is customisable and modular, so users have the freedom to mix and match the core functions they need to truly enhance their individual lifestyles.
It also boasts a striking design, the brainchild of high fashion and jewellery designer Eric Van Buren Wright, accompanied by a delightful user experience. Embracing a new paradigm due with wearables, Kwamecorp is proud to present the Bond paired module, a module that gently tickles when the other is touched.
Touch to stay in touch with your soulmate via a one-to-one connection.. .
Aesthete Collective, Inc.
Aesthete Collective is a minimal and contemporary design house that produces and curates classic men’s wardrobe staples.
Tribe Dynamics offers advanced marketing technology for lifestyle brands. They offer three main services – their flagship Ambassador Relationship Management (ARM) platform, performance-based Total Brand Management services, and a Competitive Analysis and Reporting dashboard.
They started Tribe with the vision that all organizations, small, large, profit and non-profit deserve access to the best marketing technology available.. .
The Lobby is a video shopping platform that bridges the gap between online and offline shopping. By bringing together top fashion brands and influencers in a QVC-meets-TikTok shopping experience, The Lobby makes shopping as easy and inspiring as scrolling your Instagram feed.
And with a unique try-before-you-buy payment option, The Lobby makes online shopping truly risk-free.. .
Topology Eyewear is a SaaS platform enabling eyewear retailers and e-tailers to provide delightful omni-channel experiences. 95% of optical sales are still done in brick-and-mortar stores, and that’s because traditional e-commerce approaches cannot deliver the same outcomes as the in-store experience.
They are limited in assessing the precise fit of the frame on the face (there’s no standard sizing), and they’re limited in providing medically-precise lens measurements necessary for prescription eyewear. Topology solves these problems enabling retailers to deliver not only a better in-store experience, but live virtual appointments and e-commerce experiences which can deliver store-quality outcomes to the home.
The industry is about to go through some massive changes, and when they shake out, we will be the Intel Inside of all prescription eyewear sales, worldwide.. .
Modalyst is dropshipping automation software for ecommerce businesses. Modalyst automates the ecommerce dropshipping operations for online stores and connects them to the best suppliers and items to dropship.
Modalyst gives storeowners all the workflow tools to manage suppliers, import product catalogs, sync inventory data, and process orders. Modalyst has direct integrations with Shopify, Wix, and Bigcommerce platforms..
Zivity, a San Francisco startup which launched at TechCrunch40 in 2007, is a premium subscription and fan interaction platform. Zivity celebrates artists through crowdsourced curation and editorial moderation of photography that highlights unique beauty.
Fans freely interact with artists and support their favorite artists through microdonations and recurring monthly support. In July 2009 [Zivity spun off Top Fans into a separate company](http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/07/23/zivity-splits-employees-execs-venture-funding-into-two-companies/)..
Vosh is a social fashion and personal stylist app which offers a vibrant community of users and fashion retail brands to create, share and curate styleboards. Users can discover new trends, get localized, targeted fashion offers, and receive personalized styling options from their favorite brands and stylists.
It offers retailers a targeted e-commerce to channel to reach and influence key shoppers based on their personality, location, and online/offline behavior.. .
Buy-Online.com provides a fundamentally better way for consumers to shop. Most people shopping on the web go from store to store to find the products they want at the right price.
With thousands of online stores to choose from, this process is tedious and time consuming. Buy-Online.com service allows consumers to search for products they want across several stores at the same time.
We help people save time and money. Our goal is to make the online shopping experience easy and pleasant.
Users of Buy-Online.com continually tell us that they love the site because they love saving money. We value our customers and are dedicated to providing accurate and reliable information and service..
Café Coton is a renowned French brand specializing in the creation and manufacture of men’s shirts.
Secret Sauce Partners
Secret Sauce Partners – transforming apparel & footwear shopping through data
ShopLook is a virtual styling marketplace connecting shoppers, stylists, and brands. Our vision is to deliver a highly relevant and personalized discovery experience for apparel and accessories.
What makes our approach unique? Each month, hundreds of thousands of stylists create looks on ShopLook and from this, we have gained millions of data points that are necessary to build the future of personalized shopping and styling. See this in action for yourself by downloading our iOS app or visiting us at Shoplook.io.
LOOKBOOK.nu is the leading online community dedicated to real-life fashion inspiration from real people around the world. Inspired by popular “street fashion” photoblogs such as The Sartorialist, San Francisco-based couple Jason Su and Yuri Lee launched the site in 2008 to give trendsetters and fashion mavens a collective gallery to post their own street fashion photography.
Today, LOOKBOOK.nu is now home to a 600,000 member strong community and a global worldwide readership of over 4.5 million unique visitors per month.. .
Trendy Mondays is an e-commerce platform selling High-end European designer clothing.
Founded in 2002, Tea Collection, a San Francisco-based kids’ clothing brand, designs distinctive apparel collections for children and women inspired by travels around the world. Touting itself as clothing “for little citizens of the world,” this is perfectly apt, considering the global inspiration evident in their pieces.
From the art of traditional Korean patchwork to the graphic boldness of Brazilian street graffiti, Tea designers interpret their discoveries into beautiful, modern and consummately wearable children’s clothing for ages 0-12. Tea is available at teacollection.com, via our catalog (published 8x per year), in all Nordstrom department stores and more than 300 high-end children’s boutiques in the U.S., Canada, Asia and Australia..
Sports Basement is a sporting goods company that offers outdoor gear and sports apparel.
GlamST is an AR Beauty Tech company that develops customized solutions for retailers and brands. Our Technology allows users to try on makeup virtually in mobile, web and in-store.
We developed more than 100 custom filters to represent each makeup representing true colors, textures and finishes. GlamST has offices in San Francisco and Uruguay – led by Agustina Sartori, Telematics engineer, Founder & CEO, GlamST has a strong Tech team in Uruguay and Business operations in SF.
GlamST received funding from investors in United States such as 500 Startups, GrowthX and Hunt Technology Ventures.. .
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