Clothes

Gender

Royal Baby No. 2: Why the Economy Hopes It's a Girl

The hype surrounding Prince George's birth spurred an economic bump. Will Prince William and Kate Middleton's next little bundle of joy do the same?
Laundry Business

Meet Swash, a $500 Garment-Refreshing Machine to Delay Dry Cleaning

The stigmas surrounding re-wearing clothes -- especially among business people with capsule wardrobes -- are significantly lessening, maker Procter & Gamble said.
First Impressions

5 Keys to Making a Great First Impression

These are the qualities of appearance make people instantly look like leaders.
Technology

Attack Drones, a Smelly Smartphone App and a Smart Paper Airplane-Jet

A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?'
Technology

Weird But True: Microsoft Is Developing a Stress-Monitoring Bra

The tech giant tried to do something similar for men but it just didn't work out.
Franchises

Consignment Store Franchise Grows From a Mom's Needs

Just Between Friends clothing store franchise grows from filling needs for family and friends.
Starting a Business

Necessary Start-Up Styles: Why a Hoodie and Jeans Aren't Enough

When launching a business, the last thing on your mind is probably your wardrobe. But it shouldn't be. Here, the founders of Hukkster divvy out their start-up fashion advice.
Starting a Business

Brother and Sister Team Start a Trendy Used Clothing Franchise

Inspired by her franchise-owning parents, Chelsea Sloan started Uptown Cheapskate with her brother Scott while she was still in college.
Growth Strategies

Website Makes Boutique Fashions Available Anywhere

Shoptiques brings cutting-edge creations from brick-and-mortar boutiques online.
Lifestyle

Silicon Valley's Best Dressed

Forget hoodies and jeans, these eight women prove that you can be a business leader in Silicon Valley and still be stylish.
Finance

How a Used-Clothing Site Raised $8.4 Million in Venture Capital

A new strategy for an online hand-me-downs company targeting moms helps raise an infusion of cash from venture backers.
Small Business Heroes

Upcycling Becomes a Treasure Trove for Green Business Ideas

Forget recycling. Reusing materials discarded in the manufacturing process is a growing force behind a fresh new industry.
Entrepreneurs

Two College Entrepreneurs Dress for Success

Blank Label founders Fan Bi and Danny Wong have made more than $350,000 in their first year.
Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneur Makeover: From Geek-in-Chief to Head Hottie

Giantnerd's Randall Weidberg gets a style makeover and goes from geek-in-chief to head hottie.