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Highlights From Decoded Fashion Forum Presented By Conde Nast

Examiner, February 19, 2013

Fashion and tech collided at Lincoln Center on Thursday, the last day of Fashion Week. While the street style photographers had migrated offsite to catch last minute shots at the Calvin Klein and Ralph Lauren shows, a crowd gathered for Decoded Fashion, a style and technology conference sponsored in part by Conde Nast and the CFDA.

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3D Printing Technology Launches Rock Vault Collection

3D Focus , February 18, 2013

3D scanning and printing technology was used to launch the 2013 Rock Vault Collection for London Fashion Week on Saturday.

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Why Emerging Technologies May Hold The Future Of Fashion

Entrepreneur, February 18, 2013

The glamour of New York Fashion Week may have moved on to London, but excitement still lingers in New York over the industry’s future. That excitement is owed in no small part to Decoded Fashion, a company dedicated to bringing emerging technologies into the fashion world.

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3D-Printed Jewelry’s Designs On The Future

PCMag, February 16, 2013

Design is about dimension and it’s taken on a new facet with 3D printing. At the Decoded Fashion event at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week this week, designer Kimberly Ovitz; Carine Carmy, the director of marketing at Shapeways; and Markus Ferrigato, head of innovation at Swarovski Professional discussed the role of 3D printing in fashion with Nicholas Thompson, editor.

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SWATCHit Wins Decoded Fashion Hackathon

PCMag, February 15, 2013

SWATCHit, an app that connects fashion designers with global artisans and producers, walked away with the top prize in the Decoded Fashion Hackathon, the first fashion and technology event held at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.

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And The Winner Of The First Ever Fashion Hackathon Is…

Fashionista, February 15, 2013

Hackathon winner Swatchit, founded by Ramzi Abdoch, Jagjeet Gill, Jackson Lin, Henrika Makilya and Paul Yun, is a b2b platform that connects global designers with emerging market artisans and overseas producers.

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When It Comes To Fashion, Shouldn’t There Be An App For That?

Kera News, February 15, 2013

Thursday is the last day of New York Fashion Week, and some cutting-edge design will be presented in the tents at Lincoln Center — literally. Standing on the runway will be computer programmer types rather than models. This follows an event that kicked off Fashion Week — something called a “hackathon.”

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New York Fashion Week Hackathon Brings Tech To The Style World

Dvice, February 15, 2013

This week, top fashion designers from around the world gathered in New York City to share their favorite trends for next fall. Many of them incorporate edgy, futuristic elements into their shows each season, but this year tech had an especially strong presence. It’s thanks to Liz Bacelar, founder of Decoded Fashion, a company that’s trying to bring together tech and fashion.

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The Decoded Fashion Hackathon Finale: The Chats, The Discussions, And Everything Else

Third Wave Fashion, February 15, 2013

Valentine’s Day has now come and gone and we’re still picking at that proverbial box of chocolate. Another thing we’re still chewing over was the finale of the Decoded Fashion Hackathon. Throughout the day a number of startups and the finalists of the Hackathon would take minutes to tell the fashion tech world exactly what they were doing, their plans for the future, and their outlook on the industry in general. What’s better is that in true Valentine’s Day form, a stronger relationship emerged, the best kind of relationship, a relationship of fashion and tech.

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DFNYC 2013: Zac Posen Interviewed By Wired

Wired Insider, February 15, 2013

Watch WIRED Editor in Chief Scott Dadich interview fashion designer Zac Posen at the Decoded Fashion Forum.

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