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“In Century City, San Francisco, and Palo Alto, CA, Short Hills, NJ, and Garden City, NY, Bloomingdale’s has installed wall-mounted Apple iPads in its dressing rooms as part of a smart-fitting testing phase. The tablets connect to the company’s inventory-management systems, and can locate garments in store, as well as throughout its multimillion-item inventory network.”

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“Clarks is rolling out a new iPad foot gauge to measure children’s feet in-store, in a move that could change the annual school shoe buying ritual forever. The iPad gauge, featuring animated Clarks’ characters, Jack Nano and Daisy, measures the child’s foot length via a footplate, before a trained fitter uses a digi-tape to measure the width. The results are relayed to the iPad app, which presents an instant shoe size guide to suggest the best fit.”

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Decoded Fashion - Fashion Tech Daily - Clarks using iPads to Measure Feet

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  1. Neiman Marcus Teams Up with 3D Printing Company on Holiday Collection
    Neiman Marcus has just announced a new collaboration with 3D printing powerhouse Shapeways on a small capsule collection of 3D printed designs that are now available.
  2. Fab Cofounder Leaves the Company
    Bradford Shellhammer, cofounder and chief designer of Fab.com, is leaving the company after just more than four years.
  3. Polyvore Now for iPad
    The wait is finally over for the 20 million users of Polyvore – the organizational site featuring millions of style choices is now available on the iPad.
  4. Dior Favors Heritage to E-Commerce on Redesigned Website
    Christian Dior is giving enthusiasts a guided tour of the brand’s inner workings through a renovated Web site that stresses the importance of heritage rather than pushing e-commerce.

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  1. Rent the Runway App Allows you to Match your Dress to Anything
    Rent the Runway has released an app for iPhone and iPad.
  2. Virtual Fitting Room Fashion App, Stylewhile
    Stylewhile lets you pick a real-life model based on your body type and try on a mix of clothing to test out which sizes and looks work best for your body.
  3. Flea Market App Stuffle Raises Seven-Figure Cash and “Media for Equity” Funding
    The German startup has raised a “seven-figure” founding round led by Tivola Ventures, and Leverate Media.
  4. 10 Extravagant Accessories for Techie Fashionistas
    Whether you’re looking to glam up your tech arsenal or you just want to ogle shiny, expensive things, here are 10 of the most extravagant tech accessories for the geeky fashionista.

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  1. How Fashion Brands are Using Vine
    Even though Vine launched a few weeks before Fashion Week this February, the future of Vine in the fashion industry does not point towards success, especially now, that Instagram has launched its very own video feature.
  2. Catch the Latest Issue of Vogue Paris, Now Available on Your iPhone
    Condé Nast publications have released a new iPhone version of Vogue which can be downloaded as a PDF file or simply read through a mobile phone. This version also allows the reader to share things via Facebook, Twitter and email.
  3. 3D Printed Fashion Show Draws Inspiration from Nature
    Fashion designer Melinda Looi, known for her experimental designs, and 3D printing company, Materialise, have teamed up to create a collection for Asia’s first 3D printed fashion show.
  4. Kate Moss to Get Creative with Carphone Wearhouse
    Fashion model, Kate Moss, will be working with Carphone Warehouse, the UK’s largest mobile retailer, to create a line of fashion accessories which will be very influence by technology.