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Rachel Roy on the Only “Celebrity” She Cares About Dressing
Rachel Roy’s opting for a digital show instead of a runway show. Racked has more, including the only celebrity she wants to wear her namesake label.

Kimberly Ovitz RTW Fall 2013
Kimberly Ovitz’s A/W 13 collection showcases cocoon layering, some abstract prints and a slight futuristic bent with silver, space-age pieces, 3-D printed by Shapeways. WWD posted a slideshow of the looks.

Second Screen App Provides Real-Time Subtitles For Brazilian TV
A new service provides subtitles for Brazilian TV shows in any language by combining closed captioning technology and Google Translate. PSFK features the startup.

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Refinery29 does it again: this time they’re partnering with MADE Fashion Week to support rising design, fashion and art when the world is looking at the fashion stage in New York.

MADE Fashion Week takes place simultaneously with Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, but focuses on bringing innovative fashion and emerging designers to the media spotlight. Philippe von Borries, Co-Founder and CEO of Refinery29 said that the partnership “[celebrates] personal style and [focuses] on the most original fashion.”

MADE Fashion Week’s impressive schedule includes 50 fashion shows and presentations in both New York and Paris, as well as events, concerts, and an interactive component on milkmade.com. Refinery29 will cover the event on site and on the streets  for their new, in-house development: R29 Studio, where they will conduct interviews with participating designers, celebrities, models, and makeup artists throughout the week.

The best part? You don’t have to miss a thing. Refinery29 is streaming every  MADE Fashion Week runway show on their website.

Reported by Jovana Obradovic

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166 Designers on Instagram, For Your NYFW Pleasure
Racked put together a giant list of all the CFDA designers currently active on Instagram, 166 in total.

Zac Posen’s Project Contemporary
The designer is launching Zac Zac Posen, a new line that’s meant to compete with the likes of M Missoni, Red Valentino and Tory Burch, says WWD.

British Fashion Gets a Web Dynamo
This month Natalie Massenet, the founder of Net-a-Porter and Internet guru to the fashion world, will take her place as Chairman of the British Fashion Council. New York Times has more.

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31 Instagram Accounts to Follow During New York Fashion Week
Stylecaster compiled a master list of 31 Instagram accounts—including those of designers, bloggers, publicists, models and publications—that are worth following during MBFW, kicking off this Thursday.

Prototype Hotel Room Has Touch-Sensitive Tablet Walls
PSFK covers the Serrano Bros model hotel room on display at Fiturtech International Tourism Fair. The room employs futuristic technology to create the ultimate guest experience.

The Evolution of Facebook
Facebook has come a long way since 2004. Forbes takes a look back at some of the site’s most notable redesigns and features.

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Google: video, mobile, and web key to retail clothing sales in 2012
2012 marks a key switch: the first time that more than half of retail clothing purchases — almost 60 percent, actually — are either online or influenced by the web. VentureBeat looks at a Google study about retail clothing sales.

Talking with…Brooks Brothers Chairman and CEO Claudio Del Vecchio and EVP for Direct and Omnichannel Ken Seiff
Online businesses have now reached the size and scale where the basics are going to matter a great deal more than they have in the past. Shop.org talks to America’s oldest retailer — Brooks Brothers — on innovation.

How wiffs and riffs can change shopping habits
Unlike in physical stores, consumers have a choice as to whether or not they want to continue listening to music on e-commerce or Web sites. Smart Planet delves into music and scents with online and offline retail.

A Crash Course on 2013’s ‘Wearable Tech’ Trend
Racked.com sums up wearable tech, with notes on bras that detect breast cancer, workout clothes that charge your iPod and Uniqlo’s push for more than its already-innovative ‘magic mirror’ and heat tech fabrics.

‘Fashion Hackathon’ Comes to NYFW
WWD printed the word “hackathon” for the first time in its 100-plus-year-old publication and covers the world’s first Fashion Hackathon — a competition in which top engineers will have 24 hours to create an app to support the Council of Fashion Designers of America’s mission.

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