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FASHION HACKATHON II

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WHAT IS IT?

On Feb. 2nd and 3rd, Decoded Fashion will host a fashion hackathon - a competition in which top engineers will have 24-hours to create an app or startup that solves a pivotal industry problem. The top 3 teams will be introduced at NY Tech Meetup on Feb. 5th, and will also get to present their concept at New York Fashion Week.  

WHAT DO THEY WIN?

The winner, selected by top fashion judges will receive $10,000 and the chance to have its app launched with the support of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA).

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MODALYST

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WHAT IS IT?

An online B2B marketplace.

WHAT DOES IT DO? 

Modalyst connects emerging accessory designers and independent boutiques by initiating a collective buying experience. Smaller boutiques are grouped together to increase their buying power (which means staying competitive with larger retailers), buying regularly instead of seasonly, and testing new brands with less restrictive minimums.

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MEN’S FASHION STARTUPS

      

Are you a startup focused on the menswear market? Is your business often complimented on it’s branding and great web design? Does your company offer an innovate solution to the space, beyond an e-commerce presence?

If you answered yes to all 3 questions, WE WANT YOU! We’re currently accepting submissions to present at next month’s Future of Fashion Startup Series. Apply here to be a part of our stellar roster!

(Photo by Tommy Ton)

THREDUP

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WHAT IS IT?

Online consignment for children’s clothing.

WHAT DOES IT DO? 

BUY - Shop girls and boys name brands like Ralph Lauren, Gap Kids and The Children’s Place.

SELL - When your child outgrows their clothes, order a free thredUP Clean Out bag. Fill the bag (no discount clothing, undergarments, or items with visible wear allowed), then schedule a pickup or ship the items for free. The thredUP team carefully inspects your clothes and will pay 20-40% of the resale value. 

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