Techpacker.com Co-Founder Sayam Kochar and his wife, designer Daniella Samper-Kochar, talk about a tool that is changing how small and medium sized brands are able to communicate with their manufacturers. Charles Beckwith questions the moral implications of making a tool that facilitates outsourcing more production. Additionally, this episode features discussion of the new restricted press access list from WME-IMG for New York Fashion Week, the unpaid internship fight in the courts, modeling agencies fixing their rates, Conde Nast opening fashion colleges, DKNY erasing its past to make way for the Public School designers, and more.
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- Ajaie Alaie
- How Lexus became the new sponsor of New York Fashion Week (Fortune)
- DKNY Wipes Its Social Media Accounts, Drops ‘PR Girl’ (Fashionista)
- Top Modeling Agencies Under Fire for Colluding to Fix Prices (The Fashion Law)
- Inside Condé Nast’s Expanding Education Business (Fashionista)
- Will ‘Uber for Models’ Disrupt the Industry? (Business of Fashion)
- Removing the 140-character limit from Direct Messages (Twitter’s Blog)
- Are Unpaid Internships Acceptable in Fashion? (The Fashion Law)
- Are Unpaid Internships Acceptable? (Business of Fashion / same author)