Net-a-Porter: The company that revolutionised luxury fashion turns 20
It’s hard to imagine twenty years ago marked the dawn of luxury e-commerce. Before the launch of Net-a-Porter in 2000 there was brick-and-mortar, multi brand retailers, department stores and brand-operated websites. There was no online destination that sold an exceptionally curated mix of high-end fashion until Net-a-Porter transformed the...
29 Jun 2020
YNAP teams with Univeristy of Modena for AI research program
The Yoox Net-a-Porter group is working to revolutionize online the shopping experience with the help of AI technology. The company has joined forces with University of Modena and Reggio Emilia to create a joint lab dedicated to the research of AI and computer vision in the fashion industry. The ultimate goal of the project will be to develop...
2 Jun 2020
Vogue launches a limited-edition designer T-shirt collection
Vogue has partnered with Net-a-Porter on a limited-edition T-shirt collection featuring designs by Christopher John Rogers, Gauchere, Ioannes and S.Joon, who are a part of the luxury online retailer’s The Vanguard spring/summer 2020 programme for rising star designers. The collaboration marks the first of its kind between Vogue and the luxury...
18 May 2020
Net-A-Porter hosts Spring trends fashion challenge with Kilo Kish
While most of us are at home, a little fashion escapism and closet daydreaming is a welcome distraction. Here, musician and multi-disciplinary artist Kilo Kish takes on our fashion challenge, offering her signature colorful take on some fantasy scenarios. Video source: Net-A-Porter, via Youtube.
7 Apr 2020
Fashion brands continue to support coronavirus relief efforts
It seems the fashion industry isn’t done giving back during the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis. While fashion designers, brands and retailers have shut shops and online offerings that hasn’t stopped them getting involved with their communities by offering charitable donations, discounts to frontline medical staff, and making protective equipment,...
1 Apr 2020
The COVID-19 retail crisis sees online stores closing too
Governments across the world have ordered the closure of non-essential stores during the COVID-19 crisis, but many online retailers are unable to fulfil orders with a lack of back-end support and staff. Department store Fenwick announced this week it would close both its online and physical stores, the former due to being unable to pick online...
26 Mar 2020
Pieces of Me #1 - Tracee Ellis Ross
Following the plans announced will already about a year, the British company Net-a-Porter has just put into operation "Pieces of Me: My Life in Seven Garments". A new series of Podcasts that will produce a weekly basis, featuring different "incredible women" decided to tell their experiences through the clothes they wore in those events that...
13 Mar 2020
Fashion challenge with Jeanette Madsen and Thora Valdimars
The designers behind Rotate Birger Christensen put their styling skills to the test as they demonstrate the chic ways to wear International Women's Day gear including their limited-edition capsule of slogan tops supporting non-profit charity Women for Women International. Video source: Net-A-Porter, via Youtube.
9 Mar 2020
Porter Magazine launches new podcast
Porter Magazine is adding a new podcast into its offerings. “Pieces of Me: My Life in 7 Garments,” a new weekly podcast from the Net-a-Porter-owned magazine, will explore the lives of notable individuals through specific garments. Launching on Mar. 11, the new series will feature conversations with Porter Magazine’s editor-in-chief Sarah Bailey,...
6 Mar 2020
R Collective creates upcycled collection for Net-A-Porter
Net-A-Porter is offering upcycled fashion on its platform. The luxury e-tailer has joined forces with leading upcycle brand R Collective for an exclusive eight-piece line available through Net Sustain. According to Net-A-Porter's site, a portion of the profits from the pieces will be donated to Redress, a charity that works to reduce waste in...
4 Mar 2020
Four emerging designers participate in Net-A-Porter mentorship program
Net-a-Porter has announced the four designers taking part in this season's installment of its mentorship program, The Vanguard. The program offers emerging designers an opportunity to work with Net-a-Porter's team to learn how to promote successful and sustainable business models for their brands. Net-a-Porter hand selects participants for The...
11 Feb 2020
Net-a-Porter adds Beauty category to its sustainable platform Net Sustain
Online luxury fashion retailer Net-a-Porter has expanded its sustainable platform, Net Sustain, by adding a new category for beauty products. Launched in June last year with 26 brands, Net Sustain highlights sustainable brands and helps shoppers identify products that are ethically made. Now, 27 brands have been added in the beauty category,...
13 Jan 2020