Fashion Democracy

8 Feb
I went to this site, thinking it would be another RueLaLa, Hautelook, GiltGroupe, etc to add to my extensive list of sample sale websites.
But upon closer inspection, it’s a little more cool.  
So, check it: 
How it works
Shop
Discover emerging designers in our very own fashion democracy. Items ship immediately.

Participate

Help crowd fund a brand-new collection into production. If enough people fund by pre-ordering a piece, the piece gets made and everyone receives a special discount.

Vote

Right now, you are able to vote up pieces (semi-interesting). But soon, you’ll receive instant rewards for picking the most popular pieces (very interesting!) Get your vote on!
So, it’s an interesting idea to say the least.  I haven’t actually shopped here yet, but the clothes I have seen are pretty gorgeous and unique.  I love small-designers.  Basically, you just sign in and vote for the stuff you love most.  If enough people like it, the designer agrees to make a batch at discounted rate.
H Fredriksson’s Funnel Pant
Althea Harper (From Project Runway!) suit

The Tina Dress by Elene Cassis
The Eve Ann Dress by Elene Cassis
Fernanda Carneiro’s Silk Twill Dress with Pleated Skirt

You cool kids should check it out and tell me if you think this is a neat idea too, or if I just fall for new, shiny things.
xoxox 
Tierney
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One Response to “Fashion Democracy”

  1. Diana Smith February 8, 2011 at 1:00 pm #

    I LOVe that pink dress! The color is just fabulous!

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