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Bengaluru-based Universal Sportbiz, which operates in the celebrity fashion-line business, is set to launch a new category in June.

The company will introduce a line of western women's casual wear at affordable prices next summer. It is in the process of signing up a Bollywood actor to launch the brand, the name of which has not been finalised. Anjana Reddy, who founded Universal Sportbiz in 2012, was unwilling to disclose details of the celebrity.

Aussie fashion on-demand startup Shoes of Prey raises $15.5 million
Australian startup Shoes of Prey has found that on-demand footwear is big business. On Tuesday, the company, which allows women to design their own shoes online and have them mailed to their door, announced it had raised US$15.5 million (A$21.4 million) in a new funding round led by BlueSky Venture Capital. The bumper figure brings their total funding so far to US$24.6 million (A$33.9 million).

Toronto's Fashion Santa sets the internet on fire

Along with its extensive renovations, Toronto's Yorkdale mall - and a local model - have helped give Santa Claus a lumbersexual makeover. Yes, you'll definitely want to get your picture taken with Santa this year.
Model Paul Mason, and his glorious white beard, will be hanging out at Yorkdale this holiday season. And in the Yuletide spirit, as CTV News reports, Yorkdale will be donating $1 to the SickKids Foundation for every #YorkdaleFashionSanta selfie that's uploaded to a social media platform. The shopping centre will be giving a maximum of $10,000, according to the Toronto Star.

European Fashion Startups See High Growth Potential In The Global Online Sales Market
Europe is known for its high-end fashion culture, and technology seems to be making it easier for the world to discover and access those much sought-after items from this region of the world. But there are differences in discovery and online shopping trends from culture to culture throughout the globe.
Fashion startup founders from Farfetch, Chic by Choice and Snap Fashion came onto the Disrupt London stage Monday to discuss the different markets and how they are grabbing onto these new discovery models in the fashion industry.

Bengaluru-based Universal Sportbiz, which operates in the celebrity fashion-line business, is set to launch a new category in June.

The company will introduce a line of western women's casual wear at affordable prices next summer. It is in the process of signing up a Bollywood actor to launch the brand, the name of which has not been finalised. Anjana Reddy, who founded Universal Sportbiz in 2012, was unwilling to disclose details of the celebrity.

Aussie fashion on-demand startup Shoes of Prey raises $15.5 million
Australian startup Shoes of Prey has found that on-demand footwear is big business.
On Tuesday, the company, which allows women to design their own shoes online and have them mailed to their door, announced it had raised US$15.5 million (A$21.4 million) in a new funding round led by BlueSky Venture Capital. The bumper figure brings their total funding so far to US$24.6 million (A$33.9 million).

Toronto's Fashion Santa sets the internet on fire

Along with its extensive renovations, Toronto's Yorkdale mall - and a local model - have helped give Santa Claus a lumbersexual makeover. Yes, you'll definitely want to get your picture taken with Santa this year.
Model Paul Mason, and his glorious white beard, will be hanging out at Yorkdale this holiday season. And in the Yuletide spirit, as CTV News reports, Yorkdale will be donating $1 to the SickKids Foundation for every #YorkdaleFashionSanta selfie that's uploaded to a social media platform. The shopping centre will be giving a maximum of $10,000, according to the Toronto Star.

European Fashion Startups See High Growth Potential In The Global Online Sales Market
Europe is known for its high-end fashion culture, and technology seems to be making it easier for the world to discover and access those much sought-after items from this region of the world. But there are differences in discovery and online shopping trends from culture to culture throughout the globe.
Fashion startup founders from Farfetch, Chic by Choice and Snap Fashion came onto the Disrupt London stage Monday to discuss the different markets and how they are grabbing onto these new discovery models in the fashion industry.

Kate del Castillo Hosts Party for Mexican Fashion Title Estilo DF
Mexican actress Kate del Castillo hosted growing fashion magazine Estilo DF’s fifth anniversary party here last week, which drew 3,000 people.
The event in the Live Aqua Hotel also saw del Castillo win the year’s Most Stylish Celebrity award after appearing on the magazine’s annual cover.


Mexican actress Kate del Castillo hosted growing fashion magazine Estilo DF’s fifth anniversary party here last week, which drew 3,000 people.
The event in the Live Aqua Hotel also saw del Castillo win the year’s Most Stylish Celebrity award after appearing on the magazine’s annual cover.