• Four former Gilt executives just launched an online shopping emporium dedicated to the plus-size fashion market

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    CoEdition, a fashion brand that offers boutique clothing items to plus-size women, launched on Tuesday.
    The brand is hoping to offer itself as a competitor in the historically underserved plus-size fashion market.
    The brand, which currently offers an inventory of 1000 unique items, has plans to expand within the next few months and will offer a diverse array of products.
    Traditional retailers have long ignored plus-size women in the fashion industry.
    Now, more and more companies are providing clothing options for women who make up this historically underserved market. For many...
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  • CoEdition raises $4 million from NEA and others for its plus-sized shopping site for women

    CoEdition raises $4 million from NEA and others for its plus-sized shopping site for women

    3 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    The average American woman is plus-sized, but only 18 percent of clothing sold in 2016 was size 14 or higher. This disconnect in the world of fashion looked like an opportunity to a team of four former Gilt execs, who are today launching a new e-commerce site, CoEdition. The site will cater to women sizes 10 through 26, offering a curated selection of contemporary clothing from top brands, including Stuart Weitzman, Tahari, Rachel Roy, and others.
    The company is backed by Gilt Groupe founder Kevin Ryan , former Gilt technology head Kent Helbig , Gilt's fashion director and head of brand...
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