eBay

Some of the world may be obsessed with fashion that hasn’t yet happened – ie, the stuff currently appearing on runways – but the folks at eBay are much more interested in the profit potential of immediate gratification. How else to think about their new venture, the eBay Fashion Outlet. It’s like Bicester Village or Woodbury Common, but open 24/7 and delivering all the time! Read more

I’ve spent the last day playing around on myhabit.com, the flash fashion sale site Amazon sprang on the world Tuesday afternoon. There we were, shopping happily at Gilt and Rue La La and Ideeli, and the next thing you know: BAM! The elephant had entered the arena, ready to crush all in its path.

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So eBay has gotten itself a creative director, in the form of ex-Lucky mag staffer Andrea Linett, to gloss-up its fashion offerings. At least we know they can recognize a trend when they see one.

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