News you can use from around the fashion industry:

The future of retail is bricks and clicks convergence. Eyewear marketer Warby Parker has built four physical stores in the last five months, but there was a time when its founders thought they’d connect with consumers only through the web. [AdAge]

Naomi Campbell will lead Digital Fashion Week, further strengthening ties between the fashion and technology industries. [The Guardian]

The true cost of a T-shirt. [The Globe and Mail]

Zara’s Secret To Success: The New Science Of Retailing. [Forbes]

Gap’s key metric falls in September. Its results for September reflect an overall cautious consumer spending trend as shown by other retailers like Costco Wholesale Corp. and L Brand, the Victoria’s Secret parent [Business of Fashion]