News you can use from around the fashion industry:

  • Wanelo is democratizing ecommerce and empowering the consumer in the process. [Mashable]
  • Oscar de la Renta opened a shop within Bloomingdales. Why? "There's an affluent international tourist at Bloomingdale's that we don't serve," Alexander Bolen, chief executive officer of Oscar de la Renta, told WWD. [Racked NY]
  • Pose, an app often described as the “Instagram of fashion,” is merging with e-commerce site Little Black Bag. [Fashionista]
  • At a time when law-school attendance is declining, the field of fashion law, which has emerged as a specialty only in the past few years, is on the upswing. [Crains]