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Fashion News: Tom Ford introduces fall collection via YouTube

 

Tom Ford revealed his fall women's wear collection to the world via a YouTube video Tuesday night. Ford famously stopped having public fashion shows a few seasons back. [Cut]

The latest TV-inspired fashion line is debuting at Kohl's. Dubbed Authentic Icon (or AI), it's inspired by "American Idol." [Los Angeles Times]

It's Tokyo Fashion Week and Chanel is a major player, putting on a series of events to emphasize "the significance of the brand's ties to Japan." [WWD]

Now technology can help you pick the perfect pair of jeans. Just step into a machine called a Bodymetrics pod. It will scan your measurements in 3-D, analyze your shape and recommend styles and brands that would look best. The company behind the invention hopes to roll 100 into U.S. stores over the next two years. [Cut]

Naag.com, an online fashion magazine started by model Agnyss Deyn and Fiona Byrne in 2010 has shut down because the two founders are too busy with other projects. [Fashionista]

Amy Odell, former editor of New York magazine's highly regarded fashion blog the Cut, launched the new BuzzFeed verticle Shift on Wednesday. Shift is more general interest-related than fashion-focused. Odell said in an interview posted on Fashionista that her primary interest "is the intersection of feminism and pop culture and covering fashion for four years for New York allowed me to explore some of that, but I think I’ll be able to explore it in a much deeper way and in a way that’s more meaningful to me personally on this site.” [Fashionista]

Totally useless things department: A Romanian fashion design house has created a wedding gown with a train that's 1.85-miles long. Yes, almost 2 miles. [People]

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