Fashion 2.0 founder Yuli Ziv and keynote speaker Zac Posen
PRLog (Press Release) – Mar. 21, 2014 – NEW YORK — Champagne flowed after the winners of tonight’s Fashion 2.0 Awards were announced. This black-tie affair feted legendary designer Zac Posen offering a keynote dedicated to the ever-growing role of digital media in the business of fashion. Robert Verdi hosted the evening’s events offering his own humorous insight into today’s trends. The votes tallied and it’s been declared that Marc Jacobs has the best fashion Instagram & Twitter accounts this year while ASOS took home the Best Facebook and Top Innovator awards. Coco Rocha presented the top honor at the ceremony. The new award for Best Wearable Tech went to NIKE for their Fuel Band. The founders of Warby Parker Neil Blumenthal and David Gilboa were honored with the 2014 Visionary Award, which was presented by style expert Jeannie Mai.
Created in 2010, the Fashion 2.0 Awards are the first industry-recognized distinction honoring the most innovative fashion brands for their outstanding achievements and communication strategies across a variety of digital media channels. Nominees have been selected by an online community of industry influencers and fashion fans; with winners voted on by the public and announced at the awards ceremony. This year’s ceremony was held at Merkin Concert Hall, 129 West 67th Street, NYC, in partnership with Fashion GPS.
“We were thrilled to celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the Fashion 2.0 Awards with more than 400 industry insiders, representing world’s leading fashion brands. The awards are the validation of the growing influence of digital technologies on the way fashion is produced, sold and talked about.” Said Yuli Ziv, founder of the Fashion 2.0 Awards and Style Coalition.” We are honored to celebrate top innovators at the ceremony that gets more buzzed about each year.”
The 2014 Fashion 2.0 Awards Winners
BEST TWITTER – Marc Jacobs
BEST FACEBOOK – ASOS
BEST INSTAGRAM – Marc Jacobs
BEST PINTEREST – Nordstrom
BEST E-COMMERCE EXPERIENCE – Net-A-Porter
BEST ONLINE VIDEO – Chanel
BEST ONLINE CAMPAIGN – DKNYdraft by DKNY
BEST FASHION STARTUP – Acustom Apparel
BEST WEARABLE TECH – Nike Fuel Band
TOP INNOVATOR – ASOS
Images from the red carpet and ceremony are available upon request and via Getty Images.
About Style Coalition
Style Coalition is an influencer marketing platform helping brands connect with top online lifestyle influencers. Style Coalition has executed a multitude of influencer-driven campaigns ranging from branded content to experiential marketing and rich media advertising and has established itself as one of the pioneers in this newly created market. Its proprietary first-to-market technology solution – Influencer Exchange – provides brands with advanced tools to search influencers, book campaigns and analyze ROI. Founded in 2008, today Style Coalition network reaches 60MM followers across top blogs and social media platforms in fashion, beauty, home design, food, art, travel and men’s lifestyle.
About Fashion GPS
Since 2006, Fashion GPS has been designing digital solutions to connect the global fashion industry. Their enterprise suite of products including; GPS Samples, GPS Events, GPS Radar and GPS Styles 2.0 support the world’s top brands, delivering innovative products that more efficiently power their businesses while creating platforms to bring together designers, editors, buyers and other key influencers in this perpetually evolving marketplace. Currently, Fashion GPS services over 175 clients via its offices in New York, London and Paris. For information on Fashion GPS and its enterprise solutions, visit www.fashiongps.com.
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