Meet the startups revolutionizing the way you shop by giving fashion, beauty and lifestyle a serious upgrade.
Adore Me is a disruptive e-commerce lingerie startup redefining lingerie to make beautiful fashion affordable to every body.
Based in NYC, Adore Me has grown from a founder with a dream to a company of 100 employees across the US and Europe. In 2016, Adore Me ranked No. 9 on Crain’s Fast 50 list of fastest-growing companies in New York.
With a massive online footprint of over 1,200,000 likes on Facebook, and $11.5M investment raised—we are disrupting the US lingerie industry to the core. And we’ve only just begun.
Adore Me is a leading online women’s lingerie and activewear company that provides a unique and body-positive shopping experience for women by offering a wide range of sizes – from petite to plus size – and an exclusive and personalized VIP membership.
Beltology is a direct-to-consumer brand, delivering a high quality product at a reasonable price of $60-85. At Beltology, we believe belts should stretch. Our belts are different from your traditional leather straps. They have no holes, as the prong passes smoothly through the webbing, allowing for a comfortable & adjustable fit. We only use premium stretch webbing, top quality buckles & 100% genuine leather trims.
Founded in 2010, Birchbox is a leading beauty and grooming retailer, offering an efficient, personalized way to discover and shop for new products.
Birchbox redefined the online shopping experience by pairing a monthly subscription of deluxe samples - tailored to customers' unique profiles - with inspiring editorial content to create a seamless path to purchase full-size products online. More than 800 best-in-class beauty, grooming and lifestyle brands are available on Birchbox's e-commerce shop. In 2012, Birchbox launched Birchbox Man and expanded internationally, and in 2014,
Birchbox opened its first brick-and-mortar store in Soho, New York. Today, Birchbox has more than 1 million subscribers and operates in six countries, including France, Spain, UK, Belgium, and Ireland. Birchbox is headquartered in New York City.
Blue Apron delivers all the fresh ingredients and recipes you need, in exactly the right proportions, to make simple, seasonal home-cooked meals. New recipes are created each week by Blue Apron’s culinary team, so you'll learn to cook with new ingredients, cuisines, and cooking techniques. Discover a better way to cook!
Casper is a sleep startup that launched in 2014 with one perfect mattress sold directly to consumers — eliminating commission driven, inflated prices.
The award-winning sleep surface was developed in‐house, has a sleek design, and is delivered in a small, “how did they do that?” sized box. Casper expanded its universally comfortable product line in 2015 to include a perfect pillow and super-soft sheets. The company is one of the fastest growing consumer brands of all time, with 100 full-time employees, 100 thousand Casper owners, and more than $100 million in lifetime sales. casper.com @casper
Founded in 2013, ClassPass is a monthly subscription service providing unlimited access to the world’s largest network of boutique fitness studios and gyms. With tens of thousands of classes available at over 7,000 locations worldwide, ClassPass makes working out more engaging, accessible, and affordable, giving members unprecedented choice and flexibility by offering a diversity of options, including cycling, Pilates, yoga, boot camp, strength training, dance and more.
Gilt City (www.giltcity.com) offers its members coveted access to exclusive experiences in select U.S. cities, all at insider prices.
Our curators comb through hundreds of neighborhoods and local business for the most exciting offers in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington D.C., with a selection of national offers from leading luxury brands also available for members across the country. Visit Gilt City for multi-course meals prepared by acclaimed chefs, luxurious massages and beauty offers at top spas and salons, tickets to sold-out plays and concerts, thrilling outdoor adventures, innovative fitness classes, and more.
Gwynnie Bee is a monthly subscription service that provides rental clothing to women sizes 10-32.
We offer the largest collection of plus-size clothing on the web. With more than 4,000 items in our closet at any time, we feature a breadth of on-trend fashion-forward styles, unique brands that can’t be found on any other site, and custom sizes from some of today’s best plus-size designers.
We curate a huge selection of high-quality, designer fashions for a widely underserved market, and remove the frustration of shipping charges, dry-cleaning hassles, and dressing room drama. Renting styles elevates the fun of fashion for Gwynnie Bee members by offering more freedom to explore trends and selections. All this one-stop shopping includes styling tips and fit tools, too. Our members are encouraged to embrace fashion and skip the old rules that were always prescribed to the plus size community. Simply put, it’s the democratization of fashion for the plus-size woman.
Making getting ready a whole lot easier, GLAMSQUAD is a mobile beauty provider delivering professional and affordable beauty services to the home, office, or hotel.
The team of independent hair stylists, makeup artists and nail technicians is meticulously selected and curated to guarantee consistent, high quality results and a superior experience during every appointment. With personalized, one-on-one consultations and a signature range of inspirational looks, GLAMSQUAD offers clients the full celebrity-experience, helping them look and feel their best. Currently operating in New York, Los Angeles and Miami, the company plans to debut in Washington D.C. in the spring and other cities soon.
Handy is changing the way people receive home services.
Download the Handy app to book a trusted cleaning professional or handyman in seconds. Founded in 2012, Handy is now available in 28 cities worldwide, has facilitated 1.5 million bookings to over 500,000 customers and helped over 50,000 independent professionals find work. Headquartered in Manhattan, Handy is a firm fixture on the New York tech scene and one to watch for the future.
Jet is a new kind of marketplace — a smart shopping platform that finds ways to turn built-in costs into opportunities to save money. Shop Jet to get savings on just about everything, from electronics to everyday essentials to apparel. Plus get free shipping on orders over $35, with 2-day shipping on everyday essentials, and free returns within 30 days.
Founded by Marc Lore, Jet launched in July 2015 with the goal of reimagining online shopping from the ground up. We make e-commerce more efficient and more transparent in order to deliver better value to customers, every time. With our proprietary pricing technology, customers can find savings at every step from search to checkout. It’s the ultimate shopping hack.
Foursquare, the exploration app, is for discovering where to eat, drink, shop, and play anywhere in the world. Search for your favorite tastes and activities, and be a local wherever you go. This Valentine's Day, use the app to find a romantic restaurant or spot near you.
As a location intelligence company, Foursquare is also the company behind Swarm, the app for checking in and meeting up with friends, as well as Pinpoint, Place Insights, and other media and enterprise solutions.
Gilt, www.gilt.com, is an innovative online shopping destination offering its members special access to the most inspiring merchandise and experiences all at insider prices. Gilt opens a window every day to the exceptional as it continually searches the world for the most coveted brands and products, including fashion and accessories for women, men, and children; home decor; and unique activities in select cities and destinations.
Minibar provides on-demand access to wine, liquor, beer, mixers and more. Launched in February 2014, Minibar gives users an easy and hassle-free way to stock their spirits by connecting them to their local liquor stores to offer the best selection of products and fast delivery.
Available in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., Chicago, Dallas, and 15 other markets across the U.S. For more info, visit www.minibardelivery.com.
Nineteenth Amendment brings undiscovered fashion directly to your door, manufacturing looks you love on-demand in the USA. We offer exclusive designer collections from around the globe in 19 day pre-sales, allowing you to pre-order right off the runway and have the delivered in four weeks. Discover and follow emerging designers for the latest in fashion before the trend.
THINX is a period-proof underwear company, committed to breaking the taboo surrounding menstruation. THINX has reimagined feminine hygiene products to provide support, comfort, confidence, and peace of mind, we aim to eliminate shame, empowering women and girls around the world.
TULA, which is the Sanskrit word for “balance”, is a lifestyle brand founded in 2014 by Dr. Roshini Raj, a practicing gastroenterologist and media wellness expert, Ken Landis, Co-Founder of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, and Dan Reich, a tech entrepreneur.
TULA empowers women to live healthier, balanced, and more beautiful lives by transforming their beauty regimen. Built on the belief that the same ingredients that are good for your internal health are also great for your skin, TULA products use Probiotic Technology to deliver skin-nourishing benefits. By harnessing powerful “good bacteria”, the technology uses the topical application of probiotics to protect the skin to be more resistant to damaging environmental conditions and combat age-related changes.
By promoting this natural balance of the skin, TULA offers women a moment to build confidence both inside and out.
TRY THE WORLD
Try The World celebrates the unique cuisines and cultures from around the world. Every two months, subscribers receive a box filled with gourmet foods from a different country and can purchase individual products through the Shop online.
BaubleBar is the first fast fashion brand in jewelry, keeping women on trend at a market-leading pace.
Founded by longtime friends Amy Jain and Daniella Yacobovsky, the duo are redefining how women across the globe shop for accessories. Since launching in 2011, BaubleBar has become the first one-stop brand for top-quality, trend-leading fashion jewelry and is defined by unparalleled product selection, a high-touch customer experience and shoppable style guidance.
At its core, the company firmly believes aspirational style and accessibility shouldn’t be mutually exclusive. BaubleBar has emerged as the leader in fashion jewelry by pioneering an original sourcing model in the category and creating a brand that celebrates the fun of experimenting with fashion.