Girlshop.com, a pioneering online fashion store based in the West Village, New York City has stopped accepting orders, and has closed. I am truly saddened by this bit of fashion news because Girlshop was one of my first jobs in the fashion business. While working there, I saw bright young, and emerging talent bring their samples in to try to get them on the website. Designers like Alexis Bittar, Nanette Lepore, and Shoshanna, all had humble beginnings with Girlshop.com. But alas WWD reports:
After almost 10 years in business, Internet pioneer Girlshop is shutting down, a victim of the popular formula it helped create.