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Woman's Day

"OpenSky.com connects you to fellow savvy shoppers and celebrity style Insiders like Cynthia Rowley who share their fave finds."

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Business Insider

"Shoppers have an unprecedented number of options today thanks to the advent of e-commerce."

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Forbes.com

"America's Most Promising Companies"

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Huffington Post

"In celebration of Black History Month we're looking back at groundbreaking moments in fashion, beauty and beyond."

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Elle.com

"I've always had the dream of making women of every age, size, and budget feel beautiful and chic," says model-turned-designer Veronica Webb."

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WomensHealthMag.com

"Make your guy's life easier this Valentine's Day -- send him this V-day gift wish list!"

 

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The New York Times

“YOU can sit down, you know,” Veronica Webb told a model who was waiting to be photographed in a cardigan and T-shirt that Ms. Webb had designed. The outfit was part of her first fashion collection, which goes on sale today as an exclusive to the social shopping site OpenSky.

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The TODAY Show

"Jacques Torres shows Kathie Lee and Hoda how to build chocolate chip cookie houses."

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The Dr. Phil Show

"5 days of giveaways from OpenSky."

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HarpersBazaar.com

"Go inside model, muse and mother Veronica Webb's closet."

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The TODAY Show

"Holiday gifts for the person who has everything."

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The TODAY Show

"Give yummy gifts to the food lovers in your life, with just a couple clicks. All of these delicious products are American-made and available by mail order."

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The Dr. Phil Show

"Robin McGraw has joined OpenSky.com as a celebrity advisor, specializing in the area of women’s health and beauty to share her favorite products."

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Fox News Magazine

"Just when you thought you had all your holiday shopping figured out, Cyber Monday comes along with more bargains, more savings and more incentives for you to spend your holiday bucks."

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The Ricki Lake Show

"Suze Yalof Schwartz talks vintage style on The Ricki Lake Show"

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CEW Beauty Insider

"Chandler Burr is focused on bringing perfume -- and an understanding to its nuances and history -- to a broader audience."

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InStyle

"What The A-Listers Swear By: On this social shopping site's new beauty channel, celebrities (and their glam sqauds) reveal the products they can't live without."

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The Rachael Ray Show

"Nancy O'Dell Talks Fall Fashion Faves on The Rachael Ray Show"

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PandoDaily.com

"New York commerce site OpenSky started out in the very trendy “influencer” space. Users followed celebrities like Bobby Flay and Kristin Cavallari, who would digitally extol the virtues of various products theyhawk curate in beauty, apparel, accessories, electronics, kids, and kitchen and home categories."

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The Today Show

Jeannie Mai features OpenSky as one of the 4 websites that will change the way you shop online.

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All Things D

"OpenSky is launching its first-ever TV commercial today as it prepares to enter the crazy holiday shopping season."

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Redbook Magazine

"The next best thing to having your own glam squad: the new beauty section on OpenSky.com, an e-store curated by industry bigwigs."

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Stylelist Home

"The CBS drama "The Good Wife” has gained major popularity with critics and viewers from all over the world. And what’s getting as much attention as the show’s intense legal plot is the set's chic design."

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TeenVogue.com

"Celebrity polish pro and OpenSky.com Insider Jenna Hipp takes you through Lea Michele's MTV VMA manicure step-by-step, complete with behind-the-scenes pictures of Lea's prepping process." 

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The Wendy Williams Show

"Bryce Gruber reveals this season’s hottest accessory trends to compliment your style!"

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Examiner.com

"As we all know, September is quickly approaching; a month synonymous with fashion in the style realm. So what better way to commemorate the impending pinnacle of fashion than an interview with an aficionado from Glamour magazine?"

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Good Morning America

"Suze Yalof Schwart shares some quick, easy, and inexpensive pointers help everyone look their best – starting with a “before” look that wasn’t successful, and an “after” look with the flaws fixed."

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Bethenny TV

"Bethenny Frankel talks about some of her favorite products that she is sharing at opensky.com/bethenny-frankel."

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Women's Wear Daily

"OpenSky, a social shopping network offering beauty advice from various experts, has added scent critic Chandler Burr to its lineup."

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People Magazine

"Celeb Chefs' BBQ Mania!"

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PeopleStyleWatch.com

"Former Bachelorette star, Ali Fedotowsky, is revealing secrets … no, not show secrets (darn!), but beauty ones!"

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ESPN.com

"He is launching a new comedy show on Tru TV, will appear in Adam Sandler's "Grown Ups 2" in 2013, and today he's launching his own e-commerce shop at Opensky.com."

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TIME

"It's been just over a year since the NBA's most affable player retired from the game.  Now Shaq's a full-time funnyman -- bringing back his All-Star Comedy Jam tour, shooting the humor flick Grown Ups 2 (out in 2013) and curating gadgets and toys for th e-commerce site OpenSky."

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Read Write Web

"Despite Groupon's stock price struggles this year, online commerce is a market ripe for disruption."

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People Style Watch

"Serena Williams is a tennis authority, but with two clothing lines to her name, she’s a fashion pro, too. So before her next big match, the sports champ has taken a break to share her summer style favorites on celebrity-curated shopping site OpenSky."

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Women's Wear Daily

"Beauty is a new major plank in the social platform OpenSky."

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TeenVogue.com

"Learn how to try out the season's most vibrant lipstick shades with this runway approved beauty advice."

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Allure.com

"How much does marketing matter when it comes to perfume? Are you persuaded to buy a scent because you loved the box, the bottle, or the commercial? As you would expect, it's a subject fragrance companies really care about."

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Wall Street Journal

"Social-media sites like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Tumblr are increasingly forging relationships with celebrities to give both users and advertisers plenty of new material."

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Esquire

"Our annual update to everything you need for a great cookout this summer: the burgers, the brats, the grill itself. And one very smoky cocktail."

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Business Insider

"When former ABC Bachelorette Ali Fedotowsky featured her favorite sunless tanner on expert-curated shopping site OpenSky, it sold out within days."

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Racked

"Opensky.com, the members-only shopping site where products are curated by celebrities/beautiful people like Veronica Webb and Molly Sims, has stuck its toes into the beauty pool."

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Style.com

"When OpenSky launched last year, its mission statement was simple: provide a new kind of online shopping experience that is curated by consumers and based around the weekly-updated picks of experts in the arenas of food, style, healthy living, kids, and home."

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Bella NYC Magazine

"Snag exclusive designer fashions while supporting America's foremost fashion designers by supporting OpenSky.com, a user-curated retail website."

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New York Times

"A new breed of social shopping start-ups -- basically online curators of fancy things to buy from all corners of the Web -- has been popping up with with head-spinning frequency."
By Eric Wilson 

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sMarketer

"Described as a social network for shopping, OpenSky helps consumers connect with brands and discover new products that match their interests."

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EXTRA

"Supermodel and mom-to-be Molly Sims is breaking down her favorite fashion must-haves from Open Sky."

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All Things D

"OpenSky, the e-commerce company that lets users “follow” celebrities using a Twitter-like system, has hired its first chief merchandising officer. Simon Black joins the New York-based start-up after running merchandising at Eddie Bauer and HSN." 

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Fast Company

"For creating a social, celebrity-powered shopping experience"

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Women's Wear Daily

"STAR WARS: From Harrison Ford’s grandiose duplex overlooking Central Park West, which is currently on the market for about $24 million, guests including Diane von Furstenberg, Kelly Bensimon, Lori Goldstein, Cynthia Rowley and Kelly Rutherford toasted OpenSky’s partnership with the Council of Fashion Designers of America on Wednesday night." 

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The Wall Street Journal

"The website OpenSky was also in the mood for celebration, launching of its collaboration with the Council of Fashion Designers of America at a fancy, staged duplex at 101 Central Park West, billed to be previously owned by the actor Harrison Ford."

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Style.com

"Up until six months ago, I thought OpenSky was an airline,” CFDA CEO Steven Kolb admits.
 

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Women's Wear Daily

"CFDA FOR OPENSKY: OpenSky.com, the shopping site spanning food, style and design that allows members to curate their experience based on their interests and buy products endorsed by celebrities and tastemakers, is teaming up with the Council of Fashion Designers of America."
 

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Marie Claire

"Forget chocolates and flowers. Throw convention to the wind and get creative with these sweet new gift ideas — some tailor-made for him and others so sublimely perfect you, you ought to show yourself some love."

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People.com

"This Valentine’s Day, Julianne Moore is doing her part to spread the love."

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Women's Wear Daily

"Kim France has kept a low profile since departing Lucky magazine in September 2010. She spent a summer in the country. She started and stopped working on a memoir. She created a style blog (more on that later). Now, she’s thrust herself back in the public eye."

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Business Insider

"OpenSky Hits 1 Million Users And More Than $1.5 Million In Monthly Sales"

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People StyleWatch

"Kristin Cavallari, Molly Sims and Padma Lakshmi are on — are you? We’re talking about OpenSky, the shopping site that highlights items in beauty, fashion and home, chosen by 80 famous tastemakers." 
 

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People magazine

"Best Celeb-Approved Gifts to Buy Right Now"

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Extra TV

"OpenSky is a place where you can connect with the brightest stars - like "Gossip Girl" star Kelly Rutherford -- in food, healthy living, style and design."

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InStyle

"Having trouble finding the perfect gift for everyone on your list? Go shopping with a celebrity!"

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Adweek

"Pop-ups have gained favor as a way of getting value out of vacant real estate while bringing an element of immediacy and surprise to the shopping experience."

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Extra TV

"OpenSky is a place where you can connect with the brightest stars in food, healthy living, style and design."
 

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Forbes

"Founded in 2009, this online retailer acts as a "social network for commerce."

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SELF

"Happy Cyber Monday! We've rounded up some of the best deals on the Internet to make it easy for you to find fun, healthy gifts for everyone on your list."
 

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US Weekly

Molly Sims: "Any of the delicious ingredients Tom Colicchio has in his OpenSky collection."  
 

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CNN Money

"NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Did you skip the lines on Black Friday? There's still Cyber Monday -- and analysts are expecting an abundance of deals to bring in record online sales this year."
 

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Adweek

"Some companies still trying to integrate social networking and e-commerce"
by Erin Griffith 

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Practical Ecommerce

"How do you stand out in a crowded market with a sizeable number of players competing mostly on low prices and free shipping? By differentiating yourself."

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Racked

"Shopping with the Stars Site OpenSky"

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Folio Magazine

"Dwell First Media Company to Partner with E-Commerce Platform OpenSky
Curated deals will live on OpenSky.com and in Dwell editorial."

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The Look on Today.MSNBC.com

"Kelly Rutherford shares her favorite holiday gifts"
 

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AdAge.com

Twitter-Inspired Shopping Site OpenSky Adds Dwell to Celebrity 'Curators'
Site Expects More Media Partners Recommending Products -- and Sharing Proceeds
 
 
"OpenSky, the e-commerce site where celebrities including Tom Colicchio and Alicia Silverstone recommend products to consumers who follow them, has added Dwell magazine to its roster of "curators."

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AllThingsD.com

OpenSky Raises $30 Million for Twitter-Inspired Shopping Site
Published on October 24, 2011
by Tricia Duryee

"The founder and CEO of OpenSky, John Caplan, says the curated shopping site has more in common with Twitter than with eBay or Amazon.

On the site, shoppers add — or “follow” — celebrities and experts who share similar interests, to receive recommendations on the latest food, fashion, design and style."

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ShopSmart Magazine

"Social-Shopping Sites"

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Fox News 34

"Cynthia Rowley Fashion Interview"

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USA Today

"Fashion Forward"

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VIVMAG

"Want to Emulate Designer Cynthia Rowley's effortless modern style or discover the secret to the younger-looking skin of Actor (and former VIVmag cover model) Mariel Hemingway? Join Opensky."

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Fox News 34

"OpenSky.com Fashionista on WNWO Today"

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Green Shopping... with Celebrities

"Green Shopping... with Celebrities"

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TechCrunch

"OpenSky Reboots as a Social Network for Shopping"

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American Way

"Esteemed fashion designer CYNTHIA ROWLEY may have her hands full (projects include a children's collection and curating favorite products for shopping site OpenSky.com)."

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NBC News 9

"Supermodel wants to spark economy"

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Life & Style

"Ever wonder what it would be like to go shopping with Molly Sims?"

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OpenSky Press Release

"Supermodel Veronica Webb launches first fashion collection exclusively on OpenSky.com."

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OpenSky Press Release

"Two-time #1 New York Times best-selling author Robin McGraw, television personality, wellness enthusiast and wife of talk show host Dr. Phil McGraw, will join the site’s roster of industry insiders beginning on Cyber Monday, November 26." 

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OpenSky Press Release

"The Stylish Sisters Behind Shopafrolic.com Launch Their First Fashion Collaboration on Friday, November 16"

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OpenSky Press Release

"Marks Milestone with the Release of More Features For Shopping With Friends"

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OpenSky Press Release

"HomeSav.com, the North American online home décor shopping destination will launch a two-week pop-up shop on New York-based social shopping marketplace OpenSky.com today."
 

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OpenSky Press Release

"OpenSky.com today announced that they will now feature themed collections of accessories under $100 curated by Glamour editors."

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OpenSky Press Release

"OpenSky Talent and Power Twitter Users Bobby Flay, Martha Stewart, Molly Sims, Serena Williams, Tom Colicchio, Shaquille O’Neal Among Those To Share OpenSky With New Expanded Tweets"

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OpenSky Press Release

"Innovative New Series Encourages Shoppers to Think About and Experience Scent Differently"

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OpenSky Press Release

"11 Beauty Icons Join OpenSky.com to Share Their Trade Secrets with the Site’s 1.5 Million Shoppers"

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OpenSky Press Release

"New York, March 19, 2012 – OpenSky.com, the social network for shopping that connects it’s 1.3 million members to the best people and most extraordinary products in food, style, health and design, announced today that Michael Schnapf the former Senior Vice President of Product and Technology for GSI Commerce, an eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) company, has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer."

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OpenSky Press Release

"OpenSky.com, the social network for shopping that connects it’s 1.3 million members to the best people and most extraordinary products in food, style, health and design, announced today that Simon Black has joined the company as Chief Merchandising Officer."

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OpenSky Press Release

"Relationship kicks-off on Cyber Monday with copies of Martha’s Entertaining: A Year of Celebrations"

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MODERN DESIGN AUTHORITY DWELL MEDIA DIVES INTO E-COMMERCE WITH FAST-GROWING OPENSKY

"Founder & Editors Connect Content and Commerce As The Latest Experts to Join OpenSky’s Network of The Best People in Food, Style, Health and Design."

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OpenSky Press Release

OpenSky Secures $30 million Funding From Providence Equity Partners, Highland Capital Partners, Canaan Partners and The Raine Group
"OpenSky.com, today announced it has secured $30 million financing from new and current investors.  New investor Providence Equity Partners led the financing, which included participation from existing investors Highland Capital Partners, Canaan Partners and The Raine Group."
 

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OpenSky Press Release

"New Social Shopping Network Sees 100% Month-Over-Month Growth Since Launch"

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OpenSky Press Release

"New Site Connects Members with Their Favorite Celebs and Experts For In-The-Know Recommendations at Insider Prices"

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Woman's Day

"OpenSky.com connects you to fellow savvy shoppers and celebrity style Insiders like Cynthia Rowley who share their fave finds."

Read the full article
Business Insider

"Shoppers have an unprecedented number of options today thanks to the advent of e-commerce."

Read the full article
Forbes.com

"America's Most Promising Companies"

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Huffington Post

"In celebration of Black History Month we're looking back at groundbreaking moments in fashion, beauty and beyond."

Read the full article
Elle.com

"I've always had the dream of making women of every age, size, and budget feel beautiful and chic," says model-turned-designer Veronica Webb."

Read the full article
WomensHealthMag.com

"Make your guy's life easier this Valentine's Day -- send him this V-day gift wish list!"

 

Read the full article
The New York Times

“YOU can sit down, you know,” Veronica Webb told a model who was waiting to be photographed in a cardigan and T-shirt that Ms. Webb had designed. The outfit was part of her first fashion collection, which goes on sale today as an exclusive to the social shopping site OpenSky.

Read the full article
OpenSky Press Release

"Supermodel Veronica Webb launches first fashion collection exclusively on OpenSky.com."

Read the full article
The TODAY Show

"Jacques Torres shows Kathie Lee and Hoda how to build chocolate chip cookie houses."

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The Dr. Phil Show

"5 days of giveaways from OpenSky."

Read the full article
HarpersBazaar.com

"Go inside model, muse and mother Veronica Webb's closet."

Read the full article
The TODAY Show

"Holiday gifts for the person who has everything."

Read the full article
The TODAY Show

"Give yummy gifts to the food lovers in your life, with just a couple clicks. All of these delicious products are American-made and available by mail order."

Read the full article
The Dr. Phil Show

"Robin McGraw has joined OpenSky.com as a celebrity advisor, specializing in the area of women’s health and beauty to share her favorite products."

Read the full article
OpenSky Press Release

"Two-time #1 New York Times best-selling author Robin McGraw, television personality, wellness enthusiast and wife of talk show host Dr. Phil McGraw, will join the site’s roster of industry insiders beginning on Cyber Monday, November 26." 

Read the full article
Fox News Magazine

"Just when you thought you had all your holiday shopping figured out, Cyber Monday comes along with more bargains, more savings and more incentives for you to spend your holiday bucks."

Read the full article
OpenSky Press Release

"The Stylish Sisters Behind Shopafrolic.com Launch Their First Fashion Collaboration on Friday, November 16"

Read the full article
OpenSky Press Release

"Marks Milestone with the Release of More Features For Shopping With Friends"

Read the full article
The Ricki Lake Show

"Suze Yalof Schwartz talks vintage style on The Ricki Lake Show"

Read the full article
OpenSky Press Release

"HomeSav.com, the North American online home décor shopping destination will launch a two-week pop-up shop on New York-based social shopping marketplace OpenSky.com today."
 

Read the full article
CEW Beauty Insider

"Chandler Burr is focused on bringing perfume -- and an understanding to its nuances and history -- to a broader audience."

Read the full article
InStyle

"What The A-Listers Swear By: On this social shopping site's new beauty channel, celebrities (and their glam sqauds) reveal the products they can't live without."

Read the full article
The Rachael Ray Show

"Nancy O'Dell Talks Fall Fashion Faves on The Rachael Ray Show"

Read the full article
PandoDaily.com

"New York commerce site OpenSky started out in the very trendy “influencer” space. Users followed celebrities like Bobby Flay and Kristin Cavallari, who would digitally extol the virtues of various products theyhawk curate in beauty, apparel, accessories, electronics, kids, and kitchen and home categories."

Read the full article
The Today Show

Jeannie Mai features OpenSky as one of the 4 websites that will change the way you shop online.

Read the full article
All Things D

"OpenSky is launching its first-ever TV commercial today as it prepares to enter the crazy holiday shopping season."

Read the full article
Redbook Magazine

"The next best thing to having your own glam squad: the new beauty section on OpenSky.com, an e-store curated by industry bigwigs."

Read the full article
Stylelist Home

"The CBS drama "The Good Wife” has gained major popularity with critics and viewers from all over the world. And what’s getting as much attention as the show’s intense legal plot is the set's chic design."

Read the full article
TeenVogue.com

"Celebrity polish pro and OpenSky.com Insider Jenna Hipp takes you through Lea Michele's MTV VMA manicure step-by-step, complete with behind-the-scenes pictures of Lea's prepping process." 

Read the full article
The Wendy Williams Show

"Bryce Gruber reveals this season’s hottest accessory trends to compliment your style!"

Read the full article
Examiner.com

"As we all know, September is quickly approaching; a month synonymous with fashion in the style realm. So what better way to commemorate the impending pinnacle of fashion than an interview with an aficionado from Glamour magazine?"

Read the full article
OpenSky Press Release

"OpenSky.com today announced that they will now feature themed collections of accessories under $100 curated by Glamour editors."

Read the full article
Good Morning America

"Suze Yalof Schwart shares some quick, easy, and inexpensive pointers help everyone look their best – starting with a “before” look that wasn’t successful, and an “after” look with the flaws fixed."

Read the full article
Bethenny TV

"Bethenny Frankel talks about some of her favorite products that she is sharing at opensky.com/bethenny-frankel."

Read the full article
Women's Wear Daily

"OpenSky, a social shopping network offering beauty advice from various experts, has added scent critic Chandler Burr to its lineup."

Read the full article
People Magazine

"Celeb Chefs' BBQ Mania!"

Read the full article
PeopleStyleWatch.com

"Former Bachelorette star, Ali Fedotowsky, is revealing secrets … no, not show secrets (darn!), but beauty ones!"

Read the full article
ESPN.com

"He is launching a new comedy show on Tru TV, will appear in Adam Sandler's "Grown Ups 2" in 2013, and today he's launching his own e-commerce shop at Opensky.com."

Read the full article
OpenSky Press Release

"OpenSky Talent and Power Twitter Users Bobby Flay, Martha Stewart, Molly Sims, Serena Williams, Tom Colicchio, Shaquille O’Neal Among Those To Share OpenSky With New Expanded Tweets"

Read the full article
TIME

"It's been just over a year since the NBA's most affable player retired from the game.  Now Shaq's a full-time funnyman -- bringing back his All-Star Comedy Jam tour, shooting the humor flick Grown Ups 2 (out in 2013) and curating gadgets and toys for th e-commerce site OpenSky."

Read the full article
Read Write Web

"Despite Groupon's stock price struggles this year, online commerce is a market ripe for disruption."

Read the full article
People Style Watch

"Serena Williams is a tennis authority, but with two clothing lines to her name, she’s a fashion pro, too. So before her next big match, the sports champ has taken a break to share her summer style favorites on celebrity-curated shopping site OpenSky."

Read the full article
Women's Wear Daily

"Beauty is a new major plank in the social platform OpenSky."

Read the full article
TeenVogue.com

"Learn how to try out the season's most vibrant lipstick shades with this runway approved beauty advice."

Read the full article
Allure.com

"How much does marketing matter when it comes to perfume? Are you persuaded to buy a scent because you loved the box, the bottle, or the commercial? As you would expect, it's a subject fragrance companies really care about."

Read the full article
OpenSky Press Release

"Innovative New Series Encourages Shoppers to Think About and Experience Scent Differently"

Read the full article
Wall Street Journal

"Social-media sites like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Tumblr are increasingly forging relationships with celebrities to give both users and advertisers plenty of new material."

Read the full article
Esquire

"Our annual update to everything you need for a great cookout this summer: the burgers, the brats, the grill itself. And one very smoky cocktail."

Read the full article
Business Insider

"When former ABC Bachelorette Ali Fedotowsky featured her favorite sunless tanner on expert-curated shopping site OpenSky, it sold out within days."

Read the full article
Racked

"Opensky.com, the members-only shopping site where products are curated by celebrities/beautiful people like Veronica Webb and Molly Sims, has stuck its toes into the beauty pool."

Read the full article
Style.com

"When OpenSky launched last year, its mission statement was simple: provide a new kind of online shopping experience that is curated by consumers and based around the weekly-updated picks of experts in the arenas of food, style, healthy living, kids, and home."

Read the full article
OpenSky Press Release

"11 Beauty Icons Join OpenSky.com to Share Their Trade Secrets with the Site’s 1.5 Million Shoppers"

Read the full article
Bella NYC Magazine

"Snag exclusive designer fashions while supporting America's foremost fashion designers by supporting OpenSky.com, a user-curated retail website."

Read the full article
New York Times

"A new breed of social shopping start-ups -- basically online curators of fancy things to buy from all corners of the Web -- has been popping up with with head-spinning frequency."
By Eric Wilson 

Read the full article
OpenSky Press Release

"New York, March 19, 2012 – OpenSky.com, the social network for shopping that connects it’s 1.3 million members to the best people and most extraordinary products in food, style, health and design, announced today that Michael Schnapf the former Senior Vice President of Product and Technology for GSI Commerce, an eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) company, has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer."

Read the full article
OpenSky Press Release

"OpenSky.com, the social network for shopping that connects it’s 1.3 million members to the best people and most extraordinary products in food, style, health and design, announced today that Simon Black has joined the company as Chief Merchandising Officer."

Read the full article
sMarketer

"Described as a social network for shopping, OpenSky helps consumers connect with brands and discover new products that match their interests."

Read the full article
EXTRA

"Supermodel and mom-to-be Molly Sims is breaking down her favorite fashion must-haves from Open Sky."

Read the full article
All Things D

"OpenSky, the e-commerce company that lets users “follow” celebrities using a Twitter-like system, has hired its first chief merchandising officer. Simon Black joins the New York-based start-up after running merchandising at Eddie Bauer and HSN." 

Read the full article
Fast Company

"For creating a social, celebrity-powered shopping experience"

Read the full article
Women's Wear Daily

"STAR WARS: From Harrison Ford’s grandiose duplex overlooking Central Park West, which is currently on the market for about $24 million, guests including Diane von Furstenberg, Kelly Bensimon, Lori Goldstein, Cynthia Rowley and Kelly Rutherford toasted OpenSky’s partnership with the Council of Fashion Designers of America on Wednesday night." 

Read the full article
The Wall Street Journal

"The website OpenSky was also in the mood for celebration, launching of its collaboration with the Council of Fashion Designers of America at a fancy, staged duplex at 101 Central Park West, billed to be previously owned by the actor Harrison Ford."

Read the full article
Style.com

"Up until six months ago, I thought OpenSky was an airline,” CFDA CEO Steven Kolb admits.
 

Read the full article
Women's Wear Daily

"CFDA FOR OPENSKY: OpenSky.com, the shopping site spanning food, style and design that allows members to curate their experience based on their interests and buy products endorsed by celebrities and tastemakers, is teaming up with the Council of Fashion Designers of America."
 

Read the full article
Marie Claire

"Forget chocolates and flowers. Throw convention to the wind and get creative with these sweet new gift ideas — some tailor-made for him and others so sublimely perfect you, you ought to show yourself some love."

Read the full article
People.com

"This Valentine’s Day, Julianne Moore is doing her part to spread the love."

Read the full article
Women's Wear Daily

"Kim France has kept a low profile since departing Lucky magazine in September 2010. She spent a summer in the country. She started and stopped working on a memoir. She created a style blog (more on that later). Now, she’s thrust herself back in the public eye."

Read the full article
Business Insider

"OpenSky Hits 1 Million Users And More Than $1.5 Million In Monthly Sales"

Read the full article
People StyleWatch

"Kristin Cavallari, Molly Sims and Padma Lakshmi are on — are you? We’re talking about OpenSky, the shopping site that highlights items in beauty, fashion and home, chosen by 80 famous tastemakers." 
 

Read the full article
People magazine

"Best Celeb-Approved Gifts to Buy Right Now"

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Extra TV

"OpenSky is a place where you can connect with the brightest stars - like "Gossip Girl" star Kelly Rutherford -- in food, healthy living, style and design."

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InStyle

"Having trouble finding the perfect gift for everyone on your list? Go shopping with a celebrity!"

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Adweek

"Pop-ups have gained favor as a way of getting value out of vacant real estate while bringing an element of immediacy and surprise to the shopping experience."

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Extra TV

"OpenSky is a place where you can connect with the brightest stars in food, healthy living, style and design."
 

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Forbes

"Founded in 2009, this online retailer acts as a "social network for commerce."

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SELF

"Happy Cyber Monday! We've rounded up some of the best deals on the Internet to make it easy for you to find fun, healthy gifts for everyone on your list."
 

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US Weekly

Molly Sims: "Any of the delicious ingredients Tom Colicchio has in his OpenSky collection."  
 

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CNN Money

"NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Did you skip the lines on Black Friday? There's still Cyber Monday -- and analysts are expecting an abundance of deals to bring in record online sales this year."
 

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OpenSky Press Release

"Relationship kicks-off on Cyber Monday with copies of Martha’s Entertaining: A Year of Celebrations"

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Adweek

"Some companies still trying to integrate social networking and e-commerce"
by Erin Griffith 

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Practical Ecommerce

"How do you stand out in a crowded market with a sizeable number of players competing mostly on low prices and free shipping? By differentiating yourself."

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Racked

"Shopping with the Stars Site OpenSky"

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Folio Magazine

"Dwell First Media Company to Partner with E-Commerce Platform OpenSky
Curated deals will live on OpenSky.com and in Dwell editorial."

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The Look on Today.MSNBC.com

"Kelly Rutherford shares her favorite holiday gifts"
 

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MODERN DESIGN AUTHORITY DWELL MEDIA DIVES INTO E-COMMERCE WITH FAST-GROWING OPENSKY

"Founder & Editors Connect Content and Commerce As The Latest Experts to Join OpenSky’s Network of The Best People in Food, Style, Health and Design."

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AdAge.com

Twitter-Inspired Shopping Site OpenSky Adds Dwell to Celebrity 'Curators'
Site Expects More Media Partners Recommending Products -- and Sharing Proceeds
 
 
"OpenSky, the e-commerce site where celebrities including Tom Colicchio and Alicia Silverstone recommend products to consumers who follow them, has added Dwell magazine to its roster of "curators."

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AllThingsD.com

OpenSky Raises $30 Million for Twitter-Inspired Shopping Site
Published on October 24, 2011
by Tricia Duryee

"The founder and CEO of OpenSky, John Caplan, says the curated shopping site has more in common with Twitter than with eBay or Amazon.

On the site, shoppers add — or “follow” — celebrities and experts who share similar interests, to receive recommendations on the latest food, fashion, design and style."

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OpenSky Press Release

OpenSky Secures $30 million Funding From Providence Equity Partners, Highland Capital Partners, Canaan Partners and The Raine Group
"OpenSky.com, today announced it has secured $30 million financing from new and current investors.  New investor Providence Equity Partners led the financing, which included participation from existing investors Highland Capital Partners, Canaan Partners and The Raine Group."
 

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OpenSky Press Release

"New Social Shopping Network Sees 100% Month-Over-Month Growth Since Launch"

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OpenSky Press Release

"New Site Connects Members with Their Favorite Celebs and Experts For In-The-Know Recommendations at Insider Prices"

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ShopSmart Magazine

"Social-Shopping Sites"

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Fox News 34

"Cynthia Rowley Fashion Interview"

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USA Today

"Fashion Forward"

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VIVMAG

"Want to Emulate Designer Cynthia Rowley's effortless modern style or discover the secret to the younger-looking skin of Actor (and former VIVmag cover model) Mariel Hemingway? Join Opensky."

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Fox News 34

"OpenSky.com Fashionista on WNWO Today"

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Green Shopping... with Celebrities

"Green Shopping... with Celebrities"

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TechCrunch

"OpenSky Reboots as a Social Network for Shopping"

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American Way

"Esteemed fashion designer CYNTHIA ROWLEY may have her hands full (projects include a children's collection and curating favorite products for shopping site OpenSky.com)."

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NBC News 9

"Supermodel wants to spark economy"

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Life & Style

"Ever wonder what it would be like to go shopping with Molly Sims?"

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