Sunday's Globe column focused on the Boston area start-ups that are offering customized products, from t-shirts to diamond rings to stiletto heels.
Here's my list of every customization-oriented company in the Boston area.
- Ball and Buck
Customized organic t-shirts.
- Blank Label
Suits and shirts targeted to young men.
- Fashion Playtes (still in beta)
Apparel and accessories for "tween" girls. Funded by Launch Capital and New Atlantic Ventures.
- NetVirta (still in stealth mode)
Stitching together digital photos to create a 3-D model of the body, for fit customization.
- 9tailors (still in beta)
Shirts for men and women (and soon, dresses).
- Paragon Lake
Customized jewelry, sold through brick-and-mortar jewelry retailers. Funded by Highland Capital Partners and Canaan Partners.
- Sole Envie (still in beta)
- Spreadshirt (German company with US headquarters in Boston)
- True Jeans
Not a pure customization play, but aims to help connect you with the best-fitting off-the-rack designer jeans for you, based on your measurements and body shape.
Know of others? Do add them in the comments...