CS Prof Kavita Bala gave an invited talk at the workshop “ML Meets Fashion” at SIGKDD recently. She was also quoted in the Technology Review regarding the workshop:

“There’s been a whole move from companies like Amazon trying to understand how fashion develops in the world,” says Kavita Bala, a professor at Cornell University who took part in a workshop on machine learning and fashion organized by Amazon last week. “This is completely changing the industry.”

Other related press mentions:
The Daily Caller
IndianWeb2
Small Business Trends