5 Things To Know This AM — May 10 2013

Could technology help us finally get our heads around tracking and eliminating knock-offs? Looks like it... (Slate)
You know you've gone too far with your pet guinea pig when it starts requiring daily use of a fashion blog. We've all been there, right? (The Cut)
Designers get all the face time, but many of today's biggest names wouldn't be where they are now without the help of some of fashion's top recruiters and talent spotters. (Business of Fashion)
April showers bring good news for the economy — first-quarter results were at or above expectations for many retailers. (WWD)
If you thought Orthodox Jewish women couldn't be fashionable, think again. The process is the same as it is for everyone else — mix a little creativity with a touch of risk-taking, and you're in business! (Fashionista)

Image: Via ELLE UK.

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