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The Daily Digest

  1. The Catwalk Serves as a Billboard

    “But increasingly, the lines between fashion and promotion are beginning to blur. In addition to enabling the …More

  2. Prada Profit Down 21% due to Weak Demand in Asia and Europe

    “Prada SpA, the Italian maker of $3,990 handbags and $795 pumps, reported a 21 percent drop in first-half …More

  3. BeautyCon Puts on a Colorful Show With Bethany Mota, Gigi Gorgeous and Other YouTubers

    “There’s a critical mass of makeup mavens rising up online and spilling out into the real world, where they …More

  4. Alibaba Raises $21.8 Billion in Initial Public Offering

    “The Alibaba Group, the Chinese Internet juggernaut, raised nearly $21.8 billion in its initial stock sale on …More

  5. Scottish Harris Tweed Coats Protect Makers From Copycats

    “It’s a fabric used by top designers and fashion houses like Vivienne Westwood, Mulberry and Hugo Boss. It’s …More

6 Emerging Fashion Brands Worth Investing In

Mary Katrantzou Fall/Winter 2014 | Source: NowFashion

In the last two years, emerging fashion brands like Christopher Kane, Altuzarra, JW Anderson, Nicholas Kirkwood and Roksanda have attracted a flurry of investment. Who’s next? BoF identifies the young fashion labels we would bet on, based on their commercial and creative potential.

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Retail Recon | In Shoreditch, All’s Good in the Hood

Goodhood store at 151 Curtain Road | Source: Courtesy

Seven years after it debuted as a small independent clothing boutique, East London-based Goodhood brings its eclectic and highly curated mix of fashion, accessories and home goods to a new 3,000 square-foot flagship, combining edgy lifestyle boutique with an intimate neighbourhood feel.

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In China, Hermès Paces Itself

Inside the Hermès maison in Shanghai | Photo: Masao Nishikawa for Hermès

As Hermès opens its first ‘maison’ in China, BoF sits down with Weiming Cao, the company’s president for Greater China to discuss the new store, the company’s expansion strategy and building a multi-local luxury brand.

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Amy Astley on the Symbiotic Relationship Between Fashion and Young Hollywood

Maisie Williams, Nicola Peltz | Photo: Josh Olins for Teen Vogue

To coincide with the debut of Teen Vogue’s annual ‘Young Hollywood’ issue, BoF talks to editor-in-chief Amy Astley about the increasingly symbiotic relationship between young actors and fashion brands.

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