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  1. Conspicuous Consumption? Yes, but It’s Not Crazy

    “Wealth-signaling is probably less important than Veblen thought… The wealthy are essentially similar …More

  2. C. Wonder Is Closing Most Of Its Stores

    “The chain, a “revenge retail” project by Tory Burch’s ex-husband Christopher, is closing up to 20 of its 32 …More

  3. Keeping Up With Kendall Jenner

    “As models have gone from muses to marketing partners, their social presences, global reach and audience …More

  4. Fashion Group Hackett to Test the US with its British Look

    “The British fashion label has plans to enter the US in late 2015 if it can find the right locations and …More

  5. This Lingerie Company A/B Tests the World’s Hottest Women to See who Makes you Click “Buy”

    “AdoreMe subjects all of its images to testing every single month, going as far as to test one hand position …More

East of Eden: How Russia’s Isolationism is Impacting Fashion, Part Two — Retail

Shoppers on Nikolskaya Street, Moscow | Source: Shutterstock

At the beginning of the year, Russia was one of the world’s most promising fashion markets. But in the last ten months, isolationist policies combined with a fragile financial climate have seen the country’s economy plummet. In the second instalment of a two-part series, BoF explores the consequences for fashion retail in Russia.

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Creative Class | Alister Mackie, Stylist and Creative Director

Alister Mackie | Photo: Michael Hemy for BoF

As Another Man celebrates its tenth anniversary with a new book, the magazine’s creative director Alister Mackie sits down with BoF to discuss his analogue working methods, the 1990s Britpop scene that shaped his distinctive indie styling and his relationship with Katy England. The Creative Class is supported by CLIO Image, an awards show honouring creative excellence in fashion, beauty and retail.

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East of Eden: How Russia’s Isolationism is Impacting Fashion, Part One — Media

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at a press conference | Source: Shutterstock

As Vladimir Putin’s policies push Russia further away from the global community, new laws limiting foreign ownership of Russian media will force publications in the country to restructure. Should the fashion press be worried? In the first of a two-part series, BoF examines the country’s changing fashion media landscape.

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