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  1. 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

  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. The Catwalk Serves as a Billboard

    “But increasingly, the lines between fashion and promotion are beginning to blur. In addition to enabling the …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. A Prada Show Worth Waiting For, Purple Sand and All

    “Over the course of the four-city, four-week fashion month swing, there is a small number of shows that …More

The Creative Class | Lori Goldstein, Stylist

Lori Goldstein | Photo: Michael Beauplet

The self-taught, sought-after stylist and designer of LOGO by Lori Goldstein, a collection sold via home shopping network QVC, has had, not one, but two fashion careers. Here Goldstein shares how a fine balance of restlessness and hard work led her from the American Midwest to the top of the industry.

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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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