The Daily Digest

  1. Will Selling Nostalgia Work for Calvin Klein?

    “While plenty of campaigns — Guess and Levi’s come to mind — rely heavily on nostalgic imagery, Calvin Klein …More

  2. Japan Cautiously Re-Emerges as Land of Luxury

    “Despite warnings about the Japanese luxury market after the first sales-tax increase in 17 years, the …More

  3. Has the Michael Kors Bubble Burst?

    “Michael Kors stock has had a fabulous run, but investors’ opinions about whether its shares are about …More

  4. British Fashion Council to Help Young Designers on to High Street

    “Titled BFC Contemporary, the eBay-sponsored scheme will offer a handful of designers tailored programmes of …More

  5. From Icarus to the iWatch, Wearable Tech is Full of Possibility and Peril

    “Now Apple have poached Burberry’s and Saint Laurent’s CEOs to design the consumer products of …More

Swarovski Spins Ambitious Web Across the Fashion Jewellery Market

Atelier Swarovski A/W 2014 by Viktor&Rolf | Photo: Jason Lloyd Evans/Swarovski

The family-owned cut crystal company has already transformed itself into one of the world’s leading jewellery retailers, but their ambitions have grown to keep pace with the expanding market for fashion jewellery.

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Tiffany CEO Kowalski To Retire, President Cumenal To Take Over

President Frederic Cumenal will take over as CEO at Tiffany's | Source: Courtesy

NEW YORK, United States — Tiffany & Co. Chief Executive Officer Michael Kowalski will step down in 2015 after more than 15 years running the luxury jeweler, passing the reins to President Frederic Cumenal.

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Reinventing the Scottish Knitwear Industry

A loom with a pattern and wool yarn | Source: Shutterstock

Decades of poor management and cheap overseas competition brought the once booming Scottish knitwear industry to its knees. Today, with a new end-consumer focus and artisanal manufacturing, there is also newfound confidence in Hawick and the border mill towns of Scotland. BoF reports on a heritage industry reinventing itself for the future.

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Run-D.M.C.’s ‘My Adidas’ and the Birth of Hip Hop Sneaker Culture

In the first of a new series charting the influence of iconic music videos on the fashion industry, BoF investigates the impact of Run-D.M.C.’s 1986 track “My Adidas and the beginning of modern hip hop style sensibility, sneaker culture and product endorsements.

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