The Daily Digest

  1. No New Blood and No Fresh Ideas: How Do You Solve a Problem Like Milano?

    “The Milanese leg of the spring/summer 2015 international collections will limp to a close tomorrow, but most …More

  2. A Soaring Debut for Alibaba

    “The long-awaited public market debut of the Alibaba Group, the Chinese Internet titan, did not disappoint on …More

  3. Luxury Brands in a Quandary as China’s Wealthy Young Develop Resistance to Bling

    “Gucci and Prada’s financial results are disappointing and there’s a fear that the west …More

  4. Jack Erwin Grabs $9 Million and 135 Years of Retail Experience in Brown Shoe-Led Series A

    “It’s no secret that building an ecommerce business is hard. It’s a task that becomes even more difficult …More

  5. Tim Coppens on His Most Comprehensive Womenswear Offering Yet

    “Tim Coppens has had a pretty big year. In the last 12 months, the Belgian talent has doubled his menswear …More

Karl Lagerfeld, Mr Multitasker

Karl Lagerfeld | Photo: Karl Lagerfeld

For our second annual #BoF500 ‘Polymaths & Multitaskers’ special print edition, BoF meets fashion’s consummate multitasker, Karl Lagerfeld, who manages to balance his work for Chanel, Fendi and his own brand, as well as a steady stream of photography and illustration commissions, by cultivating a zen-like detachment from his work.

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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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