The Daily Digest

  1. Dame Vivienne Westwood: The Former Queen of Punk May Now Be an Establishment Pillar, but her Work is Still Controversial

    “Dame, punk, crackpot, intellectual, eco-warrior. Those are a few of the labels affixed to Vivienne Westwood …More

  2. If Apple Will Poach From Fashion, Then Fashion Will Follow Suit

    “Pascal Cagni, Apple’s former vice president for Europe, Middle East, India and Africa, who worked at the …More

  3. Luxury Market Slumps as Bleak Economic Outlook Hits Rich Russians’ Courage

    “Worries about the prospects of the Russian luxury goods market have risen this year as the country’s …More

  4. Urban Outfitters and 200 Others Start Selling Directly in Shopping App Wanelo

    “Wanelo is partnering with 200 brands, including Urban Outfitters and Nasty Gal, to let its users make …More

  5. Fiat Heir Lapo Elkann’s State of Independence

    “With a successful IPO and a number of new stores for his brand Italia Independent, Fiat heir and menswear …More

CEO Talk | Art Peck, Incoming Chief Executive Officer, Gap Inc.

Art Peck | Source: Courtesy

BoF speaks to Art Peck, incoming chief executive of Gap Inc., to discuss his 10 years of experience at the American fashion giant and his imminent take over from Glenn Murphy at a critical juncture in the company’s history, amidst a market landscape being reshaped by digital technology and fast-fashion competitors.

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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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