No longer characterised by 9-inch board shorts and graphics targeting teenagers, the men’s swimwear market is growing and giving rise to a wave of brands with broader lifestyle propositions.
Penske Media Corp. has acquired Fairchild Fashion Media’s trade magazines, including WWD and Footwear News, from Condé Nast Publications for allegedly $100 million, say sources.
The unfilled Rana Plaza compensation fund exposes the fashion industry’s inability to hold brands accountable for their actions, even when those actions have disastrous consequences.
Check out this week’s new partners and job postings on BoF Careers, the global marketplace for fashion talent.
Skinny jeans have reigned supreme for years. But now a whole host of alternatives, from yoga pants to fancy sweatpants, have cropped up.
The China Edit is a weekly curation of the most important fashion business news and analysis from and about the world’s largest luxury market.
John Elliot and Aaron Lavee have managed to grow an initial investment of $30,000 into a fledgling business that’s set to generate revenues in the “seven-figure-range,” propelled by its standout basics and healthy online fanbase.
BoF editor-in-chief Imran Amed recaps the week in the business of fashion.
BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
Stuck in a ‘catch-22’ in its relationship with luxury brands, Chinese e-commerce juggernaut Alibaba should take a page from Google, maximising revenue in the short term, while buying critical time to build enduring relationships with Western brands, argue Brian Buchwald and Joshua Neckes.