The Daily Digest

  1. Luxury Shoe Brand Jimmy Choo to List Shares in London

    “The luxury shoe company Jimmy Choo said on Tuesday that it planned to pursue an initial public offering of …More

  2. Band of Outsiders and the Business of Casual

    “Scott Sternberg, the designer of a preppy line of clothes called Band of Outsiders, hasn’t really been …More

  3. The Secret to Success: From the Co-Founders of Banana Republic

    “After an initial investment of just $1,500, the co-founders of Banana Republic grew the company into a …More

  4. Will Wireless Power Be the Catalyst for Wearables Adoption?

    “Every day, it seems like there’s another news item about wearable devices, or ‘wearables.’ …More

  5. Publications See Pinterest as Key Ally

    “Pinterest has forged close relationships with magazines, especially those focused on women, who make up 71 …More

The Secret Journey of a Fashion Piece — Part 1: Creativity & Design

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Taking a fashion piece from inception to store is a complex journey. In the first instalment of a three-part series supported by Lectra — a product design, development and manufacturing solutions company — BoF goes inside the studio to understand the creative process that goes into producing fashion pieces and how designers find that perfect balance of colour, materials, shape, pattern and fit.

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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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