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  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

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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In China, Hermès Paces Itself

Inside the Hermès maison in Shanghai | Photo: Masao Nishikawa for Hermès

As Hermès opens its first ‘maison’ in China, BoF sits down with Weiming Cao, the company’s president for Greater China to discuss the new store, the company’s expansion strategy and building a multi-local luxury brand.

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