The Daily Digest

  1. Capsule: The Tradeshow That Helped Bring Menswear Mainstream

    “Arguably the most influential men’s fashion trade show in North America started from an unlikely …More

  2. Asean: Long on Optimism

    “For companies looking to expand in Asia, the question is whether Asean is a bankable, long-term concept or, like …More

  3. Fashion Through the Mobile Lens: Re-assessing the Fashion Image in an Era of Overexposure

    “Some would argue that the proliferation of mobile devices in the fashion industry has created a more open and …More

  4. Emerging Talents Give Dover Street Market New York a New Beginning

    “On Saturday, after a two-day closure, Dover Street Market New York, Rei Kawakubo’s seven-floor multibrand fashion …More

  5. A J.Crew Grows in Brooklyn

    “Williamsburg’s transformation from hipster haven to upscale shopping and dining destination has been in the works …More

Swarovski Spins Ambitious Web Across the Fashion Jewellery Market

Atelier Swarovski A/W 2014 by Viktor&Rolf | Photo: Jason Lloyd Evans/Swarovski

The family-owned cut crystal company has already transformed itself into one of the world’s leading jewellery retailers, but their ambitions have grown to keep pace with the expanding market for fashion jewellery.

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Tiffany CEO Kowalski To Retire, President Cumenal To Take Over

President Frederic Cumenal will take over as CEO at Tiffany's | Source: Courtesy

NEW YORK, United States — Tiffany & Co. Chief Executive Officer Michael Kowalski will step down in 2015 after more than 15 years running the luxury jeweler, passing the reins to President Frederic Cumenal.

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Reinventing the Scottish Knitwear Industry

A loom with a pattern and wool yarn | Source: Shutterstock

Decades of poor management and cheap overseas competition brought the once booming Scottish knitwear industry to its knees. Today, with a new end-consumer focus and artisanal manufacturing, there is also newfound confidence in Hawick and the border mill towns of Scotland. BoF reports on a heritage industry reinventing itself for the future.

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Run-D.M.C.’s ‘My Adidas’ and the Birth of Hip Hop Sneaker Culture

In the first of a new series charting the influence of iconic music videos on the fashion industry, BoF investigates the impact of Run-D.M.C.’s 1986 track “My Adidas and the beginning of modern hip hop style sensibility, sneaker culture and product endorsements.

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