The Daily Digest

  1. Condé Nast Agrees to GroupM’s Tougher Ad Viewability Standards

    “Condé Nast, the publisher of brands such as Vogue and, has agreed to GroupM’s demand to pay …More

  2. Cavernous Stores Wear on Forever 21

    “Forever 21 is grappling with a special problem: gigantic stores that it has had trouble filling …More

  3. William Lauder: Being a Lauder and CEO Was a ‘Life Sentence’

    “High quality global journalism requires investment. Please share this article with others using the link …More

  4. Inside the Booming Korean Skincare Market

    “Demanding consumers, R&D labs, and even the Korean government have helped bring foreign beauty products …More

  5. For Opening Ceremony and Intel’s MICA Smart Bracelet, Beauty Beats Brains

    “Opening Ceremony and Intel have been working together to create a bracelet that can check your email and …More

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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East of Eden: How Russia’s Isolationism is Impacting Fashion, Part One — Media

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at a press conference | Source: Shutterstock

As Vladimir Putin’s policies push Russia further away from the global community, new laws limiting foreign ownership of Russian media will force publications in the country to restructure. Should the fashion press be worried? In the first of a two-part series, BoF examines the country’s changing fashion media landscape.

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