The Daily Digest

  1. After Sale to Bain, Toms’s Chief Wants to Expand Global Reach

    “Mr. Mycoskie, who announced on Wednesday that he was selling half of Toms to Bain Capital, one of the …More

  2. Inside Hermès: Luxury’s Secret Empire

    “Axel Dumas, sixth-generation scion of the Hermès luxury goods dynasty and since February its CEO, has a …More

  3. Acne Studio’s Jonny Johansson on Getting Out of the Denim Box, the Globalization of Style, and Innovation Versus Appearance

    “For Johansson, cool anonymity is a virtue, and over time it’s that very quality that has become Acne denim’s …More

  4. How Mixing Data And Fashion Can Make Rent The Runway Tech’s Next Billion Dollar Star

    “Rent The Runway’s Jennifer Hyman hooked millennials on catch-and-release couture, but the logistics platform …More

  5. Mining Instagram For Models

    “Fashion hopefuls used to cross their fingers that they would be spotted and signed while living their …More

Cult Menswear Brand John Elliott + Co Grows on Its Own Terms

Snap Overshirt, Hooded Villain, and Escobar Sweatpants | Source: John Elliott + Co

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.

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Gritty Paris Slows Flow of Chinese Tourists

Louis Vuitton store on the Champs-Elysees, Paris | Source: Shutterstock

First-time visitors from China arrive in Paris expecting to see a quaint, affluent and friendly European city with smartly dressed men and women smelling of Chanel No. 5. Instead, they discover the French capital’s grittier side.

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