Hennes & Mauritz AB, Europe’s second-biggest clothing retailer, reported fourth-quarter profit that topped analysts’ estimates as the company added stores in China and the U.S. and expanded its collection.
The China Edit is a weekly curation of the most important fashion business news and analysis from and about the world’s largest luxury market.
Luxury brands are casting a wide net to find Chinese celebrity ambassadors, but some must now realise that a great catch is not always the right match.
At the Paris men’s shows, BoF spends the day with ‘Insta-famous’ male model Lucky Blue Smith, who has attracted a veritable cult on social media.
Will fashion’s fetishisation of extreme youth ever end?
Check out this week’s new partners and openings on BoF Careers, the global marketplace for fashion talent.
BoF editor-in-chief Imran Amed recaps the week in the business of fashion.
How is a sleepy British department store still quietly sitting on one of London’s most expensive luxury retail strips? BoF steps inside the world of Fenwick Bond Street.
BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
Perfume developer Edouard Roschi tells BoF about his role taking perfumes from initial concept to final product, and how, along with Fabrice Penot, he founded and grew niche fragrance brand Le Labo, which was recently acquired by beauty behemoth Estée Lauder.