The Daily Digest

  1. There’s No Such Thing as Overexposure in Fashion

    “To declare someone as “overexposed,” they must reach a point of diminishing returns on their efforts. And …More

  2. Vanessa Friedman on Bad Reviews, John Galliano and Fashion’s Diversity Problem

    “Newspaper critics’ jobs and magazine critics’ jobs are different, and that’s fair. …More

  3. South African Retailers to Merge in $5.7Bn Deal

    “Steinhoff International, South Africa’s biggest furniture company, said on Tuesday it has agreed to buy …More

  4. Africa Fashion Week Showcases the Continent’s Best Talent

    “The growing trend of Fashion Weeks across the African continent challenges the notion that global fashion …More

  5. Meet the Young Stylist Shaking Up Awards Season Red Carpets

    “Erlanger has emerged as quickly and brightly as her star client, and her work with Nyong’o, Michelle …More

CEO Talk | Art Peck, Incoming Chief Executive Officer, Gap Inc.

Art Peck | Source: Courtesy

BoF speaks to Art Peck, incoming chief executive of Gap Inc., to discuss his 10 years of experience at the American fashion giant and his imminent take over from Glenn Murphy at a critical juncture in the company’s history, amidst a market landscape being reshaped by digital technology and fast-fashion competitors.

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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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