The Daily Digest

  1. Naples, a Haven of Hand Work

    “Over the last century, the personal tailor, working one to one with a client, has become as symbolic of …More

  2. Tommy Hilfiger Q&A: The Rise and Fall and Rise of a Man and His Brand

    “Twenty years ago, Tommy Hilfiger’s clothes were everywhere. They were clinging to Britney Spears, hanging …More

  3. Calvin Klein Collection Range Takes the Brand into the World of Luxe Fashion

    “Things are changing in the world of Calvin Klein. Last year, CK was renamed Calvin Klein Platinum, and saw a …More

  4. “Hardware Is Very Hard”: Why Wearables Aren’t Working (Yet?)

    “The news yesterday that Nike had laid off members of its FuelBand division, and may not release future …More

  5. Fashion Retailers Eye Up Image-Recognition Apps for Smartphones

    “Software from firms such as Snap Fashion and Style-Eyes lets shoppers upload photos of clothing and link to …More

The Creative Class | Penny Martin, Editor

Penny Martin | Photo: Liz Collins

Launched in 2010 and known for its combination of glamour, pragmatism, modernity and warmth, The Gentlewoman now has nine issues under its belt. BoF sits down with editor-in-chief Penny Martin to discuss her role, the magazine’s DNA, and why the future is not about social media.

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Sources Say Roberto Cavalli Nearing €450 Million Sale to Permira

Roberto Cavalli Autumn/Winter 2014 | Source: Cavalli

LONDON, United Kingdom — Italian designer Roberto Cavalli is in advanced talks to sell a majority stake in his eponymous fashion house to London-based buyout firm Permira in a sale worth about 450 million euros ($621 million), four sources close to the deal told Reuters.

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Another Profit Warning From Mulberry; Shares Tumble Again

Mulberry Spring/Summer 2014 Campaign | Source: Mulberry

LONDON, United Kingdom — Mulberry Group Plc, the U.K. luxury bag maker that recently parted company with its chief executive officer, reined back profit estimates for the second time in less than three months and said a plan to boost sales with more affordable new products will weigh on earnings.

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