BoF editor-in-chief Imran Amed recaps the week in the business of fashion.
The self-taught, sought-after stylist and designer of LOGO by Lori Goldstein, a collection sold via home shopping network QVC, has had, not one, but two fashion careers. Here Goldstein shares how a fine balance of restlessness and hard work led her from the American Midwest to the top of the industry.
BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
Prada SpA, the Italian maker of $3,990 handbags and $795 pumps, reported a 21 percent drop in first-half profit as sales grew at the slowest pace in three years on weakening demand in Asia and Europe.
Bits & Bytes is a weekly roundup of the most important news in the fast evolving fashion-tech space.
In the last two years, emerging fashion brands like Christopher Kane, Altuzarra, JW Anderson, Nicholas Kirkwood and Roksanda have attracted a flurry of investment. Who’s next? BoF identifies the young fashion labels we would bet on, based on their commercial and creative potential.
Seven years after it debuted as a small independent clothing boutique, East London-based Goodhood brings its eclectic and highly curated mix of fashion, accessories and home goods to a new 3,000 square-foot flagship, combining edgy lifestyle boutique with an intimate neighbourhood feel.
Bumble and Bumble founder Michael Gordon wants to shake up the industry once again with a new salon, a savvy digital content strategy and a product line called Purely Perfect.
Italian handbag maker Furla plans to more than double sales in the next five years, stepping up investment in new shops as it taps consumers’ growing appetite for accessible luxury goods.
As Hermès opens its first ‘maison’ in China, BoF sits down with Weiming Cao, the company’s president for Greater China to discuss the new store, the company’s expansion strategy and building a multi-local luxury brand.