The Ascent of Officine Generale

Designer Pierre Mahéo of Officine Generale | Photo: Anto Hihn Thai

Officine Generale, Pierre Mahéo’s much buzzed-about Parisian menswear label, has struck chord with a formula that blends simple aesthetics, high quality, affordable price points and a philosophy rooted in ‘disgust towards the system.’

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The Creative Class | Virginie Mouzat, Fashion Editor

Virginie Mouzat | Source: Phil Oh at Streetpeeper.com

Driven by a passion for reading and writing, Virginie Mouzat has long aimed to bring “intellectual vision” to fashion. The former fashion critic at Le Figaro and current editor-in-chief of fashion, lifestyle and opinions at the French edition of Vanity Fair sits down with BoF to discuss her personal and professional journey.

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The Creative Class | Vincent Darré, Artistic Director and Interior Designer

Vincent Darré | Photo: David Atlan

Fashion’s eccentric punk polymath, Vincent Darré, talks to BoF about his under-age education at famous Paris nightclub Le Palace, working with Karl Lagerfeld, designing furniture and his new gig at L’Officiel magazine.

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The Creative Class | Marc Ascoli, Art Director

Yohji Yamamoto and Marc Ascoli | Photo: Saskia Lawaks

Marc Ascoli has produced some of fashion’s most iconic and remarkable images for the likes of Yohji Yamamoto and Jil Sander. BoF sat down with the legendary art director to discuss his personal and professional journey.

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The Creative Class | Olivier Saillard, Curator

Olivier Saillard | Photo: Fred Jacobs

PARIS, France — In recent seasons, fashion exhibitions staged at major museums have drawn record-breaking crowds. But perhaps no curator has succeeded in capturing the imagination of the international fashion community quite like Olivier Saillard, director of the Musée Galliera, whose convention-defying, contemporary performance-presentations are one of the highlights of Paris Fashion Week. Housed in a magnificent,

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