After years dividing his attention between his own label and his work for other brands, Christophe Lemaire is set to give the freshly rebranded ‘Lemaire’ his full attention, with co-designer Sarah-Linh Tran and managing director Bastien Daguzan at his side — and a collaboration with Uniqlo to boot.
The second capsule collection by Mosaert, the brand started by Paul Van Haver, better known as Stromae, whose videos have attracted hundreds of millions of views on YouTube, is set to launch at Paris concept store Colette. BoF speaks exclusively with the Belgian artist and stylist Coralie Barbier about building a fashion brand rooted in music.
Former Daft Punk manager Gildas Loaëc and architect Masaya Kuroki launched the Kitsuné label with a unique blend of music and fashion. Twelve years later, the business is set to generate $15.9 million in annual revenue.
In less than four years, French luxury brand Chloé has quietly relaunched its second line and transformed its aesthetic, thanks to the company’s energetic new creative director and CEO. On the eve of the brand’s Paris runway show, BoF talks to Clare Waight-Keller and Geoffroy de La Bourdonnaye about their partnership and joint aim to turn Chloé into a globally recognised powerhouse.
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.’
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.
BoF distills recent fashion stories from the French media.