Shane Gabier and Chris Peters of Creatures of the Wind told BoF how they managed to do what every emerging fashion label aims for, but very few actually achieve: find an investor with valuable business know-how and a proven track record, without having to compromise their creative freedom.
Amidst a fast-growing global menswear market, luxury brands from Dolce & Gabbana to Jimmy Choo are launching men’s only flagships with a host of leisure-inflected experiential elements.
Miuccia Prada loves his work but his grandmother doesn’t understand what he does. BoF sat down with Robbie Spencer, stylist and newly appointed fashion director at Dazed & Confused, to discuss his personal and professional journey.
With blockbuster mega-shows on the rise, BoF examines the impact on niche fashion exhibitions.
Having made his name designing gem-like bars, cafes and apartments, David Collins is increasingly sought-after by some of the leading names in fashion. On the occasion of his just-announced partnership with Jimmy Choo, BoF spoke to David Collins about his journey from Dublin to the top of his profession.
Seizing on a widespread return to more formal dressing, small and medium-sized tailoring studios across the world are growing successful businesses. BoF spoke to three young tailors in Brooklyn, Mumbai and London.
Sportswear giant Nike, known for the cultural fluency of its niche marketing and communcations efforts, is running a visually arresting four-page spread in the latest issue of under-the-radar architecture and design magazine PIN-UP.
With a unique aesthetic vocabulary, an influential stockist base and incipient production in Asia, luxury streetwear label Hood By Air is poised for growth. BoF spoke to designer Shayne Oliver about the cult brand he’s taking to the next level.