The Creative Class | Alexandre de Betak, Fashion Show and Event Producer

Alexandre de Betak | Source: Courtesy photo

The multidisciplinary wizard behind the fashion shows of brands like Christian Dior, Hussein Chalayan and Rodarte speaks to BoF about his personal and professional journey — and the passion, planning and adrenaline that go into staging a world-class runway show.

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How Creatures of the Wind Found Their Ideal Investor

Shane Gabier and Chris Peters | Source: Courtesy photo

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.

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The Creative Class | Robbie Spencer, Fashion Director

Robbie Spencer | Source: Courtesy photo

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.

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The Creative Class | David Collins, Interior Architect

David Collins | Source: Courtesy photo

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.

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Nike Teams Up with ‘Architectural Entertainment’ Magazine PIN-UP For Niche Brazil-Themed Project

Nike x Fausto Fantinuoli for PIN-UP | Source: PIN-UP

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.

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The Creative Class | Faye Toogood, Set and Interiors Designer

Faye Toogood | Photo: Morgan O'Donovan

Faye Toogood has created runway sets, installations and retail environments for the likes of Vivienne Westwood, Alexander McQueen, Kenzo and Opening Ceremony, in addition to designing a signature line of furniture and objets d’art. BoF met Toogood to find out how studying fine art and working for Condé Nast led her to build her own thriving multi-disciplinary design business.

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The Shifting Winds of New York Retail — Part 2: Soho’s Renaissance

The northern section of New York's Soho | Illustration: Rick Richards

In a three-part report, BoF examines New York City’s ever-shifting retail landscape. Yesterday, we considered the rise and recasting of the Meatpacking District. Today, we examine the renaissance of Soho.

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