BoF Exclusive | Fabio Piras Steps into Louise Wilson’s Shoes

Fabio Piras | Source: Courtesy

As London’s fashion community prepares to remember the late professor Louise Wilson with a memorial service at Saint Paul’s Cathedral, BoF speaks to Fabio Piras, her successor, who, last August, took the helm as course director of Central Saint Martins’ Fashion MA programme.

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BoF Exclusive | Inside DSquared2 at Twenty Years

In our latest ‘Inside Fashion’ interview, BoF’s Imran Amed sits down with Dean and Dan Caten, the Canadian twins behind cult Italian label DSquared2, to chart their trajectory from the suburbs of Toronto to the helm of a business which turns over €210 million and, this year, celebrates its 20th anniversary.

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Nicholas Kirkwood Launches in Beijing in Next Step of Expansion Plan

Nicholas Kirkwood's store at Shin Kong Place | Source: Nicholas Kirkwood

Today, British footwear label Nicholas Kirkwood opens its first own-brand presence in China, in partnership with Beijing department store Shin Kong Place. BoF sat down with the designer and CEO Christopher Suarez to find out how this new ‘jewel in the crown’ fits into a global retail strategy propelled by investment from LVMH.

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Exclusive First Look: Six Design ‘Iconoclasts’ Interpret Louis Vuitton’s Monogram

Karl Lagerfeld and Frank Gehry for Louis Vuitton | Photo: Karl Lagerfeld for Harper's Bazaar

Today, BoF brings you an exclusive first look at Louis Vuitton’s ‘Celebrating Monogram’ collaboration with six art and design legends: Karl Lagerfeld, Frank Gehry, Cindy Sherman, Marc Newson, Christian Louboutin and Rei Kawakubo, each of whom have re-imagined the fashion powerhouse’s iconic monogram.

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