Today, BoF can exclusively reveal that Australia-based custom footwear e-tailer Shoes of Prey has raised a $5.5 Million Series A round, led by Khosla Ventures.
Today, BoF can exclusively reveal that new British womenswear brand Finery London is set to launch in 2015 with critical global distribution deals and financing from Rocket Internet-backed Global Fashion Group.
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.
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.
Today, as Apple unveils its much-awaited Watch, BoF has the early scoop. Here, we explain the new wearable device, Apple’s strategy for turning the product into another blockbuster and its potential impact on the fashion and luxury industry.
It’s been one year since the once-hot Diesel hit the ‘reboot’ button. BoF spoke exclusively with the company’s new chief executive Alessandro Bogliolo, along with Diesel founder Renzo Rosso, artistic director Nicola Formichetti and creative director of Diesel Black Gold, Andreas Melbostad, for an inside look at how the company is re-energising the brand.
Trend forecasting agency WGSN Group will launch a new website that unites its capabilities with those of its rival Stylesight, which it acquired last November, as part of a £50 million initiative to drive growth and expand its global reach.
Earlier this week, BoF published the highlights of an exclusive video interview with intrepid fashion critic Suzy Menkes as she begins her new role at Condé Nast International. Today, watch the full video, where Menkes also reveals some of her key observations about the fashion business and recalls some of her favourite fashion moments.
In our latest ‘Inside Fashion’ interview, BoF’s Imran Amed sits down with the intrepid fashion critic Suzy Menkes to discuss her new job at Condé Nast International and how dramatically the process of fashion journalism has changed over the course of her career.