BoF Exclusive | How Stefano Pilati Plans to Modernise Zegna

Stefano Pilati | Photo: Inez and Vinoodh

In a global exclusive interview to coincide with the unveiling of a new advertising campaign for Ermenegildo Zegna, a part of the brand’s repositioning strategy, Imran Amed sat down with head of design Stefano Pilati to discuss his plans for modernising the venerable Italian menswear label, while embracing its rich heritage in tailoring and fabric development.

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BoF Exclusive | Rei Kawakubo’s Creative Manifesto

Comme des Garçons Spring/Summer 2014 by Juergen Teller | Source: System

Today, courtesy of System magazine, BoF exclusively brings you a creative manifesto written by Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garçons, one of the fashion industry’s most revolutionary, but reticent designers.

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Luxury Sales to Exceed $318 Billion, Driven by Emerging Markets and ‘Affordable Luxury’

Coach Spring/Summer 2013 Campaign | Source: Coach

Today, BoF can exclusively share the findings of a new report by Euromonitor International, indicating that, in 2013, luxury goods sales will exceed $318 billion worldwide, representing a year-on-year real value gain of 3 percent, driven by emerging markets and ‘affordable luxury’ brands.

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BoF Exclusive | House of Holland to Launch ‘Roving Flagship’ From Ice Cream Van

House of Holland, Mr Quiffy's Van | Source: House of Holland

In a colourful spin on the mobile retail trucks that have become popular in the US, House of Holland is set to launch a “roving flagship,” selling an exclusive capsule collection from a traditional British ice cream van.

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BoF Exclusive | Olivier Theyskens Speaks to Dorian Grinspan, Founder of Out of Order Magazine

Olivier Theyskens | Source: Out of Order

Today, BoF brings you an exclusive interview with Olivier Theyskens, courtesy of Out of Order magazine, in which the designer discusses his work for Rochas, Nina Ricci and Theory, what the future holds, and why he used to want to be a girl.

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