Fashion Pioneers | Nick Knight Says Heart and Mind are the Key to Fashion Imagemaking

Imran Amed and Nick Knight at Fashion Pioneers | Photo: Samir Hussein

LONDON, United Kingdom — Ten years ago at 19:27 GMT on 27 November 2000, at a time before streaming runway shows, before Facebook, before YouTube, before the rise of Web 2.0 itself, Nick Knight’s transformative fashion website SHOWstudio.com went live. Mr. Knight, a boundary-breaking fashion photographer, had considered the internet and saw something that others did not: where many in the industry saw only ugliness and risk, Mr.

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BoF LIVE | Fashion Pioneers with Nick Knight at 6.30pm London Time Today

LONDON, United Kingdom — SHOWstudio.com is ten years old tomorrow and that means our third Fashion Pioneers interview is upon us today. This evening, Nick Knight, one of the industry's most respected photographers will sit down with The Business of Fashion in front of a live studio audience in London's Hospital Club to discuss his career, ten years of SHOWstudio.com, and the future of fashion communication in the age of digital disruption. As usual, we will livestream the interview here on BoF and have teamed up with fashion blogs and websites who have generously agreed to stream the interview to their audiences and communities too. We invite you all to tune in. Please send questions for Nick Knight to our…

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Last Chance for Tickets to hear Nick Knight in conversation with The Business of Fashion

[caption id="attachment_17017" align="alignnone" width="500"] Nick Knight - The Business of Fashion - Fashion Pioneers[/caption] LONDON, United Kingdom — This Friday, The Business of Fashion will sit down for an in-depth interview with Nick Knight, the third in our series of FASHION PIONEERS speaking to a live studio audience in London and livestreamed to thousands of people around the world. For those of you in London, we have a few remaining tickets for this very exciting and rare opportunity to hear directly from one of the most influential and important fashion image-makers. Mr Knight will speak to us about fashion image creation in the digital age and reflect on ten years of SHOWstudio.com, the groundbreaking website which was founded exactly ten…

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Quotable | Nick Knight says the Internet is the Perfect Conduit to Communicate Fashion

“I'm very pleased to be given the opportunity to discuss the unique and groundbreaking work of SHOWSTUDIO.COM on such a well-respected and influential online platform as The Business of Fashion. The internet is the perfect conduit to communicate fashion globally via the new medium of fashion film, and it is exciting to discuss this on a fellow fashion platform." Nick Knight speaking to Vogue.com on his upcoming FASHION PIONEERS interview with The Business of Fashion. A few remaining tickets to attend this special live event in London are available here.

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Save the Date | Fashion Pioneers, Nick Knight, 26 November 2010, London

Nick Knight - The Business of Fashion - Fashion Pioneers

LONDON, United Kingdom — Could FASHION PIONEERS get any better? We started our signature live interview series earlier this year with Jefferson Hack, co-founder and editorial director of Dazed Group in April and moved swiftly onto Natalie Massenet, founder an executive chairman of the groundbreaking e-commerce website Net-a-Porter, securing a global exclusive on the brand new Net-a-Porter iPad application. Today, completing a

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Fashion Pioneers | Natalie Massenet Says to Create the Future, Follow the Consumer

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LONDON, United Kingdom — Over the last several months, all eyes have been on the world’s leading luxury fashion etailer: Net-a-Porter. And for good reason. In March, the business was acquired by Swiss luxury group Richemont at a total valuation of £350 million. In June, the company revealed the upcoming launch of Mr. Porter, a dedicated luxury menswear offering. And just a few weeks ago, Net-a-Porter, which was launched during the

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BoF Exclusive | Natalie Massenet shows us how Net-a-Porter works its magic

LONDON, United Kingdom — Natalie Massenet wowed them. Thousands of people tuned in for our second FASHION PIONEERS event — literally from all corners of the earth — joining the 200 strong sell-out crowd packed tightly into the stadium seating theatre in Net-a-Porter's 44,000 square foot headquarters in West London. Throughout the evening and afterwards, questions and commentary came in quickly via our hashtag #BoFLive, reflecting on all of the inspiring things Ms. Massenet had to say. The discussion touched on all the hot topics from the Net-a-Porter hive and beyond, including Mr Porter, the Richemont acquisition, bloggers vs. editors, the outdated fashion cycle, and more. But the undoubted highlight of the evening was the unveiling of the Net-a-Porter iPad…

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BoF LIVE | Fashion Pioneers with Natalie Massenet at 7:30pm London time today

LONDON, United Kingdom — The day has arrived. Tune in today at 7.30pm London time (that's 8.30pm Paris and Berlin and 2.30pm New York) for our second installment of FASHION PIONEERS to hear the inspirational, entrepreneurial story of Net-a-Porter's Natalie Massenet. We have teamed up with fashion blogs and websites around the world to bring FASHION PIONEERS straight to your computer screens. A big thank you to our coalition of style blogs for streaming the interview with us: United States: Tavi Gevinson | Fashionista.com | JC Report United Kingdom: Style Bubble | Fashion156 | Style Salvage France: A Shaded View on Fashion | Luxury Society Germany: Les Mads Spain: Kate Loves Me We invite you all to tune in. And…

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Fashion Pioneers | Natalie Massenet, One Week To Go Before Global Livestream

LONDON, United Kingdom — Any fashion follower who has been walking by a newsstand, flipping through a magazine or browsing the internet in the past few months is sure to have seen the huge interest in Natalie Massenet and her pioneering business, Net-a-Porter. From multi-page features in both British and American Vogue to a front page story in the Observer magazine to last week's wall-to-wall coverage of Net-a-Porter's 10th anniversary bash — attended by Victoria Beckham, Christopher Kane, Christopher Bailey — Net-a-Porter has been everywhere. But, next week, only BoF will have the first in-depth live broadcast interview with Massenet since she sold the business to Richemont in April. Tickets for our second FASHION PIONEERS event sold out in four…

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Save the Date | Fashion Pioneers, Natalie Massenet, 22 July 2010, London

LONDON, United Kingdom — Mark your calendars. In her first live, in-depth interview after Swiss luxury goods group Richemont acquired the online fashion retailer she founded — valuing the business at a cool £350 million — The Business of Fashion is delighted to announce that Natalie Massenet, Founder and Executive Chairman of Net-a-Porter, will be our next Fashion Pioneer at a very special event on 22 July, 2010. In a rare,

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Fashion Pioneers | Jefferson Hack on Fashion Media in The Era of Digital Beauty

Jefferson Hack in conversation with Imran Amed

LONDON, United Kingdom — Last Thursday evening, BoF editor-in-chief Imran Amed sat down with Jefferson Hack, founder and editorial director of Dazed Group — independent publishers of Dazed & Confused, Dazed Digital, AnOther Magazine and AnOther Man — to discuss the future of fashion media amidst an industry landscape that’s being radically reshaped by the forces of digital revolution, rapid globalisation and a post-recessionary

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BoF to Livestream Jefferson Hack Interview with Coalition of Leading Style Blogs

LONDON, United Kingdom —Today,the BoF team is busy preparing for our first FASHION PIONEERS interview with Jefferson Hack, Editorial Director of Dazed Group, to be held this Thursday at London’s Sanderson Hotel. Tickets for the event are completely sold out and a mix of BoF readers and friends from London’s fashion community will be joining us. But, we want as many people as possible to participate in the interview. So, we are delighted to announce that in addition to a livestream on BoF, our friends from across the fashion and luxury blogosphere have graciously agreed to help us bring FASHION PIONEERS to the world. The event will be live streamed on the following sites: United States: Refinery29 | Tavi Gevinson | Fashionista.com |…

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