Joshua Schulman on Bergdorf Goodman’s Menswear Business, Recast and Re-Energised

Joshua Schulman | Source: Courtesy Bergdorf Goodman

Bergdorf Goodman’s dedicated men’s store has been remodeled and recast using a new sub-brand: Goodman’s. BoF sat down with Joshua Schulman, president of Bergdorf Goodman, to learn more about the New York department store’s menswear business and the recent changes.

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Is Activewear the New Denim?

Lucas Hugh Spring/Summer 2014 collection | Source: Lucas Hugh

Much like denim before it, activewear is increasingly being integrated into daily attire. Meanwhile, the kind of premiumisation trend that gave rise to the highly successful designer jeans category is also picking up in activewear. So does activewear offer fashion brands the same kind of growth potential that designer denim did a decade ago? BoF reports.

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In Age of Online Inspiration, Fashion Creatives Still Love Beautiful Books

Giles Deacon at Claire de Rouen Books | Photo: Jane Stockdale for Riposte magazine

On the eve of London’s first art book fair, BoF talks to specialist book dealers and their fashion-world clientele about the special role that physical books still play in the creative process.

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Brands Invest in ‘New Generation of Materials’

(L) Yulex material, (R) Patagonia wetsuit | Source: Patagonia

From fashion and apparel giants like Kering, Nike and Uniqlo to Silicon Valley start-ups, a wide range of companies are working to develop a new generation of materials in order to enhance the style, performance and sustainability of their products.

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