A slew of slick, highly curated sites are aiming to disrupt the business of vintage. But for many fashion insiders, it’s the unpolished and uncurated eBay that continues to make fashion hearts beat faster.
As consumer awareness grows, more beauty brands and retailers are investing in safe, toxin-free cosmetics for the mass market. Will it pay off?
With travel retail set to continue double-digit percentage growth, fuelled predominantly by Asians, the sector is increasingly targeting travellers beyond traditional travel corridors.
The market for lingerie is dominated by a single player: Victoria’s Secret. Now, a crop of new start-ups are targeting the space.
Mining precious metals and stones can often have devastating human, environmental and political impact. What’s being done about it?
The Savigny Luxury Index fell 2.2 percent over the month, as adverse foreign exchange movements continue to weigh on the luxury sector’s growth.
In the age of e-commerce, physical flagships are still critical to engaging male luxury consumers, though market leaders are integrating their online and offline presence to create new digitally enhanced stores.
L’Eclaireur was one of the first stores to bring directional fashion to Paris. Chief buyer Patrick Aramburu sat down with BoF to discuss how the store’s uniquely ‘difficult’ approach invites customers to interact, not just transact.
Italy’s new prime minister Matteo Renzi is focused on tackling the many problems facing Italy’s fashion sector, sparking new hope across the industry. Will he succeed?
Street style imagery from Pitti Uomo, capturing the élan and flair of the fair’s attendees, has played a major role in liberating men’s style and democratising dandyism. BoF reports.