2013 has been a landmark year for BoF. Imran Amed reflects on the year gone by and looks ahead to 2014.
Today we are delighted to announce a significant milestone in the history of The Business of Fashion. We are launching a new website, managed by our growing London-based team and backed by a great group of new investors, to help us achieve our vision of becoming the digital hub for the global fashion community. Here’s the story of how we got here and a little bit about our plans for the future from BoF’s editor-in-chief Imran Amed.
LONDON, United Kingdom — Happy new year! After a restful break, the BoF team is gearing up for a productive 2013. But before we get started, we would love to hear from you. We want to continue to provoke the global discussion and debate at the intersection of fashion, business and technology and we need your help! Today, we are launching a survey to take the pulse of our community in order to learn how and why you read BoF, and
LONDON, United Kingdom — It’s that time again when we take a look back at the people, places and innovations that have defined the year in the business of fashion. And what a year it’s been. From the debuts of new heavyweight designers at megabrands Dior and Yves Saint Laurent to the flurry of digital innovations and the rising markets of India, China and Brazil, we’ve covered it all. It was also a particularly special year for
LONDON, United Kingdom — When we first launched our Twitter account back in December 2008, I have to admit I had no idea how BoF would use the nascent social media tool. Naysayers were already dismissing the platform. But as with many things here at The Business of Fashion, we decided to conduct an experiment and gauge the results for ourselves. Well, less than three years later, I am delighted to report that, as of today, our
LONDON, United Kingdom — This week marks a very special milestone in the history of The Business of Fashion: our 5th birthday! Back in January 2007, I spent one hundred dollars for an annual Typepad subscription and, with the help of a friend, set up a blog at uberkid.typepad.com. I called it The Business of Fashion, cobbled together a clumsy looking header in Powerpoint and started jotting down ideas and observations about the