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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

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The Best of BoF | Top Articles of 2012

Best of BoF 2012

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

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A Landmark Week for BoF

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

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Marking Five Years of BoF

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 I called it The Business of Fashion, cobbled together a clumsy looking header in Powerpoint and started jotting down ideas and observations about the

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The Business of Fashion | We are Dot-Com

The Business of Fashion in Vogue Korea, May 2008

LONDON, United Kingdom — It’s been awhile since our last BoF update. The past few months have been busy on our end, so forgive us for a solely BoF-focused post to keep you abreast of all the developments on our side in recent months, and to share a little about things to come in the months to come. We are dot-com: Probably the most noticeable change since our redesign in December is our new domain name:

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The Business of Fashion | New features and contributors

Readership and subscriptions to The Business of Fashion have continued to grow, largely through a campaign of whispers where one person tells another person who tells another person. This is exactly how we'd like to get around.  So, thanks to all of you for recommending BoF to your colleagues and friends in the fashion business. With this continued momentum, I thought it was about time we began to deliver more features and content -- but I can't possibly create all this on my own. And so, today I am pleased to welcome our first two contributors to the Business of Fashion, Robert Cordero and W. David Marx. You may have already been enjoying our new BoF Daily Digest. There is…

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