New York Fashion Week’s sprawl across the city presents major logistical problems. But the real issue isn’t IMG or Lincoln Center. NYFW just needs a good, old-fashioned edit.
This year, ethics and sustainability finally became a priority for a range of influential players, from major high street retailers to luxury conglomerates.
In recent years, the stream of social events staged by fashion brands has spilled well beyond fashion weeks, primarily to keep pace with online fans who expect new content each time they refresh their feeds.
From credit card companies to automakers, it seems everyone wants a piece of the fashion world to inject a little oomph into their brands. When does it work?
The unfilled Rana Plaza compensation fund exposes the fashion industry’s inability to hold brands accountable for their actions, even when those actions have disastrous consequences.
As consumption slows and global pricing differences become more transparent, strategies that price luxury goods significantly higher in China are unsustainable.
Plagued by a chorus of naysayers, the proposed Hackey Fashion Hub in East London holds real positive potential, argues Rebecca May Johnson.
While the rest of the fashion world is hard at work preparing for the busiest time of the year, many fashion businesses in Paris are closed. BoF pauses to look at the real reasons behind the month-long, collective break and to consider how and why it works.
BoF laments the loss of Fashionologie, a popular fashion blog started by Tommye Fitzpatrick from her dorm room at North Carolina’s Duke University, that was recently folded into PopSugar.com