No longer confined to the fringes of fashion, the goth aesthetic is being mined by a wider spectrum of designers, observes Eugene Rabkin.
Plagued by a chorus of naysayers, the proposed Hackey Fashion Hub in East London holds real positive potential, argues Rebecca May Johnson.
Fashion must react quickly to changes in technology and make do-it-yourself, 3D-printable designs in order to avoid a coming flood of infringement and, instead, benefit from the rise of 3D printing, argues Rose Auslander, a partner in the Intellectual Property department of Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP, a Wall Street law firm.
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.
In response to the continuing injustices suffered by garment workers globally, tougher regulations and more stringent factory audits are not enough, says Rob Broggi, CEO and founding partner of Industrial Revolution II, a new kind of garment factory founded on the principles of socially responsible manufacturing.
Following news that a shop assistant in Zurich refused to let Oprah Winfrey examine a $38,000 black bag, Colin McDowell says astronomically priced products are emblematic of exactly what’s wrong with the fashion business.
In his latest column, Colin McDowell reviews The Mechanical Smile, C.Z. Guest: American Style Icon and Madame Gres: Sculptural Fashion.
In his latest column, Colin McDowell examines the sorry state of fashion criticism and why fashion needs its Fourth Estate more than ever.
The rise of high definition, highly accessible digital documentation is driving cut-and-paste fashion trends, argues Liroy Choufan.
With hundreds of Autumn/Winter advertising campaigns set to populate major fashion magazines, Internet forums and social media platforms like Tumblr, Facebook and Pinterest, BoF picks the Top 10 Campaigns of the Season.
In this week’s column, BoF editor-in-chief Imran Amed questions the real value of the digital and social media rankings that have flooded the fashion industry.