Though fashion schools produce thousands of design graduates each year, many of whom fail to launch their own labels or find jobs as designers at fashion houses, the fashion business and adjacent industries need graduates with fashion design degrees like never before, argues Professor Frances Corner, head of London College of Fashion.
In his latest column, Colin McDowell traces the genealogy of Veruschka, often dubbed the world’s first supermodel.
In a photography-saturated age, perhaps it’s time to recapture the power of great fashion illustration, says Colin McDowell.
BoF’s Imran Amed reflects on leading fashion critic Cathy Horyn’s recent resignation from The New York Times.
While still at school, fashion students are increasingly working with brands and retailers to earn valuable experience and build their profiles. Meanwhile, brands and retailers, as well as the fashion media, are seeking to unearth and tap the raw creativity of undiscovered talents at a younger age. Susie Bubble reports.
With hundreds of glossy spring/summer advertising campaigns set to populate major fashion magazines, Internet forums and social media platforms from Facebook to Tumblr to Pinterest, The Business of Fashion picks the Top 10 Campaigns of the Season. Which campaigns did you like most?
Today, the fashion that appears in “street style” imagery too closely resembles the constructs found on the catwalk and in magazine editorials, and no longer reflects true personal style, argues Max Berlinger.