Content containing brands aiming to align themselves with the glamour and excitement of fashion week is turning up more frequently in the Instagram feeds of fashionable superusers, observes Imran Amed.
In the wake of Rana Plaza, it’s clear that voluntary self-inspection of garment factories by brands and retailers is not enough to avoid terrible human tragedy. Workplace health and safety standards must be set and enforced by the workers themselves, argues Tansy E Hoskins.
Mademoiselle C, Fabién Constant’s new film about former French Vogue editor Carine Roitfeld, fails its subject as much as its audience, argues Colin McDowell.
No longer confined to the fringes of fashion, the goth aesthetic is being mined by a wider spectrum of designers, observes Eugene Rabkin.
Today, BoF columnist Susanna Lau, aka Susie Bubble, examines the work of John Earnshaw, a young design talent from Manchester who first popped up on her fashion radar while judging Graduate Fashion Week.