More than previous generations, millennnials want social responsibility and transparency from the brands they buy. Fashion companies that fail to change risk losing relevance, argue Maxine Bédat and Soraya Darabi.
Italian Vogue’s domestic violence-themed cover story proves that fashion photography is a powerful medium which can carry important messages, but it should have been stripped of its commercial credits, argues Mimma Viglezio.
As London’s Victoria and Albert Museum unveils “The Glamour of Italian Fashion,” Colin McDowell explores the country’s rich fashion history.
Technology will replace products, brands and financial strategies as the key source of value creation for fashion companies, argues Enrico Beltramini.
In today’s reality, retailers who fail to embrace omni-channel strategies powered by connected data risk becoming extinct, argues John Squire.
Colin McDowell sits down with Mandi Lennard, a PR turned brand consultant who has built a unique position for herself at the intersection of emerging culture and London’s fashion scene.
In the Internet Age, fashion consumers increasingly know what they want long before they visit retailers, undermining the traditional role of department stores and boutiques as curators of style, argues Eugene Rabkin.
BoF founder and editor-in-chief Imran Amed looks back at the Autumn/Winter 2014 season.