Imran Amed reflects on the surprise news that Angela Ahrendts is leaving her role as Burberry’s chief executive to take up the position of senior vice president of retail and online stores at Apple and will be replaced by Christopher Bailey, who is set to take on the dual title of chief creative and chief executive officer.
In what has become a bi-annual BoF tradition, editor-in-chief Imran Amed looks back at the fashion season that’s just come to a close.
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.
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.