BoF’s editor-in-chief reports from the Festival International de Mode et de Photographie à Hyères, where 28-year-old Finnish designer Satu Maaranen won this year’s fashion prize.
Back from a whirlwind trip to Mumbai, India, BoF’s editor-in-chief, Imran Amed reflects on the development of the local economy and the luxury goods and fashion market.
BoF checks in with some of the emerging designers from our long-standing Spotlight series to find out how their businesses are growing and what lessons they’ve learned along the way.
A number of prestigious retailers have been squeezing young London designers on payment terms and, in some cases, failing to pay on time, which can be debilitating for emerging fashion businesses. These practices must be stopped.
Is idealised imagery a necessary part of communicating the dream of fashion? Or should brands project a more realistic image of women?
This season, no single moment dominated the fashion conversation. But there was still lots to talk about. Today, BoF brings you our bi-annual post-fashion month feature, The Season That Was.
They had a stellar team with some of the biggest names in British fashion, a group of smart, solid investors with a great track record, and had a business targeted at luxury tourists, the fastest-growing segment in the industry. So why did Luxup suddenly cease trading last Friday?
The dramatic, public falls-from-grace of Nike brand ambassadors Oscar Pistorius, Lance Armstrong and Tiger Woods should create pause for high-profile brand association in the digital age.