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?
Today, BoF founder and editor-in-chief Imran Amed kicks off Right Brain, Left Brain, a new column on his observations at the intersection of business, creativity, and the global fashion industry. LONDON, United Kingdom — In 2006, when I first started exploring the fashion industry, there was one book that became my bible. It wasn’t a book about the fashion business. It was a book called Sample, published by Phaidon, which showcased