BoF sits down with photographer Karim Sadli to discuss his personal and professional trajectory, from star literature student growing up in a rough Paris suburb to one of the most in-demand fashion photographers in the world.
Joseph Dirand likes to live fast and furiously. He is as obsessive about food as he is about music and wouldn’t mind being a woman. Along the way, the architect, an admitted control freak, has redefined our expectations of what a successful fashion retail experience should be.
Rebecca May Johnson spends an afternoon in conversation with Paul Smith, tracing his path from a small time retailer to Britain’s most successful fashion designer, who pioneered the concept of classic menswear with a twist.