This month’s BoF Spotlight shines on Central Saint Martins graduates Kim Trager and Lowell Delaney, whose womenswear label Trager Delaney features sophisticated silhouettes, accented with playful details and sportswear influences.
In a new series, Founder Stories, BoF highlights the personal and professional journeys of the entrepreneurs behind some of the most successful start-ups in fashion. First up, we talk to Philippe von Borries and Justin Stefano of Refinery29.
Faye Toogood has created runway sets, installations and retail environments for the likes of Vivienne Westwood, Alexander McQueen, Kenzo and Opening Ceremony, in addition to designing a signature line of furniture and objets d’art. BoF met Toogood to find out how studying fine art and working for Condé Nast led her to build her own thriving multi-disciplinary design business.
Today, BoF highlights five of the world’s top talent spotters and matchmakers, behind-the-scenes influencers who are each experts in identifying and developing the best design and business talent in the global fashion industry.
Vera Wang has turned what began as a single bridal boutique into a fashion and lifestyle empire with an overall retail value of over $1 billion. BoF speaks to the powerhouse entrepreneur about her remarkable professional journey.