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.
BoF speaks to Portuguese designer Felipe Oliveira Baptista about growing his own label and bringing a sporty urban aesthetic to preppy Lacoste.
BoF speaks to Japanese designer Chitose Abe about how she grew her label, Sacai, into a burgeoning fashion business that has attracted an unlikely chorus of cheerleaders, including industry titans Anna Wintour and Karl Lagerfeld.
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.
BoF speaks to footwear designer Brian Atwood about his professional journey from male model to creative director of the go-to label for colourful, sexy, statement heels.