Kris Van Assche Says Do What You Are Good At

Kris Van Assche | Photo: Bruno Staub

A decade ago, Kris Van Assche wanted nothing more than to have his own fax number. Today, the Belgian-born designer is a fixture of the Paris menswear establishment at the creative helm of both Dior Homme and his own brand, which, this season, celebrates 10 years in business.

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The Creative Class | Fergus “Fergadelic” Purcell, Graphic Designer

Fergus Purcell | Photo: Morgan O'Donovan for BoF

BoF sits down with Fergus “Fergadelic” Purcell, the graphics guru who works with Palace Skateboards, created the graphics for the closely watched BMX, motocross and skateboarding-inspired debut collection for the rebooted MBMJ and has just finished working with Katie Hillier and Luella Bartley on Spring/Summer 2015.

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Top 6 CSM BA Graduates of 2014

From top, left to right: Ayaka Sakurai, Kiko Kostadinov, Grace Wales Bonner, Daniele Toneatti, Mascha Rotermund, Sang Yoon | Photos: Shahriyar Ahmed for BoF

A week ago, they presented their graduate collections at the Central Saint Martins BA runway show. Today, BoF spotlights the famed school’s most promising graduate designers of the year.

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The Creative Class | Maria Lemos, Showroom Director

Maria Lemos | Photo: Michael Hemy for BoF

Maria Lemos, star-making showroom director whose current client roster includes Lucas Nascimento, Ostwald Helgason, Peter Pilotto and Rachel Comey, talks to BoF about nurturing fashion talent and how to turn a young designer into a commercially viable brand.

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Nathalie Gaveau on PriceMinister, Shopcade and Tapping Social Commerce

Nathalie Gaveau | Source: Courtesy

In the latest instalment of Founder Stories, a series highlighting the personal and professional journeys of fashion’s most dynamic entrepreneurs, BoF speaks with Nathalie Gaveau, co-founder of PriceMinister and founder and chief executive of fashion-focused social commerce app Shopcade.

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