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.
Nicolas Ouchenir set up his calligraphy practise eleven years ago in a former Parisian butchery. Today, the charming man of letters creates some of the most coveted invitations in the world for leading fashion and luxury brands.
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.
June’s spotlight shines on London-based print designer Lisa King, who launches the first season of her vibrant scarf and accessories brand this month.
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.
Amidst a fast-evolving market landscape, BoF speaks to the founders of three young and rising fashion PR companies who are riding the waves of change with novel and unorthodox approaches.
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.
This month, our Spotlight shines on Vetements, a young Paris-based label, entering its first season, run by an international collective of seven anonymous designers focused on deceptively simple, beautifully cut clothes.
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.