In his latest CEO Talk, BoF’s Imran Amed sits down with Scott Malkin, chairman of Value Retail, parent company of nine discount outlets dotted around Europe, including Bicester Village, by far the most productive shopping centre in the world.
One week ago, select graduates from London’s Central Saint Martins BA Fashion course presented their final collections in a high-energy runway show staged in the school’s grand entrance hall. BoF speaks to the top six designers to watch.
Having made his name designing gem-like bars, cafes and apartments, David Collins is increasingly sought-after by some of the leading names in fashion. On the occasion of his just-announced partnership with Jimmy Choo, BoF spoke to David Collins about his journey from Dublin to the top of his profession.
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.
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.