Today, accessories brand Want Les Essentiels de la Vie is stocked at some of the world’s best stores. But a few years back, the business was on the verge of collapse. Co-founders Byron and Dexter Peart tell BoF how J.Crew’s Mickey Drexler helped them regain faith in their brand — and take it to the next level.
After several seasons of struggling to gain traction, Ostwald Helgason is firmly on the ascent. But how did the label go from false starts to a prominent and rising position on the global fashion radar?
Today, we are pleased to introduce Turning Point, a new BoF series examining critical moments in the careers of fashion’s brightest rising stars, starting with London-based designer J.W. Anderson.