The Creative Class | Virginie Mouzat, Fashion Editor

Virginie Mouzat | Source: Phil Oh at Streetpeeper.com

Driven by a passion for reading and writing, Virginie Mouzat has long aimed to bring “intellectual vision” to fashion. The former fashion critic at Le Figaro and current editor-in-chief of fashion, lifestyle and opinions at the French edition of Vanity Fair sits down with BoF to discuss her personal and professional journey.

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The Creative Class | David Vivirido & Francesco Sourigues, Editors and Publishers

Francesco Sourigues and David Vivirido | Source: Courtesy

With more guts than experience, David Vivirido and Francesco Sourigues left London to start a provocative men’s fashion magazine, Hercules. Eight years later, they prepare to launch Vamp, a new, subversive and sexy title for women.

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The Creative Class | Mathias Augustyniak and Michael Amzalag, Art Directors

Mathias Augustyniak and Michael Amzalag of M/M (Paris) | Photo: Inez Van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin

Mathias Augustyniak and Michael Amzalag of acclaimed graphic design duo M/M (Paris) speak to BoF about their professional journey and inventing the unique visual vocabulary that has become an indelible part of fashion.

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The Creative Class | Joseph Dirand, Architect

Joseph Dirand | Photo: Adrien Dirand

Joseph Dirand likes to live fast and furiously. He is as obsessive about food as he is about music and wouldn’t mind being a woman. Along the way, the architect, an admitted control freak, has redefined our expectations of what a successful fashion retail experience should be.

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The Creative Class | Ben Gorham, Perfumer

Ben Gorham | Photo: Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin

BoF spoke to Ben Gorham of Byredo to understand how a former basketball player and art school graduate with no training as a perfumer founded a fashionable, cult fragrance house in which he sold a majority share to Manzanita Capital, owner of Diptyque and SpaceNK, earlier this year.

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