Much like denim before it, activewear is increasingly being integrated into daily attire. Meanwhile, the kind of premiumisation trend that gave rise to the highly successful designer jeans category is also picking up in activewear. So does activewear offer fashion brands the same kind of growth potential that designer denim did a decade ago? BoF reports.
MILAN, Italy — Prada SpA, the Italian maker of $2,950 leather handbags, reported first-quarter profit that missed analysts’ estimates, weighed down by the strength of the euro and falling sales in Europe and Asia.
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.
On the eve of London’s first art book fair, BoF talks to specialist book dealers and their fashion-world clientele about the special role that physical books still play in the creative process.
A spate of Japanese fashion retailers are planning new brand launches aimed at the mass market at home and overseas. JapanConsuming reports.
Fashion retailers are increasingly integrating slick interactive technology into their physical flagships. But is all this in-store technology actually making the tills ring or merely providing opportunities for short-term PR?
The China Edit is a weekly curation of the most important fashion business news and analysis from and about the world’s largest luxury market.
Luca Solca, the head of luxury goods at Exane BNP Paribas, says it’s important to build industry experience and seek roles that enable you to learn a lot very quickly.
About 8 months after LVMH took a minority stake in his label, JW Anderson has moved into a new head office and studio, hired his first CEO and announced the launch of his first retail channel. In an in-depth video conversation with the designer, BoF brings you an exclusive look inside the burgeoning fashion brand.