Permira Advisers LLP is selling a stake valued at 846 million euros ($1.1 billion) in German fashion house Hugo Boss AG to institutional investors.
The market for fine jewellery, worth $263 billion last year, remains largely unbranded. But the branding revolution that transformed fashion may soon be coming to fine jewellery.
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.
Alumni of the Royal College of Art’s Fashion Menswear MA programme represent some of the most rigorously creative designers working today. BoF investigates how the programme has paved the way for the emergence of menswear as a creative discipline.
Swatch Group, the world’s largest watchmaker, will debut a smart watch next year in a solo endeavour.
BoF editor-in-chief Imran Amed recaps the week in the business of fashion.
BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.