Burberry Profit Tops Estimates as Beauty Unit Forges Solo Path

Brit Rhythm Woman campaign star Suki Waterhouse | Source: Burberry

LONDON, United Kingdom — Burberry Group Plc, the U.K.’s largest luxury-goods maker, reported full-year profit that topped analysts’ estimates as it took control of its beauty business and focused on outerwear

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Insta-banned: the Kink in Fashion’s Instagram Love Affair

A sketch of Grace Coddington that appeared on Instagram | Source: Instagram

Today, the CFDA announced that it was adding Fashion Instagrammer of the Year to its list of awards. But is the platform’s strict no-nudity policy, which resulted in Grace Coddington’s account being temporarily suspended, out of sync with fashion’s liberal attitudes?

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Role Call | Timothy Coghlan, Director of Luxury Retail

Timothy Coghlan | Source: Courtesy

As director of luxury retail at Savills, one of the world’s largest real estate firms, Beijing-based Timothy Coghlan connects Chinese landlords and international fashion brands to help broker deals for new retail stores in the world’s largest luxury market.

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Whistles Continues Global Expansion with Department Store Strategy

Whistles Spring/Summer 2014 campaign | Source: Whistles

Today, BoF can exclusively reveal that British contemporary brand Whistles is launching its first physical presence in the US with Bloomingdale’s, continuing an international expansion strategy rooted in department store partnerships.

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