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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Behind Elle’s Angelina Jolie Cover

Angelina Jolie in Elle (US) June 2014 | Photo: Hedi Slimane for Elle

In the next instalment of Cover Stories, we explore the story behind the making of the June cover of American Elle and how the title tapped Hedi Slimane to give Angelina Jolie just the right fashion edge to generate plenty of positive buzz for the magazine, the designer and the actress, just before the debut of her latest film.

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The Creative Class | Maria Lemos, Showroom Director

Maria Lemos | Photo: Michael Hemy for BoF

Maria Lemos, star-making showroom director whose current client roster includes Lucas Nascimento, Ostwald Helgason, Peter Pilotto and Rachel Comey, talks to BoF about nurturing fashion talent and how to turn a young designer into a commercially viable brand.

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