Aurora James of Brother Vellies is preserving the traditional shoemaking craft of South Africa and building an emerging business in the process.
Debra Scherer speaks to Jonathan Van Meter, a contributing editor at American Vogue, about his professional trajectory and fashion magazines in the age of celebrity.
Acknowledging the limits of its ‘one-for-one’ model, Toms has evolved from a strictly aid-based approach to one that supports wider economic development through job creation and local trade, argues Derek Ruediger.
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Revenue from US customers like Target helped lift Li & Fung’s first-half profit by 16 percent.
No longer characterised by 9-inch board shorts and graphics targeting teenagers, the men’s swimwear market is growing and giving rise to a wave of brands with broader lifestyle propositions.
Penske Media Corp. has acquired Fairchild Fashion Media’s trade magazines, including WWD and Footwear News, from Condé Nast Publications for allegedly $100 million, say sources.
The unfilled Rana Plaza compensation fund exposes the fashion industry’s inability to hold brands accountable for their actions, even when those actions have disastrous consequences.
Check out this week’s new partners and job postings on BoF Careers, the global marketplace for fashion talent.
Skinny jeans have reigned supreme for years. But now a whole host of alternatives, from yoga pants to fancy sweatpants, have cropped up.
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