BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
Divia Harilela speaks to Rupert Sanderson and Hong Kong-based entrepreneur Bertrand Mak, who owns 100 percent of the brand’s China business, about the challenges of launching a niche label in the world’s largest luxury market.
Bits & Bytes is a weekly roundup of the most important news in the fast evolving fashion-tech space.
Earlier this week, BoF published the highlights of an exclusive video interview with intrepid fashion critic Suzy Menkes as she begins her new role at Condé Nast International. Today, watch the full video, where Menkes also reveals some of her key observations about the fashion business and recalls some of her favourite fashion moments.
BoF sits down with Fergus “Fergadelic” Purcell, the graphics guru who works with Palace Skateboards, created the graphics for the closely watched BMX, motocross and skateboarding-inspired debut collection for the rebooted MBMJ and has just finished working with Katie Hillier and Luella Bartley on Spring/Summer 2015.
June’s spotlight shines on London-based print designer Lisa King, who launches the first season of her vibrant scarf and accessories brand this month.
Will new initiatives like the BFC/GQ Designer Menswear Fund succeed in transforming London from a capital of emerging designers to a capital of emerging businesses? BoF reports.
Andrea Bell, a retail and consumer editor at trend forecasting agency WGSN, says that you have to be immersed in all aspects of culture to catch the next big thing.
In our next instalment of Cover Stories, we explore the legacy of Mr Ralph Lauren — head of America’s first fashion family and the cover star of Port magazine’s Summer 2014 issue — and the inevitable question that every founder-led company faces: how to plan for succession, that ultimate changing of the guard?
In our latest ‘Inside Fashion’ interview, BoF’s Imran Amed sits down with the intrepid fashion critic Suzy Menkes to discuss her new job at Condé Nast International and how dramatically the process of fashion journalism has changed over the course of her career.
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.