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?
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.
With growth slowing in key markets like China, luxury brands should examine the numbers, overcome their fears about image and turn their attention to Africa, argues Johanna Collins-Wood.
BoF editor-in-chief Imran Amed recaps the week in the business of fashion.
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