For the benefit of the world, buy carefully and get more “fashion mileage” out of each piece, argues Livia Firth.
The Savigny Luxury Index (“SLI”) leaped by 3.5 percent last month, as the feel-good factor returned to the luxury sector, underpinned by strong results announcements and positive market reaction to repositioning strategies.
In the world’s fourth-largest country, a pioneering 40-year-old publishing dynasty continues to keep the foreign media giants at bay with an integrated multi-platform strategy. In the third part of a Special Briefing on Fashion Media Game Changers, BoF speaks to Svida Alisjahbana, chief executive of Indonesia’s Femina Group.
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.
Before “Elle 360,” the British edition of the popular women’s style bible was digitally deficient. Now, Elle resembles a tech start-up more than a traditional fashion magazine. In the second part of a Special Briefing on Fashion Media Game Changers, BoF speaks to the team that rebooted Elle.
On the eve of the gala to benefit the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute and celebrate the launch of this year’s fashion exhibit, “Charles James: Beyond Fashion,” Colin McDowell looks back at the life and work of the designer who Christian Dior called “the greatest talent of my generation.”
BoF editor-in-chief Imran Amed recaps the week in the business of fashion.