A decade ago, Kris Van Assche wanted nothing more than to have his own fax number. Today, the Belgian-born designer is a fixture of the Paris menswear establishment at the creative helm of both Dior Homme and his own brand, which, this season, celebrates 10 years in business.
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Nicolas Ouchenir set up his calligraphy practise eleven years ago in a former Parisian butchery. Today, the charming man of letters creates some of the most coveted invitations in the world for leading fashion and luxury brands.
Today, as Warby Parker announces a new milestone — distributing one million pairs of glasses to people in need — co-founder Neil Blumenthal argues that having a social mission is not only good for the world, but critical to attracting the top talent required to build a successful business.
In the age of e-commerce, physical flagships are still critical to engaging male luxury consumers, though market leaders are integrating their online and offline presence to create new digitally enhanced stores.
As Nigeria and Angola dazzle the luxury sector, Kenya seems focused on building a fashion market for everyone.
L’Eclaireur was one of the first stores to bring directional fashion to Paris. Chief buyer Patrick Aramburu sat down with BoF to discuss how the store’s uniquely ‘difficult’ approach invites customers to interact, not just transact.