The idea of a creative director becoming a CEO entered the fashion zeitgeist when Christopher Bailey was appointed CEO of Burberry. Today, BoF brings you an in-depth conversation with Floriane de Saint Pierre on creative leadership by trend consultancy K-Hole, from the most recent issue of 032c.
Will Forrester, chief merchandising officer at womenswear and bridal brand Temperley London, says that as the industry becomes more globally minded, merchandisers have to consider all buying initiatives with multiple perspectives.
A slew of slick, highly curated sites are aiming to disrupt the business of vintage. But for many fashion insiders, it’s the unpolished and uncurated eBay that continues to make fashion hearts beat faster.
With an appearance in blockbuster film The Hunger Games and stockists like Net-a-Sporter, high-end activewear brand Lucas Hugh is poised for growth. BoF speaks to founder Anjhe Mules about how years of product development and premium positioning in an ascendant category have paid off.
In his new combined role as chief executive and chief creative officer of Burberry, Christopher Bailey has come under fire from investors for his pay package. But what is he really worth to Burberry, and how can he quell the shareholder revolt?
BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
As consumer awareness grows, more beauty brands and retailers are investing in safe, toxin-free cosmetics for the mass market. Will it pay off?
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NEW YORK, United States — Eileen Ford, whose eye for feminine beauty made her agency a byword for supermodels and influenced women’s fashion for generations, has died. She was 92.