Analysts Downgrade Michael Kors Due to Slowing Sales Growth

Michael Kors S/S 2014 campaign | Source: Michael Kors

NEW YORK, United States — Michael Kors has been riding high with investors, but the retailer's stock is falling this week as some analysts take a look at slowing sales growth and deeper discounts. Two analysts cut their price targets on the stock.

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Floriane de Saint Pierre On Creative Leadership

Floriane de Saint Pierre | Photo: Ben Baker

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.

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Role Call | Will Forrester, Chief Merchandising Officer

Will Forrester of Temperley London | Photo: Adrian Lourie

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.

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Fashion’s EBay Obsessives

Louis Vuitton's 'Dou Dou' bears are among the rare items that can be found on EBay | Source: Louis Vuitton

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.

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The Three P’s of Lucas Hugh: Product, Positioning, Persistence

Lucas Hugh A/W 2014 | Source: Lucas Hugh

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.

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