In Japan, the arrival of powerful fashion retailers from Asia has been a theme this Spring. Korean retailer E-Land began opening stores in March, but last month saw the unveiling of the first stores for Charles & Keith, the Singapore retailer which does for shoes and accessories what H&M and Zara do for apparel. Japanese market intelligence provider JapanConsuming investigates.
The China Edit is a weekly curation of the most important must-read fashion business news and analysis from and about the world’s largest luxury market.
In a new series, Founder Stories, BoF highlights the personal and professional journeys of the entrepreneurs behind some of the most successful start-ups in fashion. First up, we talk to Philippe von Borries and Justin Stefano of Refinery29.
LONDON, United Kingdom — After Hennes & Mauritz AB and Inditex SA, Europe’s two largest clothing retailers, committed to an agreement to improve fire and building safety in Bangladesh, pressure is mounting on U.S. retailers to sign the pact.
To mark the launch of 1Granary, a new title produced by the students of London’s Central Saint Martins, BoF brings you an exclusive excerpt from the magazine’s interview with creative director and Saint Martins alumnus Robin Derrick.