BoF Exclusive | Dover Street Market to Dip Toes in Social Media, Open New Chapter

Dover Street Market in London | Source: Courtesy

BoF can reveal that Dover Street Market is set to launch an account on Instagram, charting a different course to parent company Comme des Garçons and kicking-off a tenth anniversary celebration that will see the store transformed from top to bottom.

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Role Call | Olu Michael Odukoya, Art Director and Publisher

Olu Michael Odukoya, art director and publisher | Photo: Devin Blair

Olu Michael Odukoya — art director, publisher and curator, who worked with Stefano Pilati on Yves Saint Laurent’s advertising campaigns — says that creativity is largely about problem-solving and hard work.

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Kate Spade Shares Jump After Handbag Maker Increases Forecast

Kate Spade summer 2014 campaign | Source: Kate Spade

NEW YORK, United States — Kate Spade & Co., the handbag maker with aspirations to be a global lifestyle brand, jumped as much as 12 percent in early trading after beating quarterly earnings estimates and raising its annual forecast.

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Can Technology Solve the Fit Problem in Fashion E-Commerce?

Metail's virtual fitting room and mannequin | Source: Metail

According to studies, between twenty to forty percent of all clothing purchased online is returned, often due to issues with fit, costing fashion e-tailers millions. A host of tech start-ups are aiming to solve the problem. But is a technical solution the most effective approach?

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Barneys New York to Pay $525,000 in Racial Profiling Settlement

Barneys New York | Source: Reuters

NEW YORK, United States — Barneys New York has agreed to pay $525,000 to settle a lawsuit over claims that it targeted black and Latino customers for credit-card fraud checks and surveillance while they shopped in its luxury clothing stores, city officials said on Monday.

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