As Prism prepares to open its first store in London’s Marylebone, BoF speaks to founder Anna Laub about the company’s expansion from a small range of optical frames to a multi-category resortwear label targeting increasingly mobile luxury consumers who holiday year-round.
PARIS, France — Hermes International SCA, the French maker of Birkin bags, said 2013 profitability beat its forecast after fourth-quarter sales increased 4.6 percent.
Though fashion schools produce thousands of design graduates each year, many of whom fail to launch their own labels or find jobs as designers at fashion houses, the fashion business and adjacent industries need graduates with fashion design degrees like never before, argues Professor Frances Corner, head of London College of Fashion.
HONG KONG, China — Italian fashion house Prada SpA said on Wednesday that sales grew just 9 percent in the year ended January 31, hurt by economic weakness in Europe and a stronger euro.
The much-maligned Lincoln Center, New York Fashion Week’s main hub for the last seven seasons, has been given a makeover by IMG Fashion, the company that runs the event. So, how do the improvements measure up? BoF reports.
Imran Amed sat down with Carol Lim and Humberto Leon, founders of the game-changing fashion retail concept Opening Ceremony, to discuss their ascent to the top of the fashion industry.
NEW YORK, United States — Once it did get going, the show was a lot of fun, although like most of Browne's shows, the clothes on display bore little resemblance to what he would actually put in stores.
NEW YORK, United States — Gilt Groupe Inc., an online retailer of discounted luxury goods, picked Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to manage its initial public offering, according to people with knowledge of the deal.