New wave surfwear labels such as Saturdays and Cuisse de Grenouille are rising from the rubble of the ‘big three’ surf brands.
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Some of the world’s largest fashion brands are creating branded hotels and private residences as well as the homewares to fill them, tapping easy additional revenue streams and constructing powerful brand beacons in emerging markets.
Be open, curious and question your reality, advises Agnieszka Nowak, managing director of Esentai Mall in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
BoF sits down with MCM’s Sung-Joo Kim to talk about wooing the Chinese customer, building the brand beyond its logo and going West.
After London, Dubai is the second most popular place in the world to shop for fashion and luxury goods. Can it become number one? Six years after the devastation of a global recession that saw billions wiped off the value of local real estate, BoF sits down with Mohamed Alabbar, architect of the emirate’s retailing success, to understand his vision for the future.
Check out this week’s new partners and job postings on BoF Careers, the global marketplace for fashion talent.
Nigeria’s $10 billion fashion market is growing swiftly, despite the lingering stigma of an Ebola outbreak and a woeful security situation.
Just in time for some weekend reading, we recap the week on BoF.
BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.