Today, as Warby Parker announces a new milestone — distributing one million pairs of glasses to people in need — co-founder Neil Blumenthal argues that having a social mission is not only good for the world, but critical to attracting the top talent required to build a successful business.
In the age of e-commerce, physical flagships are still critical to engaging male luxury consumers, though market leaders are integrating their online and offline presence to create new digitally enhanced stores.
As Nigeria and Angola dazzle the luxury sector, Kenya seems focused on building a fashion market for everyone.
L’Eclaireur was one of the first stores to bring directional fashion to Paris. Chief buyer Patrick Aramburu sat down with BoF to discuss how the store’s uniquely ‘difficult’ approach invites customers to interact, not just transact.
The China Edit is a weekly curation of the most important fashion business news and analysis from and about the world’s largest luxury market.
The Photoshopped images that appear in fashion and beauty advertising cause emotional and physical health issues in young women. It’s time these images are accompanied by clear disclosures, argue Camilla Olson and Samantha Jensen.
MILAN, Italy — Italian luxury leather goods maker Salvatore Ferragamo expects group results to improve in the second half of 2014 from the first six months on the back of strong demand in China and in global travel retail, its chief executive said on Sunday.
PARIS, France — Think of Rome and you might picture the birthplace of western civilization, the Vatican or Federico Fellini’s La Dolce Vita. Luxury-goods maker LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA wants you to dream of Fendi.
NEW YORK, United States — An internal investigation at American Apparel Inc has found that its CEO Dov Charney violated company policies, ranging from misusing company funds to failing to stop the discrediting of at least one former employee who had accused him of sexual harassment, a person close to the matter said.
Italy’s new prime minister Matteo Renzi is focused on tackling the many problems facing Italy’s fashion sector, sparking new hope across the industry. Will he succeed?
BoF editor-in-chief Imran Amed recaps the week in the business of fashion.