Blake Mycoskie of Toms on Social Entrepreneurship and Finding His ‘Business Soulmate’

Blake Mycoskie, founder of Toms | Source: Courtesy

In the latest instalment of Founder Stories, a series highlighting the personal and professional journeys of some of fashion’s most dynamic entrepreneurs, BoF speaks with Blake Mycoskie, founder of Toms.

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The man behind Toms, Michael Kors’ billions, Rise of luxury titles, Sharp suits, Liu Wen express

Blake Mycoskie | Source: The Independent

Best Foot Forward: The man behind Toms (Independent) “Toms, the brand behind these ethical espadrilles – with its singular tagline ‘one for one’ – has revolutionised fashionable feet, as well as the face of charitable giving in one easy step. Founder Blake Mycoskie’s idea is a simple one: for every pair of shoes sold, another is given to children in the developing world.” Michael Kors’ To Make Billions

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Couture dream, Lion Capital’s defence, Supergroup sales jump, Valentino runway debut, Sole man

Lanvin by But Sou Lai | Source: NY Times

The Inside Story of a Couture Dream in the Making (IHT) “Few dare to focus on a blank page, even if it has a gilded trim, or to imagine that a cover could be made from gros grain, with the texture of a couture dress and no sign of a title — until you find the names embossed on the gilding: ‘Lanvin’ and ‘Alber Elbaz.’… ‘I didn’t want to make it a retrospective, the beginning of the

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