Champs-Élysées Seeks Overhaul Amid Growing Competition

Louis Vuitton store on the Champs-Élysées, Paris | Source: Shutterstock

Paris’s most-famous avenue, the Champs-Élysées, needs a facelift. That’s the verdict of building owners and retailers located on the street. They are now trying to convince the city of Paris that the avenue is ripe for refurbishment 20 years after its last renovation.

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The Creative Class | Gwenaël Nicolas, Interior and Product Designer

Gwenaël Nicolas | Source: Courtesy

Gwenaël Nicolas has a problem with gravity, likes to present industry leaders with mysterious boxes and is on a mission to make people curious. He is also increasingly sought-after by luxury brands to design retail spaces that shine with intelligence. The Creative Class is supported by CLIO Image, an awards show honouring creative excellence in fashion, beauty and retail.

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How Kitsuné Cultivated a Loyal Fashion Fanbase Through Music

Masaya Kuroki and Gildas Loaëc of Kitsuné | Photo: Sara Nataf

Former Daft Punk manager Gildas Loaëc and architect Masaya Kuroki launched the Kitsuné label with a unique blend of music and fashion. Twelve years later, the business is set to generate $15.9 million in annual revenue.

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The Creative Class | Loïc Prigent, Documentarian

Loïc Prigent | Source: CanalPlus

BoF sits down with Loïc Prigent, fashion’s preeminent documentarian, to talk about his professional trajectory and how he approaches his métier. The Creative Class is supported by CLIO Image, an awards show honouring creative excellence in fashion, beauty and retail.

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