BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
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.
MILAN, Italy — Giorgio Armani is studying the possibility of creating a foundation to protect the future of his fashion empire, the Italian designer and businessman said on Monday.
PARIS, France — Giorgio Armani seemed to strip the body bare in a classic couture collection Tuesday that came with a twist and was entitled simply, "Nude."
MILAN, Italy — The man on the move be it with a big backpack, an oversized shopper or the old-fashioned carry-on, was the key theme of high-end labels as they showcased their designs for next summer at Milan's Fashion Week, which wrapped up Tuesday.
MILAN, Italy — Giorgio Armani returns to his first love — the jacket — for next summer. The lining-less blazer started Armani on the road to fashion fame in the mid-1970s, and ever since, an Armani suit has been a VIP staple. The new jacket, part of the warm weather signature collection presented Tuesday, the last day of the current round of menswear preview showings, is less formal than in past seasons, slim-fitting and with a
MILAN, Italy – Fashion designers at Milan fashion week delivered a dark palette and masculine styles for autumn-winter wardrobes in a reflection of Italy's bleak economic and political landscape.
MILAN, Italy — Our roving photographer Sonny Vandevelde brings us backstage imagery from the final days of Milan Fashion Week, with striking photos from the Versace, Sportmax, Blumarine, Marni, Gianfranco Ferre and Armani shows. Sonny Vandevelde is a contributing photographer at The Business of Fashion.
MILAN, Italy — We tipped our friend Sonny Vandevelde to give us a behind-the-scenes look into the collections in Milan for Spring/Summer 2013. Japan was clearly on the mind, with unmistakable silhouettes and motifs from the island nation appearing in strong outings from Prada and Etro. Versace and Dolce & Gabbana made their seasonal statements in a flurry of prints, textures and covetable accessories, all in the spirit of their
At Abercrombie & Fitch, Sex No Longer Sells (Business Week) “Abercrombie & Fitch’s skin-filled ads and nightclub vibe once delighted American teenagers and infuriated parents. Today, many aren’t even paying attention. The once-edgy retailer has lost a third of its market value in the past year as it grapples with falling sales in Europe and the U.S.” Giorgio Armani courts China (AFR) “‘Are you
Edward Enninful (The Creative Class) “What we all aim for is to make it more approachable, but that doesn’t mean low end,” said Edward Enninful, who, as style and fashion director of W, is a critical part of the international A-team that’s been tasked with transforming the iconic Condé Nast magazine.” Stylitics (Elevator Pitch) “The fashion technology scene continues to explode, and one of the epicentres of