Tokyo Girls Collection, a semiannual fashion show that attracts tens of thousands of women in arenas, plans to take its event to New York for the first time.
Japan’s economy is hobbling out of a recession, inflation is a quarter of the central bank’s target and wages adjusted for price changes fell last year. And yet sales of luxury goods are growing and the stock market hita 15- year high.
BoF speaks to Visvim designer Hiroki Nakamura, whose label has attracted a global cult following by breathing new life into traditional American workwear.
Japan’s retail sales rose for a sixth straight month in December, providing evidence of a gradual recovery in private consumption as the economy climbs out of recession.
Japanese fashion giant Fast Retailing Co. is tightening controls on treatment of workers at key suppliers’ factories in China following complaints by labor rights groups.
Tiffany & Co. couldn’t persuade enough customers to put a little blue box under the tree this holiday season. After a sluggish November and December — when sales fell 1 percent — the luxury jewelry chain cut its annual forecast today.
Tiffany & Co., the world’s second-largest luxury jewellery retailer, reported a 1 percent decline in total holiday sales and lowered its annual forecast, amid continued weakness in Japan.
BoF speaks to leading fashion CEOs to understand their 2015 growth priorities.
Fast Retailing Co. reported profit rose 64 percent in the fiscal first quarter, beating estimates as Asia’s largest clothing retailer sold more of its Uniqlo brand casual- wear.
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.
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.