The Savigny Luxury Index fell sharply over the month, losing 4.2 percent versus a flat MSCI World Index, as the industry suffers from a general slowdown and a red alert situation in Hong Kong.
Asian names are well established on the fashion catwalks in America, and a new wave of Asian designers already accomplished at home hopes to follow suit at New York Fashion Week.
NEW YORK, United States — Today, we look back at the first few days of New York Fashion Week with a selection of behind-the-scenes images from the Creatures of the Wind, Prabal Gurung, Victoria Beckham, Alexander Wang, Joseph Altuzarra, Jason Wu, Rag & Bone and Suno shows, shot by trusty lensman Sonny Vandevelde.
As celebrity dressing becomes a global media channel in its own right, BoF reports on how emerging designers are growing their brands on the backs of the biggest stars.
Fashion brands, both emerging and established, have been investing significant resources in building and maintaining their archives. BoF investigates.
NEW YORK, United States — Today, contributing photographer Sonny Vandevelde files backstage imagery from the Richard Chai, Creatures of The Wind, Jason Wu, Rebecca Minkoff, Rag & Bone, Lacoste, Prabul Gurung, Alexander Wang, Ostwalk Helgason and Altuzarra shows, held over the first three days of New York Fashion Week.
With hundreds of Autumn/Winter advertising campaigns set to populate major fashion magazines, Internet forums and social media platforms like Tumblr, Facebook and Pinterest, BoF picks the Top 10 Campaigns of the Season.
FRANKFURT, Germany — German fashion house Hugo Boss
Following a flurry of high profile announcements, BoF’s editor-in-chief, Imran Amed, muses on the enduring importance of the creative director.
NEW YORK, United States — Jason Wu is set to take up the newly created position of Artistic Director for Hugo Boss' BOSS womenswear line, effective June 15, the company said in a statement. The 30-year-old, Taiwan-born designer, who founded his eponymous, New York-based label in 2007, will assume responsibility for all product and image-related components of Hugo Boss’ primary women's ready-to-wear and accessory lines.
NEW YORK, United States — With many European editors still stranded on the other side of the Atlantic due to a massive snowstorm that battered the northeast of the US, our trusty contributing photographer Sonny Vandevelde brings us behind-the-scenes images from the Jason Wu, Helmut Lang, Suno and Rebecca Minkoff shows, held on the second day of New York Fashion Week. Sonny Vandevelde is a contributing photographer at The Business
Picking a Winner Amid a Field of Bold Theories (NY Times) “There are a number of theories as to why Michelle Obama, who has generally spread her fashion love around to many designers, would select the same one for both of her inaugural gowns. An obvious one is that she likes a Jason Wu dress.” Leon And Lim: Kenzo’s Cool Comeback Kids (The Daily Beast) “The new Kenzo customer continues to evolve under the pair’s