BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
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Fashion folk love to chatter. So what were the topics that dominated the conversation this weekend at London Fashion Week?
NEW YORK, United States — On Tuesday evening, fashion creatives, executives, and entrepreneurs from all over the world joined me and the BoF team to celebrate our 5th Anniversary with a birthday bash at the Hotel Americano, co-hosted by Phillip Lim and Julie Gilhart. To be surrounded by so many of our friends and supporters who have helped BoF become what it is today was a very special occasion indeed. So, to mark this important
Mugler’s Digital World (WWD) “‘My job was to resurrect the brand, and to pump it up and bring it to the new decade… I had this amazing history and archive but there was nothing for me to work with to make it contemporary. For me, it was taking those amazing historical ideas and transforming them digitally. I design digitally, I communicate digitally, and I live digitally, and I wanted to incorporate that
Causing Outrage: Remembering Malcolm McLaren (NY Times) “Malcolm McLaren… was never really into fashion, though we fashion writers loved to pick his brain. Mr. McLaren saw the big cultural picture of which fashion was a part, and he sensed the small vibrations long, long before they reached the mainstream.” LVMH signs luxury hotel deal with Egypt’s Orascom (FT) “LVMH, the luxury goods company, is to
PARIS, France — Besides the requisite family members (Paul McCartney) and celebrities (Charlotte Rampling and Gwyneth Paltrow) in her audience and supermodels (Natalia Vodianova) and clothes (feminine tailoring and A-line skirts) on her catwalk, Monday’s Stella McCartney show also highlighted an enterprising new initiative focused on ethical luxury. The brainchild of Monaco’s Princess Charlotte Casiraghi, Elizabeth von