BoF founder and editor-in-chief Imran Amed looks back at the Autumn/Winter 2014 season.
To the dissonant soundtrack of Jessica Lange reciting the words to the song “Happy Days Are Here Again,” models came out in clothing that clearly referenced the futuristic styles of the 1960s. But as is the case with Jacobs, he took that grain of an idea and made it into something uniquely his own, writes Jessica Michault.
Investors are moving away from bigger groups towards smaller brands and American “affordable luxury.” Meanwhile, the jury is still out as to whether the crucial trading period from Thanksgiving to Christmas will deliver strong results, but sentiment remains positive, reports Pierre Mallevays of Savigny Partners.
LONDON, United Kingdom — Today, BoF brings you the next instalment of "When They Were Kids," a cartoon series depicting fashion figures as children, created by our friend Fashion Cartoonist.
The Savigny Luxury Index lost ground in October, as consumer appetite for mega-brands continues to cool and management changes shake up the industry.
In what has become a bi-annual BoF tradition, editor-in-chief Imran Amed looks back at the fashion season that’s just come to a close.
PARIS, France — Marc Jacobs’s departure from Louis Vuitton to focus on an initial public offering of his own brand is set to provide a double boost for LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA, the owner of both luxury fashion labels.
The Savigny Luxury Index has gained good ground in September and is up by 3.7 percent, outperforming the MSCI World Index by over one percentage point, as Asian tourist flows to Western fashion hubs remain strong and the world’s largest luxury conglomerates snap up young designers, reports Pierre Mallevays of Savigny Partners.
Marc Jacobs may be on the verge of leaving Louis Vuitton when his contract ends next month, say sources.
Sephora has changed the way women shop for cosmetics, giving traditional department store counters their first real competition in over 50 years. Now, teaming up with Marc Jacobs to launch an ambitious new colour cosmetics collection called Marc Jacobs Beauty, the retailer is venturing into a new waters and creating new synergies within the LVMH group, which owns both companies.
The Philippines has long been overshadowed by its larger neighbours and underestimated by international fashion brands. Now the country is reporting faster economic growth than China. BoF reports.