In the last two years, emerging fashion brands like Christopher Kane, Altuzarra, JW Anderson, Nicholas Kirkwood and Roksanda have attracted a flurry of investment. Who’s next? BoF identifies the young fashion labels we would bet on, based on their commercial and creative potential.
BoF founder and editor-in-chief Imran Amed looks back at the Autumn/Winter 2014 season.
A number of prestigious retailers have been squeezing young London designers on payment terms and, in some cases, failing to pay on time, which can be debilitating for emerging fashion businesses. These practices must be stopped.
This season, no single moment dominated the fashion conversation. But there was still lots to talk about. Today, BoF brings you our bi-annual post-fashion month feature, The Season That Was.
As London Fashion Week comes to a close, Morgan O’Donovan brings us backstage images from the Autumn/Winter 2013 collections.
LONDON, United Kingdom — In recent seasons, a cyclone of dizzying digital prints has blown across the fashion landscape, quickening the pulse of fashion editors and making cash registers ring. Perhaps nowhere did the whirlwind seem stronger than outside the shows, where ‘it-girls’ in graphic, printed pieces by young designers like Mary Katrantzou, Jonathan Saunders and Peter Pilotto made coquettish plays for the attention of street
In a Click, a Vivid Fashion Garden (IHT) “The effects of this digital age seem to reverberate beyond computers and smartphones… In the fashion world, it may take a sophisticated designer to work those patterns of burning bright blooms into something stylish and wearable, yet the actual process is just another computer click. The floral effects are rarely just sketched, more probably manipulated. The British designer
LONDON, United Kingdom — London Fashion Week, which concluded on Tuesday evening, has become known for its directional designers and digital prints. Along with our favourite roving backstage photographer, Morgan O’Donovan, we’ve selected ten memorable fashion moments from the London collections. Morgan O’Donovan is a contributing photographer at The Business of Fashion
Today BoF founder Imran Amed examines the fruitful interaction between London’s rising technology and fashion scenes for Wallpaper* magazine, where a version of this article first appeared. LONDON, United Kingdom — London is a gilt-edged global hub for art and commerce. An undisputed heavyweight champ. But it is now also a genuine tech contender, a rise up the ranks that has been rapid and more than a little unlikely. When David
Why JC Penney Will Come Back (The Motley Fool) “Rome wasn’t built in a day, and no one said JC Penney’s turnaround would happen overnight either. Since Ron Johnson took the helm back in January, shares have been sliced in half and currently sit near 52-week lows.” It’s Karl’s world, we just live in it (The Independent) “Lagerfeld’s output is more diverse than any other
Rising Above the Crisis (IHT) “Eye-popping color, upscale vacation clothes and rich accessories dominate the summer 2013 men’s wear season — yet Italy is said to be in financial meltdown.” Online Appeals to the Male of the Species (NY Times) “With its enviable growth forecast to continue through 2012 and beyond, men’s fashion looks more and more like a bountiful land of opportunity just waiting to be conquered.