From triple seam sealed Gore-tex and ballistic nylon to shearling vests and stylish axes, why are men buying fashion fit for surviving the apocalypse?
BoF speaks to Visvim designer Hiroki Nakamura, whose label has attracted a global cult following by breathing new life into traditional American workwear.
At the Paris men’s shows, BoF spends the day with ‘Insta-famous’ male model Lucky Blue Smith, who has attracted a veritable cult on social media.
Will fashion’s fetishisation of extreme youth ever end?
Britain’s leading fashion brands are hoping to give menswear sales a lift by targeting younger, digitally savvy male shoppers with live streaming and social media to promote the twice-yearly mens fashion week that began on Friday.
BoF speaks to Woo Youngmi, one of South Korea’s most respected exports, who started her menswear business, which now generates $29.4 million per year, during a period of dramatic upheaval in her native country.
Très Bien’s blend of sneakers, streetwear and high fashion has given rise to a successful men’s e-commerce business and a portfolio of budding fashion brands, with combined revenues set to hit $5.6 million in 2014.
Once the domain of rock stars and royals, men’s jewellery has become an increasingly dynamic and valuable market.
Vince is the quietest billion-dollar brand in the business. Now, chief executive Jill Granoff is gearing up for global recognition.