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.
Menswear plays a poor relation to women’s styles at New York Fashion Week, but it is enjoying faster-growing sales and consumer tastes that are becoming more daring, experts say.
Alumni of the Royal College of Art’s Fashion Menswear MA programme represent some of the most rigorously creative designers working today. BoF investigates how the programme has paved the way for the emergence of menswear as a creative discipline.
John Elliot and Aaron Lavee have managed to grow an initial investment of $30,000 into a fledgling business that’s set to generate revenues in the “seven-figure-range,” propelled by its standout basics and healthy online fanbase.
Officine Generale, Pierre Mahéo’s much buzzed-about Parisian menswear label, has struck chord with a formula that blends simple aesthetics, high quality, affordable price points and a philosophy rooted in ‘disgust towards the system.’