The Secret Journey of a Fashion Piece — Part 1: Creativity & Design

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Taking a fashion piece from inception to store is a complex journey. In the first instalment of a three-part series supported by Lectra — a product design, development and manufacturing solutions company — BoF goes inside the studio to understand the creative process that goes into producing fashion pieces and how designers find that perfect balance of colour, materials, shape, pattern and fit.

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Op-Ed | Sizing Up Spring, the Instagram-Like Shopping App

David and Alan Tisch's Spring app | Source: Courtesy

David and Alan Tisch’s “shopping mall on your phone” has done a remarkable job of building a clean and sophisticated app that is made for shopping. But Spring has several issues to overcome, argues Richie Siegel.

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6 Emerging Fashion Brands Worth Investing In

Mary Katrantzou Fall/Winter 2014 | Source: NowFashion

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.

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Amy Astley on the Symbiotic Relationship Between Fashion and Young Hollywood

Maisie Williams, Nicola Peltz | Photo: Josh Olins for Teen Vogue

To coincide with the debut of Teen Vogue’s annual ‘Young Hollywood’ issue, BoF talks to editor-in-chief Amy Astley about the increasingly symbiotic relationship between young actors and fashion brands.

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The Creative Class | Kim Hastreiter, Editor and Publisher

Kim Hastreiter | Photo: Kevin Trageser for BoF

Too hip to be called a doyenne, Paper magazine’s iconic, bespectacled co-founder and co-editor-in-chief presides over New York’s art and fashion scene with the friendly, match-making powers of a punk aunt that has seen the future. BoF traces a three-decade career that straddles analog and digital, high and low, style and culture, with unusual ease.

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