There were times in my career when I was encouraged to focus and pick a narrower path, but having a wide variety of skills and interests and experiences serves me well now, says Kristen Joy Watts, fashion community lead at Instagram.
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.
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.
U.S. retailers are suffering through the slowest back-to-school shopping season since the recession ended in 2009, raising concern that the year-end holidays will bring more of the same.
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.
Bumble and Bumble founder Michael Gordon wants to shake up the industry once again with a new salon, a savvy digital content strategy and a product line called Purely Perfect.
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.
Bits & Bytes is a weekly roundup of the most important news in the fast evolving fashion-tech space.
Lululemon Athletica Inc., the yogawear maker that ended a dispute with its founder last month, raised its full-year forecast after reporting second-quarter profit that exceeded analyst estimates.
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.