BoF speaks to industry insiders about the menswear season that just wrapped.
The Savigny Luxury Index has gained good ground in September and is up by 3.7 percent, outperforming the MSCI World Index by over one percentage point, as Asian tourist flows to Western fashion hubs remain strong and the world’s largest luxury conglomerates snap up young designers, reports Pierre Mallevays of Savigny Partners.
More than just the trendy bag of the moment, fashion backpacks are becoming a true wardrobe staple. BoF reports.
In the next instalment of Market GPS, BoF examines Kazakhstan, the undisputed goliath of Central Asia.
The rise of high definition, highly accessible digital documentation is driving cut-and-paste fashion trends, argues Liroy Choufan.
PARIS, France — Hedi Slimane delivered an ode to the rockabilly styles of the 1950s with a twist of glam rock in an energetic Saint Laurent Paris menswear show Sunday.
With the support of L Real Estate, developer Craig Robins’ vision for Miami’s off-kilter luxury enclave is coming to life.
The day after Slimane’s grunge-inspired second womenswear outing for Saint Laurent, BoF examines the swirl of criticism the collection provoked and reflects on where the house may be headed.
PARIS, France — As the sun set on the great glass ceiling of Paris' Grand Palais Monday, the eyes of the fashion crowd turned on one man: Saint Laurent's Hedi Slimane. Some fashion editors shook their heads; others smiled.
Chanel’s Scottish Touch Warms Up the Scottish Highlands (IHT) “The Chanel show that Karl Lagerfeld put on last week at Linlithgow Palace, near Edinburgh, was spectacular in every sense of the word. The burning braziers, sending quivering light over old stone, and the dinner held in a tented space, arising like magic on the hillside, were outshone only by an exceptional collection.” H&M Launches First Global
LONDON, United Kingdom — Whereas previous fashion seasons were dominated by designer departures, meltdowns and final exits, this season the narrative focused on two of the fashion world’s most celebrated designers, Raf Simons and Hedi Slimane, and their respective ready-to-wear debuts at two of the industry’s most important houses, Christian Dior and Yves Saint Laurent. On the first day of Paris Fashion Week, BoF ran