For our second annual #BoF500 ‘Polymaths & Multitaskers’ special print edition, BoF meets fashion’s consummate multitasker, Karl Lagerfeld, who manages to balance his work for Chanel, Fendi and his own brand, as well as a steady stream of photography and illustration commissions, by cultivating a zen-like detachment from his work.
Introducing the members of this year’s #BoF500, the most influential and authoritative list in the global fashion industry.
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.
Seven years after it debuted as a small independent clothing boutique, East London-based Goodhood brings its eclectic and highly curated mix of fashion, accessories and home goods to a new 3,000 square-foot flagship, combining edgy lifestyle boutique with an intimate neighbourhood feel.
On Monday night, industry power players from over 20 countries celebrated the upcoming launch of the #BoF500 and ‘Polymaths & Multitaskers,’ our latest special print edition, out on September 22.
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.
Camilla Johnson-Hill, founder and executive producer of The Production Club, says hard work, internships and a feel for the industry are as important as formal education.
Hennes & Mauritz AB, Europe’s second-biggest clothing retailer, reported a 16 percent gain in third-quarter sales after August revenue exceeded estimates.
For nearly 15 years, Lulu Kennedy has helped to guide young British designers like Roksanda Ilincic, Jonathan Saunders and JW Anderson through the critical early stages of building their labels. Now, with her own label, Lulu & Co, set to show on schedule at London Fashion Week for the first time, Kennedy shares five lessons for emerging designers.
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