Role Call | Olu Michael Odukoya, Art Director and Publisher

Olu Michael Odukoya, art director and publisher | Photo: Devin Blair

Olu Michael Odukoya — art director, publisher and curator, who worked with Stefano Pilati on Yves Saint Laurent’s advertising campaigns — says that creativity is largely about problem-solving and hard work.

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Can Technology Solve the Fit Problem in Fashion E-Commerce?

Metail's virtual fitting room and mannequin | Source: Metail

According to studies, between twenty to forty percent of all clothing purchased online is returned, often due to issues with fit, costing fashion e-tailers millions. A host of tech start-ups are aiming to solve the problem. But is a technical solution the most effective approach?

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Has Private Equity Learned Its Lesson on Fashion Investments?

Valentino spring/summer 2014 campaign | Source: Valentino

Current market reports indicate that private equity firm Permira Advisers is aiming to sell its majority stake in Hugo Boss and re-opening talks to invest in Roberto Cavalli. What lessons can private equity firms learn from the company’s last major fashion investment?

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BoF Exclusive | WGSN Debuts Revamped Platform in Growth Drive

Part of WGSN's new platform | Source: WGSN

Trend forecasting agency WGSN Group will launch a new website that unites its capabilities with those of its rival Stylesight, which it acquired last November, as part of a £50 million initiative to drive growth and expand its global reach.

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