Class Action: The Fashion Brands Training Tomorrow’s Artisans

Brunello Cucinelli cashmere artisans | Source: Studio di Sante Castignani

Struggling to recruit skilled craftsmen, fashion companies have moved to tackle the deficit, launching new schools to train the next generation. BoF brings you a look at how these brands are preserving their craft, courtesy of Wallpaper* magazine.

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Royal College of Art, An Institutional Innovator

Matthew Miller SS 2015 | Source: Matthew Miller

Alumni of the Royal College of Art’s Fashion Menswear MA programme represent some of the most rigorously creative designers working today. BoF investigates how the programme has paved the way for the emergence of menswear as a creative discipline.

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Colombia, Open and Ready for Business

The modern city of Medellin, Colombia | Source: Iván Erre Jota via Flickr

Once they’ve cracked Brazil and Mexico, many fashion executives are now looking to Colombia, South America’s third biggest economy, to help boost their balance sheets as the country shakes off its violent image.

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