East of Eden: How Russia’s Isolationism is Impacting Fashion, Part One — Media

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As Vladimir Putin’s policies push Russia further away from the global community, new laws limiting foreign ownership of Russian media will force publications in the country to restructure. Should the fashion press be worried? In the first of a two-part series, BoF examines the country’s changing fashion media landscape.

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How Creatures of the Wind Found Their Ideal Investor

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Shane Gabier and Chris Peters of Creatures of the Wind told BoF how they managed to do what every emerging fashion label aims for, but very few actually achieve: find an investor with valuable business know-how and a proven track record, without having to compromise their creative freedom.

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The China Edit | Asos China, Chinese Tourists Shaping Retail, Alibaba’s Weibo Deal, Retail Hotpots In Asia Pacific, CFDA Launches ‘Americans in China’

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The China Edit is a weekly curation of the most important must-read fashion business news and analysis from and about the world’s largest luxury market.

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