About Us

The Business of Fashion has gained a global following as an essential daily resource for fashion creatives, executives and entrepreneurs in over 200 countries. It is frequently described as “indispensable,” “required reading” and “an addiction.”

Founded in 2007 by Imran Amed, a fashion business advisor, writer and digital entrepreneur, The Business of Fashion began as a project of passion, aiming to fill the void for an informed, analytical and opinionated point of view on the fashion business.

Today, the website has grown to leverage a network of savvy writers and fashion insiders in style capitals around the world, delivering fashion business intelligence on emerging designers, disruptive technologies and global brands that are making their mark on the industry at a time of unprecedented change.

A sample of quotes from the industry's press coverage:

"The Economist of Fashion."
Macleans Magazine, Toronto

"100 Most Influential Men in Britain."
British GQ, London

"50 Most Influential Global Indians."
Indian GQ, Mumbai

"In the jungle of fashion blogs, BoF stands out as a success story."
Le Monde, Paris

"The Blog Power List."
Net-a-Porter, London

"The New Voice of Fashion."
Lux Magazine, Singapore

"25 New Fashion Faces to Watch."
British Vogue, London

"Indispensable for the multi-billion dollar industry"

"Up-to-date news and strategy in the fashion sphere."
IHT, Paris

"A daily destination for fashion's most influential power players."
AnOther, London

"The thinking man's fashionista."
Elle.com, New York

"Frankly genius."
Grazia Daily, London

"An invaluable portal."
Lane Crawford, Hong Kong

"The thinking person's go-to fashion blog."
Flare.com, Toronto

"Steadily gaining a genuine podium."
NYmag.com, New York

"A must-read blog for everyone in the fashion industry."
Independent, London

"Hugely influential."
The Star, Toronto

"Created as a blog…now an industry authority."
Vogue Italia, Milan

"For anyone with a keen interest in international retail."
Japan Times, Tokyo


Fast Company
February 2015
New York Times
October 2014
Fantastic Man
September 2014
March 2014
Paper Magazine
February 2014


The Business of Fashion

Imran Amed, Founder, CEO & Editor-in-Chief

Andres Pajon-Leite, Senior Executive Assistant to Founder & CEO


Vikram Alexei Kansara, Editorial Director
Tim Blanks, Editor-at-Large
Robb Young, Global Markets Editor
Brian Baskin, Features & News Editor
Anouk Vlahovic, Senior Editorial Manager

Lauren Sherman, Chief Correspondent
Casey Hall, Asia Correspondent
Chantal Fernandez, Correspondent
Cathaleen Chen, Kati Chitrakorn, Senior Editorial Associates
Christopher Morency, Tamison O'Connor, Editorial Associates
Victoria Berezhna, Kristina Ezhova, Sophie Soar, Editorial Apprentices

BoF China
Yifan Wang, Managing Editor
Denni Hu, Editorial Associate
Aijing Wang, Sub Editor & Translator
Zoe Suen, Nino (Ziyao) Tang, Editorial Apprentices

Contributing Editors & Columnists

Susanna Lau, Pierre Mallevays, Colin McDowell, Sarah Shannon, Luca Solca

Sarah Brown, Robert Cordero, Amy Odell, John Ortved

Nadine Bayle, Dan Thawley

Angelo Flaccavento

Doug Stephens

Bandana Tewari

Contributing Photographers

Kevin Trageser
Thomas Lohr


Nick Blunden, Chief Commercial Officer
Michael Alshooler, Events Director
Sarah Guttridge, Director of Creative Partnerships
Christian Layolle, European Business Development Director
Robin Mellery-Pratt, Senior Content Strategist
Kizzy Thompson, Senior Business Development Manager
Matthew Cullen, Business Development Manager
Amanda Dargan, Customer Success Manager
Kathryn Bell, Events Manager
Stephanie Halfmann, Speaker Relations Manager
Hannah Ryan, Business Development Manager
Alex Rowe, Business Development Manager
Jael Fowakes, Junior Project Manager
Alexander Holder, Customer Success Associate

North America
Kayvan Salmanpour, President, North America
Joan Cheng, Head of Creative Projects
Johanna Stout, Business Development Director
Chantel Champion, Business Development Manager
Lily Mummert, Business Development Manager, North America


Michael Edelmann, Senior Marketing Manager
Maeve Delahunt, Product Marketing Manager, BoF Careers
Sarah Isle, Growth Marketing Manager
Amy Warren, Product Marketing Manager, BoF Education
Nicole Farrugia, Marketing Associate
Jessica Hall, Social Media Associate

Emma Clark, Senior Producer, Video & Audio
Yara Heine, Junior Producer, Video & Audio


Arsalaan Hyder, Chief Operating Officer
Rachel Lochery, Head of Finance
Olivia Johnson, Senior Manager, BoF Education
Alvin Chan, Legal Counsel
Helen Orayinka, Finance Associate
Piers Hopkins, Country Manager, BoF China
Tianwei Zhang, Creative Strategist, BoF China


Hailey Wojcik, Head of People
Paul Henthorne, Senior Talent Manager
Hannah McLennan, Office Manager
Kate Vartan, Assistant — Office of the CEO

Product & Technology

Walter Badillo, Chief Technology Officer
Emily Penny, Head of Product
Damjan Znidarsic, Technology Director

Alexander Bond, Senior Product Manager
Adam Flint, Senior Product Manager
Simon John Reece, Senior Product Manager
Emily Chambers, Product Manager
Natalie Mugavero, Product Manager

Amar Parmar, Senior Software Engineer
Taishi Miura, Software Engineer
Luis Angulo, Software Engineer

Liam Trayler, Customer Experience Manager
Geoffrey Barlow, IT Manager & Data Engineer
Jade Man, Junior Customer Experience Service Executive


Ed Walker, Design Director
Chelsea Carpenter, Mid-Weight Graphic & Brand Designer

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