1. Burberry Plots Life After Bailey
Christopher Bailey at Burberry's February 2017 show | Source: Courtesy
Christopher Bailey is set to leave Burberry after 17 years, making way for a new chapter in the brand’s creative strategy.
2. Phoebe Philo Said to Be Exiting Céline
Phoebe Philo | Source: Indigital
According to multiple sources, LVMH is interviewing designers to replace Céline creative director Phoebe Philo, though the company denies her departure is imminent.
3. H&M Launches New Brand: Arket
H&M's new retail brand Arket | Source: Courtesy
BoF can exclusively reveal that the Swedish fast-fashion giant is launching a new brand rooted in "style beyond trend."
4. The End of Style.com: Condé Nast Inks New Partnership with Farfetch
A recent Style.com campaign featuring Lexi Boling | Source: Courtesy
BoF has learned that Condé Nast will refocus its e-commerce strategy via a new partnership with Farfetch. Style.com will cease operations, effective immediately.
5. How Supreme Grew a $1 Billion Business with a Secret Partner
Louis Vuitton x Supreme Menswear Autumn 2017 | Source: Louis Vuitton
Supreme scaled from scrappy start-up to billion-dollar streetwear juggernaut with private equity funding going back to 2014.
6. Transforming Condé Nast’s Problem Child
Elaine Welteroth, editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue, and Phillip Picardi, digital editorial director of Teen Vogue | Source: Getty
How did Teen Vogue become a cultural hit driving blockbuster traffic? Phillip Picardi and Elaine Welteroth tell all.
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