1 June 2016
Kati Chitrakorn and Tianwei Zhang
20 May 2016
5 May 2016
BoF sits down with Polimoda's dean, Danilo Venturi, to find out how the Florentine institution prepares its students for the realities of a career in fashion, and why talent is the true driver of the fashion industry.
27 April 2016
27 April 2016 • By BoF Team
8 April 2016
24 March 2016
Chanel’s greatest rival in the battle for the post-World War I customer established the modern ideal of beauty when he hired long-limbed, flat-chested models with short hair from the USA.
4 March 2016
In the 10th instalment of BoF’s fashion history series we study the self-taught seamstress who started her company on the insistence of her entrepreneurial son. She created democratic high fashion for the upper middle classes, and her couture could undercut Lanvin and Chanel by a third. But for this reason she was never mentioned in the same breath by high society.
2 March 2016
In the ninth instalment of BoF’s fashion history series, we study Pierre Balmain, the designer who preferred making money to making waves. With the support of Cecil Beaton and and Gertrude Stein, the couturier found himself feted on a global stage after just one collection. But a career chasing the custom of foreign royalty and Hollywood's finest at the expense of Parisien society left his legacy in tatters.
11 January 2016
11 January 2016 • By Robin Mellery-Pratt
Education Report 2015
18 December 2015
Education Report 2015
Update: Louis Vuitton Denies Report of Nicolas Ghesquière's Impending Exit
Turning Around Tiffany
Peter Copping Out at Oscar de la Renta
The Workplace of the Future
How Gentle Monster Rode the K-Pop Wave to $160 Million
How Aquazzura Built a Business By Making Sensible Shoes Sexy
How Ancient Greek Sandals Defied its Country's Crisis
In Wake of Terror Attacks, What Lies Ahead for France’s Luxury Industry?
How Tibi’s Amy Smilovic Crawled Out of the Contemporary Trap
Report: LVMH to Sell Off DKNY
Zara Founder's Real Estate Assets Top €6 billion in 2015
The Top 10 Campaigns of Autumn/Winter 2016
Meet China’s ‘Xiamen Fashion Gang’
Lisa Marie Fernandez’s Restrained Swimwear Revolution
Scaling Sézane, France’s First Online Fashion Brand
Announcing Ellery, Axel Arigato, Mink Mgmt
Catch Up On BoF's Entrepreneurship Week