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The Best of BoF 2017 | Business

To round off the year, we revisit the articles that sparked the most debate, yielded the biggest insights, and got the fashion industry talking in 2017. Today, we highlight some of the top Business stories.
Louis Vuitton x Supreme Menswear Autumn 2017 | Source: Louis Vuitton
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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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