LONDON, United Kingdom — Industry leaders and cultural innovators gathered to celebrate the launch of “The BoF Show with Imran Amed,” an immersive series exploring how the $2.5 trillion fashion industry shapes business, culture and identity. Streaming on Bloomberg Quicktake will begin on Sept. 30.
The launch celebration took place in London’s Mayfair, with guests from the BoF global community including Sonam Kapoor, Jefferson Hack, Ajak Deng, Stephen Jones, Bimini, Christopher Kane, Emmanuel Gintzburger, David Koma, Raye, Neville Gillett, Stephanie Phair, Caroline Rush and Erdem Moralioglu.
Several guests featured in “The BoF Show” also joined founder and chief executive officer Imran Amed and his team at the Mayfair event, including model and activist Kai-Isaiah Jamal, fashion editor Pierre Alexandre M’Pele. Other attendees included disruptive entrepreneurs like Max Bittner, chief executive of Vestiaire Collective and Lukso founder Marjorie Hernandez. CÎROC served cocktails for the evening while Akira Woodgrain and friends provided a DJ set.
”The BoF Show with Imran Amed” will air bi-weekly on Bloomberg Quicktake from Sept. 30, 2021. Episodes 1 and 2, which explore disruption and reinvention, were filmed in Paris during Haute Couture Week in July.
Both episodes feature interviews with some of the most influential figures in fashion, who shared how they are navigating a fashion landscape forever altered by the pandemic. They include Demna Gvasalia, creative director of Balenciaga; Bruno Pavlovsky, president of fashion at Chanel; François-Henri Pinault, chairman and chief executive officer at Kering; Angelica Cheung, venture partner at Sequoia Capital China and designer Marine Serre.