What's Going On at Condé Nast?
The publisher is streamlining its operations and reorganising its US portfolio to capitalise on its most valuable brands: Vogue, Vanity Fair, GQ, Wired and The New Yorker. BoF breaks down the changes.
Do Fashion Trends Still Exist?
What has become of the traditional fashion trend, now that fashion seasons have multiplied and blurred into an almost constant stream of ‘newness’ and an Instagram post can make a look go viral overnight?
Inside the Growing Global Fur Industry
From auctions to activists, BoF goes inside the $40 billion fur industry’s relationship with fashion.
Do 'Accessible Luxury' Brands Have an Inherently Limited Lifespan?
Affordable luxury brands can be financial juggernauts. But does their accessible pricing and widespread distribution mean they have an inherently limited lifespan?
Between the Catwalk and the Consumer: Fashion’s Growing Diversity Gap
Luxury fashion customers are more diverse than ever, but on catwalks and magazine covers, white models still dominate. Why doesn’t the industry reflect its consumer base?
The Return of the Graphic T-Shirt
Cheap to make, easy to wear and hard to ignore, graphic t-shirts are among the hardest working items for cult brands and retailers.
Does Anyone Expect to Pay Full Price Anymore?
Post-recession, retailers started discounting as a way of winning over a more cautious consumer. As Black Friday caps off a season of slow sales, BoF asks, is discounting bad for business?
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