LONDON, United Kingdom — BoF kicked off the week with an examination of how real estate developers work with brands, retailers and other fashion entities to recast neighbourhoods. We also spoke to Michael Preysman of Everlane, Tom Kartsotis of Bedrock Manufacturing and Jean-Claude Biver, head of LVMH's watch division, and investigated why fashion's 'pink tax' means women often pay more than men for similar products. Catch up on these stories and more.
As Dover Street Market opens in its new Haymarket location, adjacent to the Crown Estate’s new St. James’ Market project, BoF examines how real estate developers work with brands, retailers and other fashion entities to recast neighbourhoods.
Amidst market reports that Everlane is seeking new investment at a valuation ‘north of $250 million,’ BoF’s Vikram Alexei Kansara talks to the company’s founder about how he built a direct-to-consumer fashion brand rooted in ‘radical transparency.’
With Shinola, and now Filson, the founder of watchmaking behemoth Fossil wants to bring integrity to accessible luxury. But can he profit from good intentions?
Many luxury fashion brands charge women more than men for similar products. What’s behind fashion’s ‘pink tax’?
The president of LVMH’s watch division has always been a disruptor. But with the Tag Heuer Connected watch, has he got the solution to a Swiss watch industry in decline?
How a dialogue between Miuccia Prada and Christophe Chemin turned his artwork into the in-the-know seasonal signifier of Prada’s Autumn/Winter 2016 collections.