How I Became… Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Vogue Italia and L’Uomo Vogue
Hired and trained by Franca Sozzani at the height of her creative powers, Alan Prada became a deputy editor-in-chief within seven years of starting at Condé Nast Italy. Now, he shares the advice his iconic mentor gave him at the start of his career — and his own hard-won insights on working in fashion editorial today.
Slogan T-shirts, themed sneakers and marketing emails that mention the heritage celebration are rarer this year, as consumers grow tired of cash-in collections and corporate diversity efforts face a backlash. Some brands say they’re steering resources away from flashy gestures and towards more meaningful work.
As artificial intelligence continues to shape the fashion industry and its output, BoF Careers explores what AI’s advanced capabilities mean for the fashion workplace — and how the workforce could adapt to gain competitive advantage.