Joan Kennedy
Editorial Associate

Joan Kennedy is an Editorial Associate at The Business of Fashion (BoF). She is based in New York and covers American fashion, beauty, technology and marketing. She has a bachelors in English and Philosophy with high honours from Boston College.

The News in Brief

The New York-based brand, known for its popular shopping bag totes — nicknamed the “Bushwick Birkin” — is introducing a new pricing strategy for its latest collection drop on March 27.

Tod’s chairman and chief executive Diego Della Valle said the Italian luxury group, which owns Tod’s, Roger Vivier, Hogan and Fay, has had a good start to the year, after the company produced better-than-expected operating profits in 2022.

The clean beauty brand, which was valued at $1 billion in 2021 after private equity The Carlyle Group took a majority stake, will be available on starting Feb. 26, and in 500 stores nationwide on Mar. 5.

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