LVMH’s decision to pull the plug on the Fenty fashion label it launched with Rihanna only two years ago underscored just how elusive start-up success has been for Europe’s big luxury groups.
LVMH has struggled to build fashion brands from scratch before. Its latest attempt was complicated by high prices that weren’t a good match for Rihanna’s broad fan base.
Four months after renewed demands for racial justice hit the fashion and beauty industries, what — beyond symbolic gestures — has been done, and what will it take to make initiatives like the 15 Percent Pledge work?
This week, renowned journalist Robin Givhan expands her role at The Washington Post, while Bastien Renard joined Rihanna's LVMH-owned Fenty brand as its new managing director.
While consumers are confined to their homes, they are engaging with brands more than ever on the social media platform through real-time, live stream programming. But the point isn’t to sell products.
British consumers already shop for beauty products at Boots. But can the retailer become known as a destination for makeup inspiration and skincare discovery?
At the star-studded gala, guests including Donatella Versace, Tom Cruise and Rihanna celebrated fashion’s hottest talents and looked to a more inclusive future.
The bulk of Chinese social media finds no offence with the star’s latest cover for Harper’s Bazaar China, but do their perceptions of cultural appropriation differ from the West?
The singer opens up to BoF exclusively about her highly anticipated beauty brand, Haus Laboratories, and her decision to link up with Amazon as the venture’s retail partner.
The singer opens up exclusively to BoF about her highly anticipated beauty brand, Haus Laboratories, and her decision to link up with Amazon as her retail partner.
This week everyone will be talking about Uniqlo's digital ambitions, Dapper Dan's memoir and Fenty Beauty's plans for China. Read our BoF Professional Cheat Sheet.
Fenty has pushed the idea of the star designer to its logical conclusion — and breaking point. After all, who needs a star designer when you have a real star?