A New Season for Overseas Chinese Influencers. Ongoing travel restrictions aren’t the only reason why brands are gravitating toward China’s overseas KOLs.
The video streaming platform has attracted Louis Vuitton, Nike and others looking to recruit the next generation of Chinese consumers. But brands need to understand its unique community to avoid making mistakes.
Though thousands of brands crowded into the country’s largest mid-year shopping festival in June, Shiseido, Lancôme, Estée Lauder, L’Oréal and Yves
This autumn, labels from Michael Kors to Comme des Garçons to Raf Simons are presenting collections in October in what’s shaping up to be something like a second fashion month. Will it stick post-pandemic?
On sustainability, some fashion brands are becoming more comfortable with growing transparency and finding that acknowledging their shortcomings can make for more effective communications than crowing about their achievements.
Plunging marketing budgets are disrupting the traditional value exchange between fashion brands and the magazines that cover them — with both sides wondering if the fear of missing out on editorial coverage can still drive hefty ad investments in an increasingly digital world.
What you measure is what you get. In a highly unpredictable post-Covid fashion market, business leaders need the right metrics to track the strength of their brands and make informed decisions quickly, mobilise teams and craft a narrative for investors.
Despite efforts made to adapt real-life runway shows and collection presentations for the Men’s, Resort and Couture 2020-2021 season, many failed to have the same impact on brands’ marketing reach.
For brands big and small, there is real value in rethinking the industry’s traditional system of showing, delivering and discounting collections to better match today’s globalised, digital world. But meaningful change may take 12 to 24 months.
This week, everyone will be talking about the digital haute couture and men's shows in Paris, the growing advertiser boycott of Facebook and Instagram and a second wave of retail layoffs. Get your BoF Professional Cheat Sheet.
Major luxury houses are moving ahead with plans for live fashion shows in September despite coronavirus uncertainty.
The platform’s fashion team, led by Vice President of Fashion Partnerships Eva Chen, released a guide for presenting collections digitally as brands grapple with how to translate the runway online. Will it give Instagram a leg up against hungry competitors?