Young designers, from Alexander Wang to Christopher Kane, share the most important lesson that they learned from launching a fashion business.
Today, British footwear label Nicholas Kirkwood opens its first own-brand presence in China, in partnership with Beijing department store Shin Kong Place. BoF sat down with the designer and CEO Christopher Suarez to find out how this new ‘jewel in the crown’ fits into a global retail strategy propelled by investment from LVMH.
London’s Mayfair continues to attract large numbers of high-net-worth individuals from around the world and the luxury brands that court them. But there are concerns in some quarters that the area’s high-end hipness is threatening the very characteristics that made it desirable in the first place.
The Savigny Luxury Index has gained good ground in September and is up by 3.7 percent, outperforming the MSCI World Index by over one percentage point, as Asian tourist flows to Western fashion hubs remain strong and the world's largest luxury conglomerates snap up young designers, reports Pierre Mallevays of Savigny Partners.
In a three-part report, BoF examines New York City's ever-shifting retail landscape. Today, we consider the rise and recasting of the Meatpacking District.
At the forefront of luxury footwear, six designers making beautiful, covetable shoes have gained traction with consumers, established accounts with fashion-forward stockists, and racked up a handful of industry awards.
LONDON, United Kingdom — For years, London's Bond Street and Sloane Street have been the destinations of choice for luxury brands looking to set up