The exploitation of Asia by western businesses is as widespread today as it was when the British ruled India and Gandhi and Charlie Chaplin discussed the subject in a brief encounter in 1931, argues Bandana Tewari.
Female impact investors are putting their money where their mouth is, backing sustainable fashion companies and hoping their bets pay off in more ways than one. But how savvy are values-based investments in the post-pandemic reality?
Lockdown teaches us that beyond our basic needs for clean air and water, wholesome food and the company of loved ones, so much of our everyday consumption is excessive and greedy, writes Bandana Tewari.
BoF’s new Education Council of global fashion industry experts offer their advice to prospective students.
Christopher Bailey's swan song for Burberry sounded a powerful call to action for LGBTQ+ rights around the world where freedoms are far from secure, argues Bandana Tewari.
Demand for uniqueness and the growth of India’s fashion market are fuelling the rise of Indian models.
BoF investigates how the tropical islands of Bali, Java and Sumatra have become manufacturing hotspots for global fashion brands like H&M, Calvin Klein and Uniqlo.
Several East African nations have curbed used clothing imports from the US to support the growth of the local industry, but the move could come at a cost.
With gym culture sweeping the nation and beauty ideals changing fast, international sportswear giants and local players are gearing up for India’s biggest fitness boom to date.
India’s ‘third gender’ community and transgender women are finding work and a welcome from the nation’s fashion industry.
In an effort to clamp down on corruption, India has withdrawn 500 and 1,000 rupee notes. BoF examines how it could fundamentally change the way people shop.
At the Copenhagen Fashion Summit, economic growth and social and environmental responsibility were not seen as opposing ideas, reports Imran Amed.