The German fashion e-tailer has taken a majority stake in the high-end streetwear platform in a bet on the combined power of content and commerce.
It’s increasingly likely that fashion shows will be cancelled for the duration of the year. What will be lost? How might the industry adapt? And what will fashion week look like when the crisis ends?
The redesigned print publication comes as the media group expands into different platforms to actively engage new-age consumers.
The streetwear media authority will link with Colette and Selfridges for its first brick-and-mortar launch.
Like other early investors, the publisher simply moved to realise its post-IPO gain, selling its shares earlier this year for around $380 million, following the end of the 180-day lock-up period.
This week, Interview’s executive editor joins Highsnobiety as editor-in-chief, while Bertrand Guyon is appointed to Dior as part of Maria Grazia Chiuri’s studio.
Following the death of Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel named former studio director Virginie Viard his successor in a bid for continuity. But the world’s most popular luxury megabrand may need to disrupt itself to stay on top.
The streetwear platform plans to launch its own private label before the end of the year and projects that its online shop will account for 50 percent of overall revenue within five years. Founder David Fischer talks about the new initiative.
This week, Salvatore Ferragamo announces the appointment of Paul Andrew to creative director, while Poshmark adds Serena Williams to its board of directors.
Can publications keep up with a community that increasingly lives on forums and social media?
Virgil Abloh’s appointment as men’s artistic director of Louis Vuitton was a polarising choice, attracting charges like ‘he’s not a designer’ and ‘streetwear is a passing trend.’ Wrong and wrong, argues David Fischer of Highsnobiety.
After years of avoiding associations with hip-hop, the fashion industry has woken up to the marketing power of America’s greatest cultural export.