In the second of a three-part BoF Careers white paper series, we explore how gender discrimination impacts employees’ experience in the fashion workplace, based on the results of BoF's Fashion Employee Survey 2019.
Business-side executives are becoming brand ambassadors, sometimes surpassing their creative counterparts in public profile.
BoF’s new Education Council of global fashion industry experts offer their advice to prospective students.
BoF’s selection of the world’s best fashion schools employs a new approach which does away with numerical rankings and focuses instead on helping students assess which programmes will best prepare them for their chosen career in fashion.
The death of Karl Lagerfeld has put a spotlight on succession planning quandaries at major brands, from Ralph Lauren to Giorgio Armani. What can the industry learn from the successes and stumbles of the past?
The British designer, who was most recently director of ready-to-wear at Céline, begins July 1.
In times of turbulent change, leaders must balance quantitative and qualitative strategies with a sharp understanding of the consumer and a knack for nailing risks.
Fashion has long perpetuated a single creator myth, but behind every great designer is a team of designers, some of them powerhouses in their own right.
Women are, by far, the primary consumers of fashion, but remain underrepresented in top creative positions. On International Women’s Day, Maria Grazia Chiuri, Tory Burch, Julie de Libran and more weigh in.
A turn away from the liberalism that has underpinned political and economic policy in the US and Europe for over 50 years has serious consequences for the global fashion industry.
BoF analysis of the four major fashion weeks highlights the ongoing gender inequality of the industry, with just 40 percent of womenswear brands led by female designers.
From brand-makers to dual-role CEO-cum-creative directors, fashion brands are experimenting with a range of creative configurations.