This week, Corey Smith was named vice president of diversity and inclusion at LVMH Inc., while Jimmy Choo veteran Hannah Colman was appointed chief executive of the luxury fashion house.
This week, Patrick Yee has succeeded Trey Laird as chief executive officer at Laird & Partners, and Natalie Massenet has joined Farfetch as non executive co-chairman.
BoF examines how luxury department stores are teaming up with urban labels like Kith and Off-White to tap millennial spending and open new sales channels.
As concert ‘merch’ becomes a more important part of their business models, pop stars like Justin Bieber, Kanye West and Rihanna are upping their game.
Modification ‘artists’ with names like The Shoe Surgeon are selling hand-crafted, remixed sneakers, sometimes for thousands of dollars.
BoF sits down with Common Projects founders Peter Poopat and Flavio Girolami to uncover the origins and growing appeal of their visually clean — almost blank — shoes and decode the meaning of the signature numbering that appears on each pair.
Très Bien’s blend of sneakers, streetwear and high fashion has given rise to a successful men’s e-commerce business and a portfolio of budding fashion brands, with combined revenues set to hit $5.6 million in 2014.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden — In a little over a year, Jonathan Hirschfeld and Max Schiller have managed to turn their fledgling Swedish sneaker brand, Eytys
John Elliot and Aaron Lavee have managed to grow an initial investment of $30,000 into a fledgling business that’s set to generate revenues in the “seven-figure-range,” propelled by its standout basics and healthy online fanbase.
Influenced by the likes of both Raf Simons and Supreme, a new wave of streetwear brands are blending fashion-forward design, the authenticity of street culture and a luxury-like positioning to build emerging businesses.