The futurist speaks with BoF Chief Correspondent Lauren Sherman about what brands should really be focusing on as a measure of brick-and-mortar store success.
Fashion brands, both emerging and established, have been investing significant resources in building and maintaining their archives. BoF investigates.
From Sophia Kokosalaki and Oscar de la Renta to Net-a-Porter and Browns, a wide range of ready-to-wear designers and luxury fashion retailers are capitalising on the rise and rise of designer bridalwear.
With her latest project, stylist and muse Vanessa Traina is lending her pared-back, modern aesthetic to curated e-commerce venture The Line.
With the debut of its second-generation FuelBand, Nike extends its foothold in the fast-growing “wearables” market and moves further into social products.
Sephora has changed the way women shop for cosmetics, giving traditional department store counters their first real competition in over 50 years. Now, teaming up with Marc Jacobs to launch an ambitious new colour cosmetics collection called Marc Jacobs Beauty, the retailer is venturing into a new waters and creating new synergies within the LVMH group, which owns both companies.
A New York-based startup aims to drive sales by integrating user-generated photos posted to Instagram, Twitter and Facebook directly into e-commerce sites.
During the most crowded fashion week on the calendar, former Browns buying director Ruth Runberg and stylist Alison Brokaw have joined forces to showcase five emerging designers in Jeff Koons' studio complex in West Chelsea.
Amidst the urban decay of Detroit, a shoe polish purveyor reborn as a luxury watchmaker is bringing hope to the city's beleaguered manufacturing industry.
In recent years, the number of fashion companies that have gone public or been acquired by large luxury groups has accelerated dramatically. What’s driving the deal flow?
In the third of a series of articles on the current state of fashion e-commerce, sponsored by Magento, BoF visits Quiet Logistics, the company whose combination of Kiva Systems robots and human touch powers fulfilment for fast-growing fashion e-tailers, including Nasty Gal, Bonobos and The Fancy.
Dior is set to sponsor the Guggenheim Museum's fall gala, honouring artists Christopher Wool and James Turrell.