Chanel is joining the likes of Burberry and VF Corp in the booming market for sustainable bonds, but Chanel's bond comes with a hefty penalty if it doesn’t hit its green goals, making it a trendsetter.
How are African e-commerce brands marketing and selling product to international consumers?
The organisation, called In the Blk, offers members from all over the world mentorship, community and various business resources.
The pandemic shone a spotlight on African e-commerce giants like Jumia, Konga and Takealot but now there is a race to become the fashion gateway for the continent. Which specialist etailer will win?
The industry is grappling with an uncertain outlook amid projections for slowing growth and mounting socio-political unrest, but new technology and business models offer hope for innovative solutions.
Several of the continent’s top fashion minds weigh in on the exciting opportunities and legitimate concerns that come with making clothes in the region.
Gabriela Hearst, Matthew Williams, Omoyemi Akerele, Hans Ulrich Obrist and Jefferson Hack are among an exciting line-up of speakers at BoF's Annual Gathering for Big Thinkers to be held in Oxfordshire, UK in November 2019.
Operating quietly under the radar, a network of ‘mother agencies’ across Africa and Asia are busy scouting for the next supermodel, making a fortune in commission while boosting diversity in the fashion capitals.
What boosts the bottom line from London to Lagos? BoF examines the dark arts of influence and why brands can't afford to play it safe.
From the racks of Tokyo retailers to the showrooms of Pitti Uomo, African menswear brands are enjoying both critical and commercial acclaim.
"The sixth edition of Lagos Fashion and Design Week attracted over 6,000 fashion insiders, including buyers, press and celebrities."
In emerging markets that rely on oil to keep their economies buoyant, the drastic drop in price is making fashion leaders nervous.