The global modelling industry is finally creaking back into motion after months of lockdowns. But with agencies facing slashed advertising budgets, cancelled fashion shows and digital disruption, can the sector adapt to its new reality fast enough?
Reactions to public claims of sexual misconduct within fashion have shifted dramatically over the past decade, but critics question how much the industry has really changed. As part of our series reflecting on the 2010s, BoF takes stock.
As sex trafficking allegations swirl, MC2 Model Management and its president Jean-Luc Brunel are in the spotlight for his well-documented relationship with Epstein dating back to 2002.
Organised by the Model Alliance and signed by major models including a former Victoria’s Secret ‘Angel,’ the letter calls on the lingerie behemoth to commit to a new code of conduct.
While Kering moved to ban all models under 18, some of the biggest fashion companies haven’t followed suit.
New digital apps are providing some of the services offered by traditional agencies at much lower commissions.
In the post #MeToo era, the industry has gained momentum in its race to protect models. But how far has it come in recent years?
Nine months after the rise of fashion’s own #MeToo movement casting director James Scully, Model Alliance founder Sara Ziff and supermodel-turned-activist Karen Elson take stock.
The Business of Fashion is proud to unveil the sixth annual BoF 500: the people shaping the global fashion industry in 2018.
This week, animal activists focus on feathers on the runway, while a study addresses why fashion is still run mostly by men.
This week, British Vogue is under investigation for its unpaid 'work placement' programme, while North and South Korea's joint Olympics uniforms are scrutinised.
The New York Times has released a detailed report on an alleged pattern of sexual exploitation by two of the biggest photographers in the fashion business. Publishing giant Condé Nast said it would stop working with both men.