Alice Kim

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Fashion Inflation: Why Are Prices Rising So Fast?

From shoes to handbags to ready-to-wear, the price of designer fashion has increased precipitously over the last decade. What’s driving the rising …

Word of Mouth Bologna: Bars and Restaurants

Lacking some of the more iconic tourist attractions of neighboring Florence to the south and Milan or Venice to the north, from the outside it might appear as though Bologna has little to offer. However, the quaint and accommodating city is a little-known pocket of real bona fide Italian charm, …

7 Marvelous Hotels You'll Definitely Want To Stay In

Before you book that next holiday, you might want to consider heading over to the likes of Finland, Paris, the Maldives or Switzerland. If you do, …

Rack Of Lamb Recipes That'll Make You Look Like A Kitchen Wizard

Occasionally, you might get the itch to host a dinner party. But, maybe there is a still small voice in the back of your head that says, "There's nothing I can cook for a couple of friends that will be impressive enough but still pretty easy to do." That's where you're wrong, voice. (Seriously, …

Off Piste: A Ride Across America, Part 3 of 5

As we continue on with the week-long coverage of our recent cross-country motorcycle trip, we introduce a wealth of camping gear used during the 10-day journey. When not riding—or looking in the mirror to ensure we had that "motorcycle guy" look just right—a good majority of our down-time was spent …

Nakashima

In a secluded part of the quaint town of New Hope, PA, we came upon the nearly 70-year-old property of the Nakashima furniture company. The Nakashima's nine-acres of land houses every stage of the production process: From two massive lumber sheds, to the design studio, to the several workshops …

Chinese e-commerce goliaths like Taobao provide a powerful platform for start-up fashion and apparel e-tailers, reports Genevieve Flaven http://ow.ly/pn8Jl

Today, BoF can exclusively share the findings of a new report by Euromonitor International, indicating that, in 2013, luxury goods sales will exceed $318 billion worldwide, representing a year-on-year real value gain of 3pc, driven by emerging markets and ‘affordable luxury’ brands http://ow.ly/pB9H2

How has the recent terror attack on Westgate Mall in Nairobi changed things for designers with connections to Kenya? http://ow.ly/pC278

The Silver Lining to China’s Slowing Growth | Hung Huang, 'the Oprah of China', sees an upside to the luxury slowdown for local Chinese designers http://ow.ly/pFRiA #BoF500

In this next instalment of Market GPS, BoF examines Vietnam, a land of contradictions, where a single-party communist state doesn't mean a capitalist's fortune can't be made by brands ready to expect the unexpected and take a cautious, careful and flexible approach http://ow.ly/pTOMR

Should small fashion labels accept painful payment terms from prestigious retailers in order to gain greater brand visibility, credibility and sales? http://ow.ly/q1qzh

With her latest project, stylist and muse Vanessa Traina is lending her pared-back, modern aesthetic to curated e-commerce venture The Line http://ow.ly/q31ZX

How did Dutch fabric company Vlisco gain a first mover advantage in Africa’s emerging fashion market? http://ow.ly/qazmN