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Art Peck, Incoming Chief Executive Officer, Gap Inc.

BoF speaks to Art Peck, incoming chief executive of Gap Inc., to discuss his imminent take over from Glenn Murphy in a market being reshaped by …

Can fashion designers make tech wearables truly wearable?

When tech companies talk about wearable devices, fashion designers have been listening.<p>The latest product that combined efforts from the two industries is Ralph Lauren‘s tech-embedded sports shirt, unveiled last week at the start of the U.S. Open tennis championships. The shirt, called Polo Tech, …

Killing the Skinny Jean

Skinny jeans have reigned supreme for years. But now a whole host of alternatives, from yoga pants to fancy sweatpants, have cropped up.<p><b>NEW YORK,</b> …

Unfilled Rana Plaza Fund Exposes Fashion's Lack of Accountability

The unfilled Rana Plaza compensation fund exposes the fashion industry’s inability to hold brands accountable for their actions, even when those …

Nordstrom’s Sales Flat But Profit Beats Estimates

<b>SEATTLE, United States —</b> Nordstrom Inc., the largest U.S. luxury department-store chain, missed same-store sales estimates in the most recent quarter …

American Apparel, others try to profit from domestic production

A young woman named Mariona lounges on her knees and forearms. She wears a provocative expression and tight red<p>American Apparelbooty shorts.<p>The advertisement's headline: "Made in USA — Sweatshop Free."<p>The ads sell a racy image, but just as crucial to the Los Angeles company's identity is the …

Barneys New York to Pay $525,000 in Racial Profiling Settlement

<b>NEW YORK, United States —</b> Barneys New York has agreed to pay $525,000 to settle a lawsuit over claims that it targeted black and Latino customers for …

Adidas' Ongoing Uphill Battle Against Nike's Cool Factor

Sportswear firm Adidas probably thought it had hit the marketing jackpot when Adidas-sponsored Germany beat Adidas-sponsored Argentina to win the …

BoF Exclusive | WGSN Debuts Revamped Platform in Growth Drive

Trend forecasting agency WGSN Group will launch a new website that unites its capabilities with those of its rival Stylesight, which it acquired last …

Op-Ed | Reshoring Garment Manufacturing is Viable and Scalable

There is a real opportunity to rebuild local manufacturing in a commercially viable and scalable way, argues Janice Wang.<p><b>LONDON, United Kingdom —</b> In …

For Chris Gelinas, Going Slow Keeps Him Steady

Set to present his third CG by Chris Gelinas collection at New York Fashion Week, the Canadian-born, New York-based designer speaks to BoF on how …

US Chains Court Canada's Luxury Shoppers

Luxury shoppers in Canada, for years ignored by upscale American chains, are finally getting some respect. Nordstrom Inc., the largest U.S. luxury …

Op-Ed | Finding My Next Move: Lessons Learned and Why Customisation is the Future

Just over a year after leaving Moda Operandi, entrepreneur Áslaug Magnúsdóttir reflects on lessons learned, her new venture Tinker Tailor and why …

Amazon Favours Brands Like Burberry, Levi's with 'Pay to Play’ Strategy

Amazon.com Inc. is giving special privileges to companies that sell their wares directly through its online store, according to a new study.<p><b>SAN</b> …

Top 10 Campaigns of the Season

From amongst the multitude of Autumn/Winter advertising campaigns currently hitting fashion glossies, Internet forums and social media platforms …

With Mission-Driven Approach, Wildfang Taps Niche

This month, our Spotlight shines on three former Nike employees who founded Wildfang to address the untapped demand for menswear made for women with …

The Trouble with Flash Sales

Last week, Arcadia Group CEO Sir Philip Green announced an investment in Australian flash sales site Mysale.com. But the power of the once-hyped …

Op-Ed | How to Save Abercrombie

While losing ground to competitors, Abercrombie & Fitch still has tremendous brand potential. But to get things back on track, the company must …

9 Brands That Make Eco-Fashion Chic

Photo: Courtesy of Reformation.<p>We often hear vague imperatives to "go green" with our fashion. But, it can be tough to know exactly where to start. …

Habitats

At Work With Mickey Drexler

Millard “Mickey” Drexler mixes great instinct and good data to bring that special something to J.Crew.<p><b>NEW YORK, United States —</b> Mickey Drexler’s …

The Humanity of Hermès

How does a company that proudly eschews the usual means of generating desirability remain the most desirable luxury brand in the world?<p><b>PARIS, France …

BHLDN Summer '14 Wedding Dresses

<b>Summer Wedding, Anyone?</b>—The latest lineup from BHLDN shows off a summer 2014 collection of wedding dresses perfect for a tropical beach wedding or …

Weddings

4 Things Every 20-Something Needs To Stop Doing With Their Smartphones

Everyone under 35 with a smartphone and internet access wastes time online. Everyone. Myself included. But for some people, it’s not just a …

Backyard wedding in France | Browse Wedding & Party Ideas

Search By<p><i>Categories</i><p>Baby Shower<br>• Bachelorette Party<br>• Bouquets<br>• Bridal Accessories<br>• Bridal Shower<br>• Bride<br>• Bridesmaids<br>• Cakes<br>• Calligraphy<br>• Ceremony<br>• Decor<br>• Dessert Table<br>• DIY …

Bits & Bytes | Farfetch Raises $66M, Apple Wearables, Style Upstarts

Bits & Bytes is a weekly roundup of the most important news in the fast evolving fashion-tech space.<p><b>“Farfetch, an Online Boutique, Enjoys Its Moment”</b> …