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How Sportswear Brand Fila Is Rebooting Itself

Fila, whose clunky '90s sneakers has been making a comeback, is attempting to shake its image as a bargain-bin sportswear label with a show at Milan …

Sportswear

Aren’t Physical Flagships Meant to Entertain? Jil Sander Has Other Ideas.

For Jil Sander’s new Tokyo store, co-creative directors Luke and Lucie Meier teamed up with British architect John Pawson to create a soothing …

Jil Sander

Adidas Launches Collaboration with Cult-Sneaker Store Footpatrol

The German sportswear brand unveiled its latest Consortium collaboration as it continues to explore the potential of digital light synthesis 3D …

Emerging Technology

Everything You Need To Know About Today's Farfetch IPO

Sandwiched between Riccardo Tisci’s first show for Burberry and Hedi Slimane’s first outing for Céline is another hotly debated fashion debut. What …

Investing

Power Moves | LVMH Head of Watches Steps Down, Marc Cain Names New Management

This week, Jean-Claude Biver relinquishes his operational responsibilities as the head of LVMH's watch division, while Katja Konradi and Nadine …

Save the Children

The Secret Behind the ‘Anti-It Bag’ Everyone is Carrying

The Bangkok-based designers behind Boyy, who grew a cult following for their minimalist aesthetic, are preparing for the next stage of growth, …

Street Style

Ahead of IPO, Farfetch Pushes Into Modest Dressing

The London-based marketplace is entering a global partnership with modest luxury retailer The Modist.<p><b>LONDON, United Kingdom —</b> A curious thing has …

Middle East

White Maximises the Buyer Experience

With ambitions to one day equal Milan’s prestigious Design Week, the city’s largest fashion tradeshow is expanding its offering and experimenting …

Fashion Week

Social Goods | The Rise of Natural Beauty, Revolve's 'Fatphobia' Top

This week, the popularity of natural beauty is attributed to the rising fear of chemicals, while Revolve sold a sweatshirt with a controversial quote.<p>…

Natural Beauty

Diesel Campaign Takes Stand on Bullying

The brand has recruited some of the world’s most polarising celebrities, from Nicki Minaj to Gucci Mane, to front a new campaign bringing …

Cyberbullying

Marco Bizzarri, Jessica Liu, Xiao Xue, Gildo Zegna and Chen Xiaodong to Headline BoF China Summit

Following the success of last year’s inaugural event, the BoF China Summit is back to spark debate among global executives, Chinese fashion industry …

China

This California Billionaire Knows What Shoppers Want

Los Angeles-based real-estate mogul Rick Caruso operates some of the most productive shopping centres on the planet. What does he know that the rest …

Fashion

Artémis Acquires Courrèges

François Pinault’s holding company has completed a deal to acquire full ownership of the French house.<p><b>PARIS, France —</b> The Space Age brand has a new …

Fashion

Bits & Bytes | Amazon Launches Storefronts, the Rise of CGI Models

This week, Amazon launches a platform for small and medium-sized businesses, while virtual influencers challenge the status quo of the modelling …

Fashion

Models & Photographers: Inside the New York Times Investigation

The paper’s Jacob Bernstein, Vanessa Friedman and Matthew Schneier tell BoF about their months-long probe into the sexual misconduct allegations …

Fashion

Richard Quinn’s Royal Flush

Support from Queen Elizabeth II gave the fledgling British label a big boost. Richard Quinn talks numbers and next moves.<p><b>LONDON, United Kingdom</b> — …

Queen Elizabeth II

A Clash of Cultures at Peter Pilotto

The designers know what their clientele wants. Bringing in commercial daywear and luxe accessories will add to their allure.<p><b>LONDON, United Kingdom —</b> …

Art Nouveau

Careers Counsel | Working Abroad Made Easy

Careers Counsel is a weekly roundup of the most helpful and inspiring advice for boosting your career.<p><i>Careers Counsel rounds up the most useful and</i> …

Inside the Buying Team of a Billion Dollar Company

To enable the Zalando team to manage more than 300,000 products from nearly 2000 brands, buyers are given responsibility for their own creative and …

Entrepreneurship

Working at Zalando, Europe's Fastest Growing Fashion E-Commerce Player

Diverse, entrepreneurial, technologically innovative while generous towards its human workforce — according to its employees, Zalando’s company …

Employment

The Best Jobs on BoF Careers This Week

BoF compiles the most exciting career opportunities now available on BoF Careers.<p><b>LONDON, United Kingdom —</b> This week, BoF hand-curates a selection of …

Rebels Get Rehab in Colombia’s Fashion Industry

With 7,000 former FARC rebels trying to find their way back into civil society, Colombia’s $8 billion fashion industry has a unique role to play in …

Fashion Industry

Riccardo Tisci’s #NewEra Burberry: What to Expect

Sources close to Burberry say the designer’s Monday debut is likely to underscore the British megabrand’s true luxury ambitions far more than his …

Burberry

Burberry and Beckham Rule London Fashion Week

This week, everyone will be talking about Riccardo Tisci's first show for Burberry at London Fashion Week, the 10th anniversary of Victoria Beckham's …

London Fashion Week

London’s New Guard Is Still Kicking

On the first day of London Fashion Week, emerging labels Kiko Kostadinov, Xu Zhi and Matty Bovan pushed boundaries while embracing newfound …

London Fashion Week

Pedro Lourenço Is Back with Zilver

With a new genderless label, set to debut at London Fashion Week on September 16, the designer aims to build something that is sustainable — …

Fashion Week

Inside Japan’s Biggest Fashion Festival

Tokyo Girls Collection is a shoppable mega-show so popular that it causes hysteria, but only a few brands outside Japan have tapped into this …

Fashion Week

Drive Episode 3: Bobby Kim on Building Commerce with Community

In episode three of Drive, delivered by DHL, Bobby Kim, the entrepreneur who spearheaded the community-meets-commerce model with his early streetwear …

T-shirts

Apple’s 2018 Event: What Fashion Needs to Know

This week, Apple staged its latest special event, where it unveiled its largest-ever iPhone and a heart-tracking watch. BoF breaks down the key …

Apple

Inside the Revolution at Condé Nast International

With more editorial firepower in London, and new titles opening in new markets, the spotlight falls on the publishing giant’s next moves.<p><b>LONDON,</b> …

Condé Nast