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Hackney empire

Amid the bookies and bric-a-brac shops, could Hackney also be the hub of "maximalism", the new interiors trend?<p>The living room is like something from an Oscar Wilde play – all exotic prints and chaise longues. A tea trolley stands in the corner, laden with teacups and ceramic cake ornaments. …

Surprise! Rihanna is the New Face of Balmain

Frequent Balmain wearer Rihanna is taking her love of the brand to the next level by fronting its spring 2014 ad campaign. The singer dropped hints …

Can Kate Spade Become a $4 Billion Business?

The once sleepy handbag brand Kate Spade New York has grown from $126 million to $750 million in net sales in just five years. Now, the company has …

#BoFLive | A Conversation with Tory Burch

We are pleased to present the full conversation between American designer Tory Burch and BoF founder and editor-in-chief Imran Amed, streamed live …

Fashion Funnies | When They Were Kids

November 27, 2013 17:29<p>Fashion Funnies<p>Comment<p><b>By Fashion Cartoonist</b> November 27, 2013 17:29<p>Comment<p><b>By Fashion Cartoonist</b> November 27, 2013 17:29<p><b>LONDON,</b> …

Moncler Owners to Raise as Much as $1.1 Billion in Skiwear IPO

<b>MILAN, Italy —</b> Moncler, the Italian maker of $1,220 quilted polyester jackets, will sell shares in a second attempt at an initial public offering …

#BoFLive | Tory Burch Says “No Need to Apologise for Being Ambitious”

Yesterday evening at London's Central Saint Martins, Imran Amed sat down with American fashion designer and entrepreneur Tory Burch to discuss her …

Burberry Appeals China Trademark Restrictions on Leather Goods

<b>BEIJING, China —</b> Burberry Group Plc., the U.K.’s largest luxury-goods maker, is appealing a decision by Chinese regulators to restrict the company’s …

The Burgeoning Business of Fashion Education

A career in fashion is a more visible and viable option than ever before. As a result, interest in fashion education is booming and a range of …

Giant Louis Vuitton Trunk Overshadowing Lenin Exits Red Square

<b>MOSCOW, Russia —</b> Workers in orange jackets and cranes were busy today dismantling a giant suitcase erected by LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA in …

Week in Review | Tory Burch, Exponential Tech, Plus-Sizes, Role of the Press, Fashion Education, Kate Spade

BoF editor-in-chief Imran Amed recaps the week in the business of fashion.<p><b>LONDON, United Kingdom —</b> While most of our American friends were prepping …

A Personal Stylist for Every Shopper

London-based start-up Thread, which has attracted a number of influential investors, advisors and retail partners, is building a scalable personal …

Market Pulse | Giving Thanks?

Investors are moving away from bigger groups towards smaller brands and American "affordable luxury." Meanwhile, the jury is still out as to whether …

Kering Enters Exclusive Talks to Sell La Redoute to Management

<b>PARIS, France —</b> Kering SA, the owner of Gucci, entered exclusive talks to sell La Redoute to management, aiming to complete the disposal of the …

Inside an Artist Collaboration

Yesterday, BoF considered the increasingly intertwined markets for fashion and art. Today, we go inside an artist collaboration.<p><b>LONDON, United</b> …

The Business of Blogging | Hypebeast

Next up in our on-going series on influential bloggers and the businesses they have built, BoF speaks to Kevin Ma of Hypebeast.<p><b>HONG KONG, China —</b> …

Chanel Acquires First Tannery to Secure Luxury Bag Supplies

<b>PARIS, France —</b> Chanel has acquired its long-time lamb hide provider, the French tannery Bodin-Joyeux, in the latest purchase by a luxury brand of a …

The Fall of the House of Juicy

No brand before or after it captured the zeitgeist quite like Juicy Couture. So why did the brand, a business with almost $500 million in annual …

Abercrombie CEO Jeffries Gets New Contract Amid Investor Dissent

<b>NEW YORK, United States —</b> Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Chief Executive Officer Mike Jeffries got a new contract with the teen-apparel retailer amid …

As Competition Heats Up, Indonesians Are Spoiled for Choice

From perks for the pampered to deliveries to the wilderness, Indonesia’s retailers are pulling out all the stops to attract a growing number of …

Op-Ed | When Passion Was Everything

Debra Scherer recalls the collaboration between Yohji Yamamoto and Irene Silvagni, and a time when the industry saw fashion with greater</b> …

Japan's Apparel Market is Growing Again

After two decades of decline, Japan’s apparel market looks set for an era of growth and relatively stability. JapanConsuming reports.<p><b>TOKYO, Japan —</b> …

The China Edit | Andrew Keith of Lane Crawford, Tiffany's Growth Plan, Chow Tai Fook's Mass Appeal, Chicago Outlet

The China Edit is a weekly curation of the most important fashion business news and analysis from and about the world’s largest luxury market.<p>“As …

Inditex Nine-Month Profit In Line With Analysts Expectations

<b>MADRID, Spain —</b> Inditex SA, the owner of the Zara and Massimo Dutti chains, reported nine-month profit in line with analyst estimates as the retailer …

Chanel Takes Inspiration From Dallas for Show

<b>DALLAS, United States</b> — The inspiration for Chanel's Metiers d'Art traveling fashion show this year will come from Dallas, the Texas city where Coco …

Moncler IPO Shows Strong Investor Appetite

<b>MILAN, Italy —</b> The Italian luxury down jacket maker Moncler says investors sought more than 31 times the stock offered in its initial public offering.<p>…

Barbour and Belstaff: A Tale of Two British Heritage Brands

British heritage brands Barbour and Belstaff both aim to build upon their storied histories to acquire new customers and expand their presence on the …

China Shoppers Ring Luxury Tills from London to New York

<b>SHANGHAI, China —</b> Fang Ying's December wish list of Louis Vuitton handbags and Chanel perfume is not only for Christmas. Fang, 33, a secretary …

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