Shevie Leong

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Power Moves | Elbaz Exits Lanvin, LVMH's Management Shuffle, Green to Chanel

BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.<p><b>LONDON, United Kingdom</b> — BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the …

Saks Fifth Avenue

Role Call | Douglas Hand, Fashion Lawyer

Douglas Hand, fashion lawyer and founding partner at HBA, says "Understanding the industry helps you contextualise legal issues and reach the best …

Business Administration

Can Dubai Really Become a Global Fashion Capital?

With a top-performing fashion retail sector, a dynamic mix of global cultures and government support, Dubai is attempting to assert itself as a …

Red Carpet

Karl Lagerfeld, Mr Multitasker

Karl Lagerfeld manages to balance his work for Chanel, Fendi and his own brand, as well as a steady stream of photography and illustration …

Karl Lagerfeld

Spanish Recluse Behind Zara Briefly Becomes World's Richest Man

Amancio Ortega, who transformed clothing group Inditex into Spain's biggest company, overtook Bill Gates on Friday to become the world's richest</b> …

Bill Gates

Inditex: Agile Fashion Force

Tristan Tremschnig Global Communications Strategist, Greenpeace East Asia<p>Op-Ed | People Power Can Clean Up Toxic Fashion<p>In order to reduce fashion’s …

From Fashion Cycle to Fashion Feed

Forget the traditional fashion cycle. Some brands and retailers are striving to deliver a near-constant feed of ‘buy now, wear now’ products.<p><b>LOS</b> …

Do 'Accessible Luxury' Brands Have an Inherently Limited Lifespan?

Affordable luxury brands can be financial juggernauts. But does their accessible pricing and widespread distribution mean they have an inherently …

Michael Kors

Money Well Spent? Why Fashion Companies Spend Big on Lobbying Governments

Each year, fashion companies and organisations spend millions of dollars pushing their agenda by lobbying. Does it work?<p><b>LONDON, United Kingdom</b> — …

Intellectual Property

The China Edit | Closing Malls, Shanghai's Potential, WeChat Mobile Boom

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>"A …

Mobile Commerce

Building Vogue China

In the first part of a Special Briefing on Fashion Media Game Changers, BoF speaks to Angelica Cheung about how she built Vogue China in the shape of …

Luxury Lifestyle

Carine Roitfeld Reborn

In her post-Vogue incarnation, the multi-tasking muse, grandmother, stylist, editor and entrepreneur feels more liberated to be herself.<p><b>NEW YORK,</b> …

Coco Chanel

Alber Elbaz: "I Hope that Lanvin Finds the Business Vision it Needs"

In a personal statement, Alber Elbaz has confirmed he was ousted from his position as the creative director of Lanvin after 14 years.<p><b>PARIS, France</b> — …

Luxury Lifestyle

How can traditional craftsmanship survive in the modern world?

How Kyoto-based Hosoo is diversifying its traditional kimono business into art, fashion and interiors, and serving clients like Louis Vuitton, Dior …

Luxury Market Heading for Weakest Year Since Lehman Crash

The global market for personal luxury goods is heading for its weakest year since 2009 as a combination of stock market turmoil, a strong dollar and …

Stock Markets

The ultimate Harry Potter fans can now buy luxury apartments at Hogwarts -

We hear you can now acquire property at Hogwarts; and no, we’re not kidding. 28 apartments that are up for sale will demand a price range between …

Harry Potter

So what decadence lies inside the $31,000, 2015 Harrods Christmas hamper -

Tis the season to be jolly and we can’t express enough how jolly we’re feeling at this year’s Decadence Hamper from Harrods. As far as luxury gifts …

Sri Lanka

Check out the Worlds's 25 best bars for 2015 -

The art of mixology is flourishing globally, and truth to be told, those who barely have the urge to cross the seven seas are missing out! Some of …

Los Angeles

Infographic - The most expensive buildings in the world -

Budgeting wasn’t on the agenda when constructing the world’s most expensive buildings. It can be hard to comprehend the amount of money spent in …

Infographics

Do You Really Want to Start a Fashion Business?

In Part One of Fashion Business Basics, Imran Amed explains what budding fashion entrepreneurs need to know before they start their own label.<p><b>LONDON,</b> …

Inside Balmain's Digital Revolution

In our latest ‘Inside Fashion’ interview, BoF's Imran Amed sits down with Olivier Rousteing and Emmanuel Diemoz to discuss the rise of Balmain and …

Fashion Shows

The China Edit | Burberry's Asian Sales Drop, Shaway Yeh, Diamond Slump

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><b>"Shaway</b> …

Alibaba Group

How Do You Write a Fashion Business Plan?

In Part Two of BoF’s Fashion Business Basics, Imran Amed explains the importance of a business plan and how to approach writing one.<p><b>LONDON, United</b> …

Small Business

Emily Weiss: Blogger to Social Brand Builder

Emily Weiss speaks to BoF about growing her independent beauty blog into a community-driven digital brand.<p><b>NEW YORK, United States</b> — When Into The …

Estée Lauder

How Do You Finance Your Fashion Business?

In Part Three of Fashion Business Basics, Imran Amed explains the different options available to emerging designers to finance their</b> …

Finance

South Korea, Climbing the Ranks of Asia's 'A League'

What South Korea’s fashion market lacks in scale, it makes up for in influence, thanks to the continuing cool factor of both Korean brands and ‘Brand …

South Korea

The Business Logic Behind Balmain x H&M

What makes H&M’s designer collaborations work? BoF speaks to Olivier Rousteing and the team behind Balmain x H&M.<p><b>NEW YORK, United States —</b> On Tuesday …

Social Media

The Rise of the Chief People Officer

As an increasing number of fashion companies appoint their first chief people officer, BoF asks, is the CPO a key business hire, or a HR rebrand too …

Human Resources

How Do You Create Brand Awareness?

In Part Four of Fashion Business Basics, BoF’s Imran Amed explains how to build brand awareness in the early years of a business.<p><b>LONDON, United</b> …

Public Relations