Marco Bizzarri sits down with Imran Amed at the BoF China Summit to uncover how much of Gucci’s success hinges on the Chinese consumer and how he plans to leverage the market to achieve his lofty revenue target.
A host of startups are competing to help digital fashion brands looking for a real-world home by taking care of the hard parts, from leasing to store analytics.
The new school aims to address shifts in the retail landscape and consumer behaviour, from digital disruption and the rise of e-commerce to the coming of age of the millennial generation.
As Mickey Mouse turns 90, he and the rest of his cartoon crew are enjoying a moment as fashion icons. Disney gave BoF a look behind the scenes at how it gets its iconic characters on everything from Gucci sweatshirts to H&M X Moschino T-shirts.
Designers, creative leaders, and entrepreneurs celebrated the vitality of their community in Los Angeles.
Despite avoiding advertising, influencers and discount deals, British direct-to-consumer eyewear brand Cubitts has opened seven stores in five years and is in it for the long haul.
The apparel-rent service has become a significant driver of sales for some of the world’s most popular fashion labels. Now, a new revenue-sharing model has large-scale players, including Levi’s and J.Crew, jumping on board.
The denim giant, cruising toward its highest sales in a decade, is opening its biggest store yet, packed with customisation options and heritage products that have fuelled the jeans brand’s resurgence.
Fashion must confront the content opportunity presented by the digital age; new visual platforms should be embraced not scorned, argues Sølve Sundsbø.
They have swag, sex appeal and their infectious music videos secure billions of views. No wonder brands as diverse as Chanel, Guess and Dolce & Gabbana are waking up to the influence of these Latin music megastars.