Fashion's biggest firms failing to meet green targets
Fashion giants are making slow progress in meeting promises to improve their environmental and social impact, according to a damning sustainability report released Monday. The inaugural Sustainability Index by the Business of Fashion magazine, the first to offer direct comparisons between the industry's top firms, found they were often falling...
23 Mar 2021
Video: Lebanese fashion players on rebuilding the local industry
Business of Fashion's Founder and CEO sits down for a virtual conversation with Lebonese fashion players to discuss the recent deadly explosion's effect on the local fashion scene. Imran Amed is joined by Elie Saab Jr, CEO and board member at Elie Saab Group, along with Lebanese designers Roni Helou and Amine Jreissati. The four discuss how...
24 Aug 2020
Business of Fashion dismisses compromised editorial integrity speculation
The Business of Fashion (BoF), a digital news outlet reporting on the global fashion industry, has been called out for favouring articles and news stories towards its shareholders. The London-based company, which last year post a loss of 5.6 million pounds on sales of 12 million pounds, counts LVMH and Farfetch as extensions of its investors,...
30 Jun 2020
Fashion SMEs awarded 1.2 million pounds to support sustainable growth
Ten of the UK fashion industry’s innovative and sustainable small to medium enterprises, including Ananas Anam, the company that has created an innovative natural textile made from pineapple leaf fibre, and accessories brand Elvis and Kresse, have been awarded more than 1.2 million pounds by the Business of Fashion, Textiles and Technology...
18 May 2020
Lessons learned in isolation from Vogue Italia Editor-in-Chief
Vogue's Italia Editor-In-Chief weighs in on questions that he, and the rest of the fashion world, are asking themselves while in isolation. Questions like: “Do we still need fashion? Do we still need to buy more clothes? Does it still make sense to fly 1,000 people to international fashion shows when they clearly can be done digitally?" Emanuele...
8 Apr 2020
Podcast: Inside Iran’s Underground Fashion Industry, BoF Voices
The activist Hoda Katebi speaks passionately about the 'revolution' of fashion, while the Tehran design duo Shirin and Shiva Vaqar on the VOICES 2019 defy the restrictive conditions for emerging brands in Iran.
15 Jan 2020
BoF and McKinsey predict 2020 to be a bleak year in fashion
Business of Fashion teamed with McKinsey & Company for its fourth annual State of Fashion Report, which determined pessimistic predictions. The fashion industry can expect a year of uncertainty and concern across all geographies and value segments for 2020, save for only a few bright spots. The McKinsey Global Fashion Index forecasts that...
22 Nov 2019
Video: The Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action
Stella McCartney has spent her professional career spearheading environmental issues and making sustainability practices a business priority. Now, with a new fashion industry charter for climate action, she is hoping other fashion companies, big and small, will follow in her footsteps. Source: Business of Fashion, YouTube.
7 Dec 2018
Video: Fashion Models and Cyber Warfare | Christopher Wylie
Source: Business of Fashion, YouTube.
30 Nov 2018
Video: The State of Fashion in 2019
The Business of Fashion x McKinsey Source: Business of Fashion, YouTube.
30 Nov 2018
McKinsey: this is what the fashion industry can expect in 2019
2019 will be a bumpy ride for most fashion players, according to management consultancy firm McKinsey & Company and online publication Business of Fashion in their new joint reportThe State of Fashion 2019, on which they lay out the main trends and developments to be expected in the year ahead. “The ones who will succeed will have to come to...
29 Nov 2018
Parsons MFA Rejects Business of Fashion’s School Rankings
The value of education has never been more under the microscope with fashion education booming, tuition sky-high, and more fashion programs and fashion graduates entering the marketplace than ever before yet no corresponding marked increase in jobs. The spike in interest among young people towards a fashion career, known as the “Project Runway...
22 Nov 2017