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The Business of Fashion Podcast

Jul 30, 2021

Marni’s creative director reflects on the changes that must endure post-pandemic and the importance of emotion.

 

In retrospect, Francesco Risso’s January 2020 menswear show for Marni seems prophetic. The collection took inspiration from Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Masque of the Red Death,” which tells a story...


Jul 23, 2021

Ssense’s Krishna Nikhil and 2PM’s Web Smith talk strategies for making physical retail exciting at The BoF Professional Summit: What’s a Store For?

 

The role of physical retail has changed drastically over the past few years — particularly amid the pandemic — as customers turned to digital channels and brands...


Jul 16, 2021

BoF’s Tim Blanks speaks with one half of the renowned duo Mert and Marcus about finding new creative avenues.

 

Renowned fashion photographer Mert Alas — one half of the renowned duo Mert and Marcus — has spent the last four years immersed in the world of gin. While pandemic pivots to new creative ventures have...


Jul 9, 2021

Andrew Keith, managing director of Selfridges, discusses the future of the British department store at The BoF Professional Summit: What’s a Store For?

The purpose of the store has shifted dramatically in the past few years. But while other department stores struggle to keep up with these changes, Selfridges has...


Jul 2, 2021

When the Covid-19 crisis struck, Karen Walker — known for her offbeat designs that have been worn by the likes of Meghan Markle and Michelle Obama, and carried by retailers such as Barneys and Harvey Nichols — found that she was propelled to shift the way she thought about her business, her mission as a designer and...