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Anna Wintour on the Met Ball, the Future of Magazines and Her Own Future — Part 2

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In part two of our exclusive interview with Anna Wintour, Imran Amed sits down with the American Vogue editor-in-chief during a calm before the Met Gala storm to discuss the famed event, the next generation of magazine editors and her … Continue reading

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Giles Deacon on the Inspiration and Couture Craft Behind Pippa Middleton’s Wedding Dress

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The high-profile commission follows Deacon’s shift from ready-to-wear to couture 18 months ago. Here, he tells Tim Blanks about the joy in making ‘extraordinary, original, different things.’ LONDON, United Kingdom — So the cat was, in fact, out of the bag before … Continue reading

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Anna Wintour on Politics and the Fashion Business in Trump’s America — Part 1

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There is no one in the fashion world quite as powerful — or as polarising — as Anna Wintour, the American Vogue editor- in-chief. This year, she is tasked with steering the magazine through its 125th anniversary amidst a political, … Continue reading

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Raf Simons on Life in New York, Designing Under Trump, and the New Generation of Designers Who Look Up To Him (Exclusive)

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Raf Simons has settled in to New York. He’s relocated his life, his business, his partner, and his dog—a tall, intimidating beauceron named Luca. That’s who greets me with a few stern barks when I enter Simons’ office in midtown. … Continue reading

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LVMH CEO: I’M MORE CONCERNED ABOUT MARC JACOBS THAN TRUMP

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While Arnault’s ensuing discussion of LVMH earnings centered more on the future of the luxury conglomerate’s U.S. sales (Louis Vuitton, Dior and Fendi are just a few of the luxury houses under Arnault’s purview), the assertion could shed light on … Continue reading

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This Black Friday, Americans broke retail records—without leaving their sofas

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The US’s Thanksgiving holiday is traditionally a time for friends and family to come together. But Americans can take togetherness a little too far on Black Friday, the chaotic day after Thanksgiving when millions of shoppers, groggy from tryptophan and … Continue reading

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Are ‘See Now, Buy Now’ Shows Driving Sales?

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LONDON, United Kingdom — The fashion industry’s “see now, buy now” experiment is underway. Over the last few weeks, brands including Tom Ford, Burberry, Tommy Hilfiger and Ralph Lauren staged their first shoppable runway shows, enabling customers to buy their … Continue reading

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Maria Grazia Chiuri’s Departure from Valentino and Joining Dior

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On July 7, Vogue brook the news of Maria Grazia Chiuri leaving Valention to be the head designer of Dior. “After 25 years of creative partnership and of professional satisfactions, we gave ourselves the opportunity of continuing our artistic paths in … Continue reading

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Vogue’s It Bag Hall of Fame: A History of the Most Coveted Accessories

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Before you cast your vote on this year’s candidates, get to know the generation that came before them with our guide to the history of the It Bag. Both the concept of “having it all” and the objects that convey … Continue reading

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Floriane de Saint Pierre on Creative Leadership

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The idea of a creative director becoming a CEO entered the fashion zeitgeist when Christopher Bailey was appointed CEO of Burberry. Today, BoF brings you an in-depth conversation with Floriane de Saint Pierre on creative leadership by trend consultancy K-Hole, … Continue reading

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