Daily Digest 2 February, 2011 by BoF Team BoF Daily Digest | Engaging millennials, J.Crew settlement crumbles, I.T. to buy Bape, Kane wins BFC/Vogue prize, Bill Cunningham Engaging The Millennial: Augmented Reality And The Wired Generation (Luxist) "Millennials have grown up linked by...

Daily Digest 26 January, 2011 by BoF Team BoF Daily Digest | Prada's China Party, Denim couture, Social networks versus social tribes, Luxottica's record, Giles goes West Prada Prods China's Elite (WSJ) "For Prada, in particular, the Chinese market is critical. The company is expected to...

Cotton prices climbed a record 91% in 2010, and the price of crossbred wool hit a 14-year high in October, up 50% over 15 months... But higher material costs are only part of the story: Increasing demand caused by rising affluence is another." New Experience Economy to Drive China Luxury in...

‘Now my clothes are sold in 40 countries and more than 1,000 boutiques.'" Dipped in gold, China to be world's top luxury market by 2020 (Reuters) "Rising affluence after years of solid wealth creation, and a steady transition from a saving to a spending culture will see China become the...

Tom Ford's Private Spring '11 Show (Grazia Daily) "If there's one man who knows how to tantalize an audience, it's Mr Tom Ford. Because, as a New Year gift, the designer has bestowed upon us super-glossy footage of his highly-secretive, high-security showcase four months after it took...

Fusing Rock ‘N' Roll With Fashion (WSJ) "With two fashion labels—John Varvatos, a classic menswear line that celebrated its 10th anniversary last year; John Varvatos Star USA, an edgier, younger collection and the most profitable of the lot... the 56-year-old designer now has nine stores in...

In High Definition Color (IHT) "Orange, marigold, lagoon blue and purple — the start of the Milan menswear winter season has been drenched with color. High Definition vision is the message from designers who seem determined to look forward... and to put a brighter perspective on autumn...

Daily Digest 7 February, 2011 by BoF Team BoF Daily Digest | Fashion flocks to Tumblr, Arora at Paco Rabanne, Barneys' talks change, Arnault's olive branch, Lunch with Massenet http://www.vimeo.com/17599877 McQ video, posted on Vimeo, shared on Tumblr | Source: McQ Why Fashion's Top Brands...

" Mulberry bags huge profits rise (Evening Standard) "The fashion retailer — which beat Burberry, Pringle of Scotland and Victoria Beckham to win ‘Designer Brand of the Year' at the British Fashion Awards...posted pre-tax profits of £4.7 million for the six months to the end of September,...

" Luxury Brands Hobbled By Poor Management (Jing Daily) "As major luxury brands continue their march into China's second- and third-tier cities in an attempt to tap increasing spending power, many companies are finding their progress in these markets stymied by a management ‘talent...

 

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