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...

" How Chanel Sells Itself in China (WSJ Scene Asia) "For prospective Chinese customers who missed seeing French actress Audrey Tautou in the 2009 film ‘Coco Before Chanel,' the foundations of the House of Chanel may be as ambiguous as the brand name is in Mandarin — Xiang Nai Er, which means...

Cleverly marketing the marketing of fashion in consumer culture, or, an industry talking to itself?" Burberry bid talk continues despite price label (FT) "Could the company, best known for its red, black, tan and white check, be as desirable to a corporate acquirer as its aviator jacket was...

" China Split Between Conspicuous And Sophisticated Shoppers (Jing Daily) "Currently, China's luxury consumption remains in the ‘conspicuous consumption' or ‘competition in consumption' stage. Of course, there are some consumers who are highly educated and erudite, some rich second- and...

Daily Digest 6 January, 2011 by BoF Team BoF Daily Digest | Scents that sold in 2010, Menswear's back, Tumblr at NYFW, Ones to watch at Pitti, Sarah Burton's way Smells like 2010 (NY Times) "It's long been known that December sales of fragrances can make or break the entire year. Indeed, a...

" China's Li & Fung buys Italian fashion house Cerruti (Reuters) "Li & Fung group's Trinity has bought Cerruti for 53 million euros ($70 million) from the U.S. fund which salvaged the Italian fashion house best-known for its woollen men's suits and 1881 perfume." V&A to present Japanese...

" 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...

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...

com's Tim Blanks—and last week, the designer opened his first Paris boutique, in the centuries-old Galerie de la Madeleine." Diane Von Furstenberg and China: A Perfect Fit? (NY Times) "Today, there are roughly three dozen DVF boutiques worldwide, and she's extending her reach into China,...

 

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