The Business of Fashion Podcast

The Business of Fashion Podcast Podcast

The Business of Fashion has gained a global following as an essential daily resource for fashion creatives, executives and entrepreneurs in over 200 countries. It is frequently described as “indispensable,” “required reading” and “an addiction.”

Daniel Roseberry on the Schiaparelli Challenge
The artistic director tells Tim Blanks about reigniting the surrealist maison, and why fashion doesn’t have to be ‘relevant’ right now.   LONDON, United Kingdom — Daniel Roseberry grew up in Texas, far from his current professional home at Elsa Schiaparelli’s Place Vendôme headquarters, but he always knew he wanted to work in fashion. “It was always something that I was interested in that no one else around me knew anything about,” he told BoF Editor-at-Large Tim Blanks in the latest episode of The BoF Podc...

The Future of Digital Commerce | Retail Reborn Episode 3
Doug Stephens speaks with innovators about the technologies and business models driving a new era of online retail — with guests Shopify COO Harley Finkelstein, Christina Fontana, head of Tmall’s fashion and luxury division in Europe, Chen Xiaodong, chief executive of Intime and Neha Singh, founder of Obsess. Subscribe now to never miss an episode. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for po...

Lulu Kennedy on London's Young Creatives
BoF’s Editor-at-Large Tim Blanks speaks with the Fashion East Founder about the future of London’s emerging designers.   LONDON, United Kingdom — For twenty years, London's Fashion East has helped incubate and support emerging designers hoping to establish themselves as the industry’s next big thing. The imperative to nurture emerging talent is even more urgent now, as young designers enter an increasingly uncertain industry. In the latest episode of the BoF Podcast, BoF Editor-at-Large Tim Blanks speaks wi...


Building Smarter, More Sustainable Supply Chains | Retail Reborn Episode 2
In Episode 2 of BoF’s new podcast series, Doug Stephens investigates how supply chains must evolve to meet the novel challenges faced by both the fashion industry and the planet — with guests John Thorbeck, chairman of Chainge Capital, Nina Marenzi, founder of The Sustainable Angle and Dio Kurazawa, co-founder of The Bear Scouts. Subscribe now to never miss an episode. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membershi...

Craig Green Says, ‘Fashion Can Come From Anywhere’
The designer speaks with BoF Editor-at-Large Tim Blanks about his ongoing Moncler collaboration and his dream of designing a wardrobe classic.   LONDON, United Kingdom — Known for his intricate seaming and detailed designs, Craig Green is currently hard at work on his Spring/Summer 2021 collection — which he is aiming to reveal in October. This time, however, it won’t be in a fashion show format. Rather, Green is exploring alternative ways of showcasing his collection that he feels are more appropriate to t...

How Trauma Transforms Consumer Psyche | Retail Reborn Episode 1
In Episode 1 of The Business of Fashion’s new podcast series, presented by Brookfield Properties, Doug Stephens and social psychologist Sheldon Solomon PhD. examine the impact of collective trauma on consumer behaviour, as Covid-19 sees consumers grapple with mortality.  Subscribe now to never miss an episode. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here, se...


Welcome to Retail Reborn from The Business of Fashion | Trailer
In an exclusive new series from The Business of Fashion in partnership with Brookfield Properties, Doug Stephens and BoF investigate the seismic shifts transforming the retail ecosystem. From the post-pandemic consumer psyches to increased risk and growing calls for responsibility, BoF identifies the forces transforming the retail market and what they mean for the global industry. The Retail Reborn Podcast launches on Tuesday 15 September. Subscribe now to never miss an episode. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Dige...

The Fate of the Physical Runway Show
BoF Editor-at-Large Tim Blanks, The Washington Post’s fashion critic Robin Givhan and GQ’s Rachel Tashjian explore the past, present and the future of the event that makes the industry go round — the fashion show.   LONDON, United Kingdom — Do fashion shows still matter? In the latest episode of The BoF Podcast, BoF Editor-at-Large Tim Blanks, The Washington Post’s fashion critic Robin Givhan and GQ Magazine writer Rachel Tashjian join BoF Executive Editor Lauren Sherman in a virtual panel discussion on how...

Cathy Horyn on Why Fashion Media Must Evolve
The industry veteran and renowned Critic-at-Large at New York Magazine and The Cut discusses how the pandemic has shifted the way journalists cover fashion, signalling an editorial transformation.   LONDON, United Kingdom — For fashion critic Cathy Horyn, the pandemic has ushered in yet another transformation of fashion media. Just like the brands and designers who pivoted and adopted new digital tools to reach buyers and consumers amid show cancellations, publications maximised their online presence to gui...


Stella Jean Asks ‘Do Black Lives Matter in Italian Fashion?’
The Italian-Haitian designer and the only Black member of Italy’s Camera della Moda speaks to BoF Editor-in-Chief about racism within the country’s fashion industry. LONDON, United Kingdom —  For designer Stella Jean, enough is enough. “It’s time to turn the page” and demand fashion reform, she said. Last month, alongside Milan-based designer Edward Buchanan, Jean issued letters to Carlo Capasa, president of the Camera della Moda, and to the organisation’s 14 executive members in what Jean described as “an...

Stella Jean Asks ‘Do Black Lives Matter in Italian Fashion?’
The Italian-Haitian designer and the only Black member of Italy’s Camera della Moda speaks to BoF Editor-in-Chief about racism within the country’s fashion industry. LONDON, United Kingdom —  For designer Stella Jean, enough is enough. “It’s time to turn the page” and demand fashion reform, she said. Last month, alongside Milan-based designer Edward Buchanan, Jean issued letters to Carlo Capasa, president of the Camera della Moda, and to the organisation’s 14 executive members in what Jean described as “an...

Rebuilding Lebanon’s Fashion Industry
Elie Saab Jr, chief executive of Elie Saab Group, and Lebanese designers Roni Helou and Amine Jreissati speak about the urgent need for global solidarity in the face of crisis.   BEIRUT, Lebanon — At around 6pm on August 4, 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate stored in the Beirut port caused a devastating explosion that killed 137 people and injured thousands. The blast also destroyed buildings across the city, including the homes and studios of many members of Lebanon’s fashion community. In the la...


Jerry Lorenzo Says, 'I Know What I’m Fighting For'
The Fear of God designer talks American luxury and why feeling like an outsider is a strength.   LONDON, United Kingdom — For Fear of God Founder Jerry Lorenzo, being an outsider is an advantage. “I just feel like I never fit,” he told BoF Editor-at-Large Tim Blanks in the latest episode of The BoF Podcast. “I’ve gotten to a place where I’m ok with that and I don’t need to fit within fashion to be validated… and so I know that I’m outside but I feel like my strength is that I’m outside. My strength is that ...

Lily Cole on Why the Fashion System Needs Reform Now
The model and activist speaks with BoF Founder and Editor-in-Chief Imran Amed about the lessons she learnt while writing her new book Who Cares Wins.   LONDON, United Kingdom — Lily Cole was once on the side of every bus, fronting the industry’s biggest fashion campaigns. But the more time Cole spent in the industry, the more she became aware of widespread problems and structural inequalities that prop up its glamorous facade. She cut back on modelling jobs and instead prioritised working on improving the f...

Tackling Systemic Racism in the Fashion Industry
Harlem Fashion Row’s Brandice Daniel, Black in Fashion Council Co-Founder Sandrine Charles and creative consultant Henrietta Gallina on actionable anti-racism steps brands must take to move the industry forward.   NEW YORK, United States — The anti-racism protests that erupted across the US over the last two months have brought conversations around racism in the fashion industry to the fore. In the latest #BoFLIVE event, BoF’s Lauren Sherman spoke with Harlem Fashion Row Chief Executive Brandice Daniel, San...


Michael Kors on Why He Left Fashion Week
The celebrated American designer has spent four decades creating garments at the industry’s pace — now he’s streamlined his collections to just two per year.   LONDON, United Kingdom — To show or not to show: that is the question on the minds of designers as the calendar inches closer to Fashion Month. Some designers have set their sights on a September show, others are using this pandemic-induced upheaval to take a pause and consider whether or not they should be showing during the traditional Fashion Week...

LOVE Magazine’s Editors on the Fashion Magazine’s New Role in Culture
Ben Cobb and Pierre A. M’Pelé discuss the creative process behind LOVE’s latest two-volume issue and how they responded to the unprecedented events of the last six months.   LONDON, United Kingdom — What is the role of a fashion magazine at this moment in time? For Ben Cobb, editor-in-chief, men’s, of LOVE Magazine, and Pierre A. M’Pelé, the title’s senior editor, community and collaboration is key.Launching August 4, the latest iteration of the biannual magazine is two volumes of hardback books, titled “LO...

Fabien Baron Says, 'The Way We Communicate Is Going to Change'
The celebrated art director Fabien Baron talks to BoF Editor-at-Large Tim Blanks about the future of image-making.   LONDON, United Kingdom —  For famed art director Fabien Baron, the chaos and uncertainty brought on by the pandemic presents an opportunity for the fashion industry to go “back to basics.” “When there’s doubt like this there’s not really an answer… so there’s opportunities to take more risks and be more creative,” Baron told BoF Editor-at-Large Tim Blanks in the latest episode of The BoF Podc...


Imran Amed and Tim Blanks on Where Fashion Goes From Here
This week on Inside Fashion, the BoF tag team discuss the state of an industry in flux, digital pivots and the future of fashion shows.   LONDON, United Kingdom — The outbreak of Covid-19 signalled major disruptions across the global fashion supply chain, from the garment workers left destitute in India and Bangladesh after retailers in the West cancelled orders to businesses temporarily shuttering brick-and-mortar sites in order to curb the spread of the virus. “This pandemic is shaping up to be one of tho...

Stephen Jones Says the Constant Quest for Perfection Often Kills Spontaneity
Celebrated milliner Stephen Jones talks to BoF Editor-at-Large Tim Blanks about how the pandemic has signalled an opportunity to reshape the fashion industry.   LONDON, United Kingdom — For Stephen Jones, a prolific hatter and one of the most lauded milliners in modern memory, “hats and dressing up are a sign of optimism in spite of everything.” In his storied career, which spans four decades, he has created visual masterpieces both under his namesake brand and as the artistic director of hats at Christian ...

Neiman Marcus Chief Executive Sees Stores As Vital for Digital Growth
In an exclusive conversation with BoF’s Imran Amed, Geoffroy van Raemdonck expresses optimism for the retailer’s bankruptcy process and explains why brick-and-mortar remains integral to its core business. LONDON, United Kingdom — When facing both a nation-wide retail shutdown and a Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection filing, Neiman Marcus Group Chief Executive Geoffroy van Raemdonck found solace in one fact: his most loyal customers, even at stores that have yet to re-open to the public, are shopping more than...


Amber Valletta Says, ‘I Don’t Want to Work in an Industry That Is the Same as Before’
The supermodel, actress and environmental activist talks to BoF Editor-at-Large Tim Blanks about why the fashion industry cannot return to ‘business as normal.’   LONDON, United Kingdom — “The uncertainty has forced us to get really present.... We have an amazing opportunity to restart and to begin again,” Amber Valletta told BoF Editor-at-Large Tim Blanks in the latest episode of The BoF Podcast. “It is an incredible opportunity to stop and really figure out where we want to go from here. We can redesign a...

Farfetch’s José Neves Says Profitability Is Still Possible in 2021
LONDON, United Kingdom —For Farfetch Founder and Chief Executive José Neves, the last six months have not only been about protecting his own business from the fallout of Covid-19, but also supporting the hundreds of boutiques around the world — from China, Japan and Korea to the Middle East and Europe — that sell their goods online through the luxury marketplace. “We've been able to support the boutiques and the brands on the platform at crucial time where online is, for many, the main channel and for some...

Roger Federer on Partnering with On Running and Designing his First Shoe, The Roger
The tennis legend and cult running shoe label On are launching a sneaker together. In the latest edition of the BoF Podcast, Federer shares what's next. ZURICH, Switzerland — It’s been 17 years since Roger Federer won his first Wimbledon championship. Now, the 20-time Grand Slam winner is commemorating the date with the launch of his first sneaker for Swiss running label On. Named “The Roger,” Federer’s debut is inspired by a tennis shoe, but it’s designed to be much lighter and intended for everyday wear...


Giles Deacon on Carving Out His Own Fashion Calendar
The designer speaks with BoF's Imran Amed about the importance of creative autonomy in a time of 'product for more product’s sake.'   LONDON, United Kingdom — Designer Giles Deacon’s list of clients is impressive, including Billie Porter, Sarah Jessica Parker and the New York City ballet, while his runway shows were once counted as one of the most exciting events at London Fashion Week. But a few years ago, he decided to leave all that behind, focusing on growing his private client business instead. In the...

Aniyia Williams on Why Self-Examination Is Critical to Dismantling Racism in Fashion
LONDON, United Kingdom — Aniyia Williams is ready for difficult conversations. The opera singer-turned-fashion tech entrepreneur has navigated systemic racism within corporate culture for years. And as companies slowly begin the process of dismantling policies and norms that harm Black people within them, Williams has a few ideas on where they go from here. “The biggest thing that gets in the way is self-interest,” Williams told BoF Editor-in-Chief Imran Amed in the latest edition of the BoF Podcast. “Disc...

Rick Owens on Why Fashion Shows Aren’t Going Away
The American designer talks to BoF Editor-at-Large Tim Blanks about the future of the industry, sustainability and runway shows.To subscribe to the BoF  LONDON, United Kingdom —  “This is science’s moment...so my responsibility was to study as much as I could so when my turn to contribute came I would be ready,” Rick Owens told BoF Editor-at-Large Tim Blanks in the latest episode of the BoF Podcast. “I’m concentrating on absorbing as much information, aesthetic information, that will serve me and nourish me...


Ibrahim Kamara on Photography as a Powerful Force for Change
The renowned stylist and fashion director talks to BoF’s Editor-at-Large Tim Blanks about his time creating under lockdown.   Quarantine hasn’t stopped stylist and art director Ibrahim Kamara from creating. Although he is unable to work on his usual fantastical fashion visuals, the time spent in his London home is nonetheless far from wasted. “I might not be able to achieve my dreams right now, but I can write them and make a note of them,” Kamara told BoF’s Editor-at-Large Tim Blanks in the latest episode ...

June Sarpong Says Fashion’s Gatekeepers Need to Start Thinking Differently About Diversity
June Sarpong shares her advice on how organisations can improve their diversity and inclusive representation, and effectively champion allyship.   Related Articles:Fashion Media Called Out Over Workplace RacismOn Racism, Fashion Must Do More Than Speak UpOp-Ed | Fashion Is Part of the Race Problem   Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simp...

Anna Sui Says, ‘You Can Define an Era By the Clothes’
The American designer speaks to BoF’s Editor-at-Large Tim Blanks about how fashion mirrors politics. LONDON, United Kingdom — The world has changed immeasurably since designer Anna Sui’s last fashion show took place in New York in February. Her next collection is likely to reflect this transformation. “Fashion is a mirror of the times — you can define an era by the clothes,” Sui told BoF Editor-at-Large Tim Blanks. “What people are wearing mimics the politics of the times.”Over the last few months, the worl...


Graydon Carter Says, ‘There Is More Good Journalism Being Produced Now Than There Was 25 Years Ago’
LONDON, United Kingdom —  “Magazines bring the world to you more than newspapers do and more than books do,” Graydon Carter, former editor of Vanity Fairand creator of email newsletter Air Mail, told BoF Editor-in-Chief Imran Amed in the latest episode of the BoF Podcast. “They bring the cultural nuances of what’s going on now to your door. They [tell] you about a world outside of the small town that you’re living in.”Carter’s journalism career spans over four decades, during which he was a staff writer at ...

Activist DeRay Mckesson on the Realities of Social Injustice
The Black Lives Matter activist recently launched 8CantWait, a new campaign aimed at reducing police violence.   Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, questions, or speaker ideas, please e-mail: [email protected] For all sponsorship enquiries, it’s: adv...

Scott Galloway on Breaking Up Big Luxury | Inside Fashion
The bestselling author and business professor offers his insight into the challenging market and M&A landscape that industry players of all sizes have to navigate. Scott Galloway is no stranger to expressing views as provocative as they are incisive. The author, business school professor and serial entrepreneur has a lot to say about the state of the market in the era of Covid-19, but his observations and predictions are also, crucially, grounded in wider social, political and economic arguments — whether t...


Jochen Zeitz on the Power of Fashion to Drive Sustainable Change
The former CEO of Puma has been one of the fashion industry’s leading sustainability advocates. As part of our special edition on building a responsible fashion business, Zeitz talks to BoF CEO Imran Amed about finding opportunities in crisis. The former CEO of Puma has spent his career advocating, and sometimes agitating, for change to more responsible business practices. As he steps into a new role at the head of Harley-Davidson, he offers advice about finding opportunities in crisis. “Iconic brands have ...

Marc Jacobs Says, 'I Still Have Stories to Tell’
As American fashion changes rapidly in real-time, Jacobs shared his thoughts on the state of an industry in flux. Jacobs revisited his last fashion show at the Park Avenue Armory. “I would be very happy if that were my last show,” he said. New York’s role in global fashion is waning, and the future of live fashion shows in the coming months and years remains uncertain. “We don’t know if there will be much of a fashion industry in New York,” said Jacobs. “Will the people that have the skill still be around?”...

Millard Drexler on Why ‘Growth Is the Enemy
The New York-based “merchant prince,” best known for his time at J. Crew and Gap, is now watching the American retail landscape crumble as brands and retailers struggle under store shutdowns and debt restructuring. He did offer some advice, and warnings, on the state of American shopping, and what it might look like after the pandemic. “If you’re not a micromanager, you’re not doing your job well,” said Drexler. With too much assortment, and too much retail space, brands need to determine what’s necessary a...


Special Edition: Alber Elbaz Is a ‘Zoombie’ Now
The designer speaks to BoF Editor-in-Chief Imran Amed about life under lockdown and the future of young designers.   Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, questions, or speaker ideas, please e-mail: [email protected] For all sponsorship enquiries, it’s:...

Special Edition: Jonathan Anderson Says, ‘If It Feels Fake, I Don’t Want It’
The creative director of JW Anderson and Loewe talks to BoF Editor-at-Large Tim Blanks about the need for greater transparency in the fashion industry.   Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, questions, or speaker ideas, please e-mail: [email protected]

Special Edition: Kalpona Akter on Choosing Between Lives and Livelihood
In the latest special edition of the BoF Podcast, Kalpona Akter, founder and executive director of the Bangladesh Centre for Worker Solidarity, joins BoF’s Imran Amed to discuss the impact of Covid-19 on the millions of garment workers left destitute as the world's largest retailers cancel orders.   Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here, select t...


Special Edition: Rafat Ali on the Month the World Stopped Travelling
In the latest special edition of the BoF Podcast, Rafat Ali, founder and CEO of the B2B travel news site Skift, talks to BoF Editor-in-Chief Imran Amed about the tourism standstill following the outbreak of Covid-19 and its impact on travel retail.   Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the c...

Special Edition: Imran Amed on Finding Opportunity in a Crisis
BoF’s Founder and Editor in Chief joins educator and activist Sinéad Burke to discuss how BoF is forging ahead during the Covid-19 crisis in a live event hosted by Istituto Marangoni.     Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, questions, or speaker ideas, please e-ma...

Special Edition: Silvia Venturini Fendi Will Surprise You
In the latest special edition of the BoF Podcast, Fendi Creative Director Silvia Venturini Fendi talks to BoF Editor-at-Large Tim Blanks about everything from the future of smart clothing to the end of the fashion show as we know it.   Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For co...


Luis Venegas on Print Media in an Age of Uncertainty | Inside Fashion
In the latest episode of the BoF Podcast, Madrid-based publisher Luis Venegas talks to BoF Editor-at-Large Tim Blanks about the fate — and resilience — of print magazines.   Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, questions, or speaker ideas, please e-mail: [email protected]

Special Edition: Sam McKnight on Why Fashion Is the ‘Eternal Optimist’
In the latest special edition of the BoF Podcast, celebrated hair stylist Sam McKnight talks to BoF Editor-at-Large Tim Blanks about the future of hairstyling and the fashion industry beyond the coronavirus pandemic.   Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, questions...

Special Edition: Charles Jeffrey on What It’s Like to Be a Rising Designer in the Midst of a Pandemic
In the latest special edition of the BoF Podcast, designer Charles Jeffrey talks to BoF Editor-at-Large Tim Blanks about self-reflection during the coronavirus crisis, and the evolution of his brand, Loverboy.   Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2xNP5Rs, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO a...


Special Edition: Journalist Rana Ayyub on Why Social Distancing Is a Privilege
In the latest special edition of the BoF Podcast, Indian journalist and author Rana Ayyub joins BoF’s Editor-in-Chief Imran Amed to discuss the impact of Covid-19 on the lives thousands of migrant labourers, many of whom work in India's now-shuttered textile industry.   Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here, select the Annual Package and use code...

Special Edition: Riz Ahmed on a Watershed Moment for the Fashion Industry
In the latest special edition of the BoF Podcast, rapper and actor Riz Ahmed speaks with BoF’s Editor-in-Chief Imran Amed about why the world should pause and reset its priorities in light of the Covid-19 outbreak.   Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2xNP5Rs, select the Annual Package and use code PODCAST...

Special Edition: Li Edelkoort Says the Coronavirus Is a Representation of our Conscience
In the latest special edition of the BoF Podcast, the Dutch trend forecaster says that the coronavirus pandemic is bringing to light what is wrong with society, teaching us to slow down and to change our ways. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2xNP5Rs, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at ...


Special Edition: Jefferson Hack on Why The World Must Not Be Complacent
The Dazed Media founder speaks to BoF’s Editor-in-Chief Imran Amed about the role of fashion media companies during a pandemic. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2xNP5Rs, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, questions, or speaker ideas, please e-mail: [email protected]

Special Edition: Vogue Italia Editor-in-Chief on Lessons Learned in Isolation
In our first edition of #BoFLIVE, Emanuele Farneti speaks with BoF’s Robin Mellery-Pratt about running a publication in the coronavirus-spurred lockdown. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2xNP5Rs, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, questions, or speaker ideas,...

Carine Roitfeld’s Remarkable Fashion Career | Inside Fashion
The acclaimed stylist and editor, whose name has become synonymous with French style, talks to Imran Amed about how the industry has changed since her days at French Vogue, working with Karl Lagerfeld, becoming a brand and the importance of staying curious. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit...


Special Edition: Luca Solca on ‘The Worst Year in the History of Modern Luxury’
BoF’s Imran Amed and the Bernstein analyst discuss what the sector should expect as coronavirus threatens sales and supply chains. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2xNP5Rs, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, questions, or speaker ideas, please e-mail: podcast...

Special Edition: Retail Futurist Doug Stephens on How Coronavirus Will Shift Consumer Behaviour
As the pandemic jolts global markets and consumption habits, Imran Amed and Doug Stephens discuss the mindset fashion companies should adopt to stay above water. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2xNP5Rs, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, questions, or speake...

A Fashion Month Unlike Any Other | Inside Fashion
As wildfires swept across Australia and the coronavirus spread across the globe, Imran Amed and Tim Blanks reflect on how the world’s uncertainties have informed the Autumn/Winter 2020 season. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2xNP5Rs, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For...


How Christian Louboutin Turned Red Soles into a Status Symbol | Inside Fashion
Just as he unveils his L'Exhibition[niste] showcase in Paris this week, the luxury footwear designer speaks with BoF’s Editor-in-Chief Imran Amed about transforming his namesake brand from a single-store enterprise into a global success. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2xNP5Rs, select the Annual Package...

Lewis Hamilton on How his Formula 1 Career Led Him to Collaborate with Tommy Hilfiger | Inside Fashion
From race cars to runways, Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton sat down with BoF’s Editor-in-Chief Imran Amed to discuss his collaboration with Tommy Hilfiger, who also makes a special appearance in this week’s episode of the BoF Podcast.   Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2xNP5Rs, select the Annual Packa...

The Rise of The Resale Economy | BoF VOICES
Vestiaire Collective’s Max Bittner and Depop’s Maria Raga discussed the opportunities and growing pains of the burgeoning resale market at VOICES 2019. To watch this talk at VOICES 2019 on our YouTube channel click here. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2xNP5Rs, select the Annual Package and use code POD...


Caroline de Maigret Rips Up Fashion’s Rulebook | Inside Fashion
The author and model speaks with BoF’s Editor-in-Chief Imran Amed about challenging beauty standards, working with Karl Lagerfeld and her new book ‘Older, But Better, But Older.’ Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2xNP5Rs, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, que...

Alok Vaid-Menon on Why Clothes Have No Gender | BoF VOICES
At VOICES 2019, performance artist and designer Alok Vaid-Menon lifted the lid on fashion’s ‘regressive’ gender stereotypes and urged the industry to ‘de-gender’ and redefine the meaning of beauty. To watch Alok's talk at VOICES 2019 on our YouTube channel click here. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2xN...

Mickey Drexler on How to Make Things People Will Buy | Inside Fashion
The New York-based ‘merchant prince’ speaks with BoF’s Lauren Sherman about discount culture and how tapping into the zeitgeist helped turn around brands like Gap and J.Crew. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2xNP5Rs, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, questio...


Women Are at the Forefront of the Sustainable Fashion Revolution | BoF VOICES
At VOICES 2019, renowned fashion journalist and author Dana Thomas lifted the lid on how fast fashion is damaging the environment while championing the female pioneers blazing the trail and effecting real change. To watch Dana's talk at VOICES 2019 on our YouTube channel click here. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: ht...

A-Cold-Wall Plots Next Chapter in Milan | Inside Fashion
Samuel Ross sat down with Tim Blanks to discuss preparing his luxury streetwear brand for its next stage of growth, as he’s sharpening and humanizing his approach. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2xNP5Rs, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, questions, or spea...

Inside Iran’s Underground Fashion Industry | BoF VOICES
Activist Hoda Katebi speaks passionately about fashion’s ‘revolution-washing,’ while Tehran-based design duo Shirin and Shiva Vaqar lift the lid on the restrictive conditions faced by Iran’s emerging brands at VOICES 2019. To watch this talk at VOICES 2019 on our YouTube channel click here. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click ...


Trisha Shetty on Human Rights and Human Wrongs | BoF VOICES
In the face of ongoing gender discrimination and human rights violations around the world, activist Trisha Shetty amplifies the importance of speaking up and demanding change from world leaders at VOICES 2019.  To watch Trisha's talk at VOICES 2019 on our YouTube channel click here. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: ht...

2019’s Pivotal Fashion Moments | Inside Fashion
This week on Inside Fashion, BoF’s Imran Amed and Tim Blanks discuss the key themes and events that defined the global fashion industry in 2019.   Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2xNP5Rs, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, questions, or speaker ideas, please...

Everlane’s Michael Preysman on 'Balancing Time, Customer and Product' | Drive Season 2
Michael Preysman shares his experience of building Everlane from the ground up and putting sustainability and something he calls 'radical transparency' at the centre of his business model and operations.   Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2xNP5Rs, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the ...


Eileen Fisher Reflects On 35 Years of Implementing Sustainable Thinking | Drive Season 2
As a sustainability pioneer long before ‘sustainability’ became an industry buzzword, Eileen Fisher and her eponymous brand have been pushing the boundaries for decades. Here’s what she’s learned. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2xNP5Rs, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout....

Carole Cadwalladr Asks, Is This the End of Democracy? | BoF VOICES
In the face of major data breaches, investigative journalist Carole Cadwalladr brings to light the failure of Western governments to punish Facebook. To watch Carole's talk at VOICES 2019 on our YouTube channel click here. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2xNP5Rs, select the Annual Package and use code P...

Inside The State of Fashion 2020 | Inside Fashion
Listen to BoF's Imran Amed and McKinsey’s Achim Berg discuss the key themes that will define the global fashion industry in the next year.   Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2xNP5Rs, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, questions, or speaker ideas, please e-mai...


Noah Founder Brendon Babenzien on ‘Taking Greed Out of the Equation’ | Drive Season 2
Brendon Babenzien’s streetwear brand Noah focuses on values and collaboration instead of profit margins and competition. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2xNP5Rs, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, questions, or speaker ideas, please e-mail: [email protected]

Sandy Liang Takes Risks | Inside Fashion
The New-York based designer discusses the highs and lows of launching a label straight out of fashion school with BoF's Lauren Sherman.   Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2xNP5Rs, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, questions, or speaker ideas, please e-mail: ...

Ganni’s Nicolaj Reffstrup on Measuring Ecological Impact Effectively | Drive Season 2
Having turned the Danish womenswear brand from a virtual unknown to a global trendsetter, Ganni's founder discusses how his tech background fuelled his approach. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2xNP5Rs, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, questions, or speake...


Theory Founder Andrew Rosen on Fashion’s Past and Future | Inside Fashion
The fashion retail pioneer speaks with BoF Chief Correspondent Lauren Sherman about identifying a gap in US and international markets for contemporary clothing brands and investing in emerging designers. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2xNP5Rs, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the ch...

Reformation's Yael Aflalo On Finding a Sustainable Focus | Drive Season 2
BoF meets Reformation Founder and CEO Yael Aflalo, who created her brand in 2009 around the idea of upcycling, after years of frustration battling with inefficiencies of the fashion wholesale system. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2xNP5Rs, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checko...

Tim Brown on Allbirds' Sustainable Footwear Revolution | Drive Season 2
In episode 1 of the new season of BoF’s podcast series Drive, delivered by DHL, the Allbirds co-founder and co-CEO discusses how his high-risk strategy has created a sustainable brand that is disrupting the established footwear market. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2xNP5Rs, select the Annual Package a...


Welcome to Season 2 of Drive | Drive
In a new season of our entrepreneurship podcast series, we hear from six of fashion’s most dynamic sustainable entrepreneurs — Allbirds’ Tim Brown, Eileen Fisher, Everlane’s Michael Preysman, Reformation's Yael Aflalo, Ganni’s founder and Noah's founder — to hear what it takes to make successful businesses sustainable. The first episode with Allbirds’ Tim Brown launches on October 12, 2019. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limit...

Tim Walker Talks ‘Wonderful Things’ | Inside Fashion
The acclaimed photographer sat down with Tim Blanks to discuss the ‘infinite objects of beauty’ that inspired his new V&A exhibition. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2xNP5Rs, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, questions, or speaker ideas, please e-mail: podc...

Dana Thomas' 'Book of Hope' | Inside Fashion
The acclaimed fashion journalist discusses "Fashionopolis," a seething indictment of the industry's hugely damaging environmental and social impact that concludes with a glimmer of optimism. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2xNP5Rs, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For c...


Doug Stephens on the Most Important Metric in Retail | Inside Fashion
The retail prophet speaks with BoF Chief Correspondent Lauren Sherman about whatbrands should really be focusing on as a measure of brick-and-mortar store success. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2xNP5Rs, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, questions, or spea...

The Aspirational Business of Beauty with John Demsey | Inside Fashion
John Demsey, in conversation with Imran Amed, discusses his career path, working with MAC Cosmetics post-acquisition, and what it takes to build the perfect enduring beauty brand.  Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, q...

Craig Green Talks Creative Evolution | Inside Fashion
Speaking with Tim Blanks, the designer reflects on his journey from a love of 'making things' to becoming a fixture of London's menswear scene. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2xNP5Rs, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, questions, or speaker ideas, please e-...


Inside H&M’s $4B Inventory Challenge | Inside Fashion
Listen to BoF’s Lauren Sherman and Sarah Kent in conversation with John Thorbeck, chairman of Chainge Capital, as they discuss the challenges of inventory facing H&M, its competitors and the wider fashion industry. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2xNP5Rs, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPR...

Tyler Mitchell, From Skateboarding to Photographing Beyoncé | Inside Fashion
Speaking in conversation with Imran Amed, the photographer behind Beyoncé's September 2018 Vogue cover talks identity, social media and how he found his way into fashion photography.   You can watch Tyler's 2017 American Eagle campaign film here. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2xNP5Rs, select the Annua...

Veja Co-Founder Sébastien Kopp Talks Sustainable Business | Inside Fashion
Speaking in conversation with Imran Amed, the man behind the fashion world's buzziest ethical footwear brand discusses the company's journey, from sourcing rubber in Brazil to scaling for global demand. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the che...


Tim Blanks on the Menswear Spring 2020 Season | Inside Fashion
This week on Inside Fashion, BoF’s editor-at-large gives his verdict on the season, discusses his favourite shows and recounts Karl Lagerfeld’s Paris memorial. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, questions, or speaker ...

Makeup Artist Isamaya Ffrench on How to Define Beauty | Inside Fashion
The makeup artist behind Rihanna's thin-eyebrowed British Vogue cover speaks to Tim Blanks about the curation of identity through makeup, and the rapidly changing face of beauty. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, que...

Moncler CEO Remo Ruffini Talks 'Genius' Strategy | Inside Fashion
Speaking in conversation with Imran Amed, the chief executive of Moncler discusses the outerwear brand's game-changing Genius strategy and why the company now feels more like a start-up. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comme...


Designing Cities for Prosperity and Joy | BoF VOICES
Speaking at BoF’s VOICES, architect Vishaan Chakrabarti argued that a well-designed urban environment would result in greater prosperity, sustainability, equity and joy. To watch Vishaan's talk at VOICES 2018 click here.  Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use code PO...

Trend Forecaster Li Edelkoort on Hybridity in Education | Inside Fashion
Speaking in conversation with Imran Amed, the trend forecaster-turned-course designer outlines the need for interdisciplinary studies when teaching generation next, and why the fashion industry needs to return — quite literally — to the roots of textile creation. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH,...

Fashion’s Role in Solving Plastic Pollution | BoF VOICES
By 2030, 70 percent of all fabric fibres will come from plastics. Action needs to happen now to safeguard the future of our planet, says Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff. To watch Rachel's talk at VOICES 2018 click here.  Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO a...


Inside the $50B World of Indian Weddings with Deepika Padukone and Sabyasachi Mukherjee | Inside Fashion
At a recent exclusive BoF Professional event at Soho House Mumbai, Imran Amed sits down with leading Indian bridal designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee and movie star Deepika Padukone to discuss the changing landscape of India as a dynamic emerging market. To watch this talk click here.  Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http...

Designing With Biology | BoF VOICES
Meet the rock star fashion materials of the future: algae, bacteria and fungi. That’s according to Natsai Audrey Chieza, founder of biodesign consultancy Faber Futures, who spoke at BoF VOICES. To watch Natsai's talk at VOICES 2018 click here.  Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual ...

Dior's Kim Jones on the Legacy of Luxury Curation | Inside Fashion
Speaking in conversation with BoF Editor-at-Large Tim Blanks, Dior's menswear artistic director discusses everything from extra-terrestrial life to ancient Egypt and, of course, his philosophy as a designer.  Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on the first year of an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use co...


Understanding India’s Ascent | BoF VOICES
India’s young population, thriving tech sector and spiritual roots add up to a promising future, said the Sun Group vice chairman Shiv Khemka, speaking at BoF’s VOICES. To watch Shiv's talk at VOICES 2018 click here.  Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use code PODCAS...

Macy's Executive Rachel Shechtman on Redefining Retail | Inside Fashion
Speaking in conversation with Imran Amed, the founder of Story and brand experience officer at Macy's discusses her innate love of retail and the challenges of creating "a living magazine." Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on the first year of an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at th...

Understanding Gen-Z | BoF VOICES
The fluidity and self-starting philosophy of Generation Z is seen as troubling by many in fashion and media. But Molly Logan and her panel of accomplished Gen-Z creatives discuss what it really means for brands to work with Generation Next. To watch this talk at VOICES 2018 click here.  Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here...


Why LA Is a Hub of Converging Industries | Inside Fashion
From art fairs to meditation apps, BoF West's panel of entrepreneurs discuss the value of interdisciplinary approaches and why Los Angeles is an ideal place to facilitate this. To watch Bettina Korek (Frieze LA), Rich Pierson (Headspace) and Damian Bradfield (WeTransfer) in conversation with Rohan Silva (Second Home) at BoF West 2019 click here. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on the first year ...

Building Disruptive Direct-to-Consumer Brands | Inside Fashion
Speaking at BoF West, the entrepreneurs behind Allbirds, Hims and Hers and Good American outline the keys to their brands’ success. To watch this talk from BoF West 2019 click here.  Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on the first year of an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the check...

Benedict Evans on How Tech Will Change the World | BoF VOICES
Speaking at BoF’s VOICES, the Silicon Valley venture capitalist sketched out a vision for how software and the internet would transform the world’s economy, giving rise to new business opportunities. To watch Benedict's talk at VOICES 2018 click here.  Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on the first year of an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2...


Serena Williams on Being a Modern Entrepreneur | Inside Fashion
Speaking in conversation with Imran Amed at BoF West, the tennis champion unpacks how she balances life as an athlete with entrepreneurship and motherhood. To watch Serena's and Imran's conversation at BoF West 2019 click here.  Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on the first year of an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annua...

Behind Highsnobiety's First E-Commerce Partnership With Prada | Inside Fashion
The streetwear publications plans to launch its own private label within the year, and projects that its online shop will encompass up to 50 percent of overall business within five years. Founder David Fischer talks about the new project on the latest BoF Podcast. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on the first year of an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: htt...

Blockchain Explained | BoF VOICES
Speaking at BoF VOICES, venture capitalist Ken Seiff and digital currency entrepreneur Peter Smith broke down the blockchain with a crash course on what it is and what it can do. To watch Blockchain Explained at VOICES 2018 click here.  Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package ...


Activist Kalpona Akter on Improving the Lives of Bangladeshi Garment Workers | BoF VOICES
Speaking at BoF VOICES, the founder of the Bangladesh Centre for Worker Solidarity outlines her campaign to establish fairer, safer working conditions across the garment industry. To watch Kalpona's talk at VOICES 2018 click here.  Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and u...

Fetchr Co-Founder Joy Ajlouny on Being a Woman in Tech | BoF VOICES
In a deeply personal presentation at BoF VOICES, the entrepreneur behind two successful Silicon Valley ventures shares her lessons from the "double bind" of navigating her industry as a woman. To watch Joy's talk at VOICES 2018 click here.   Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Pac...

StockX Co-Founder on Luxury as the Next Stock Market of Things | BoF VOICES
The co-founder of the online sneaker marketplace explains why luxury is the perfect new frontier for expansion beyond footwear and streetwear. To watch Josh's talk at VOICES 2018 click here.   Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For...


LVMH's Andrew Wu on How to Connect With the Chinese Consumer | Inside Fashion
BoF’s Imran Amed sits down with LVMH Greater China group president Andrew Wu at the BoF China Summit to demystify the multi-faceted Chinese consumer. To watch Andrew's conversation with Imran at our annual China Summit click here.   Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and ...

DeRay Mckesson on Dismantling the Legacy of Racism in America | BoF VOICES
Speaking at BoF VOICES, the activist and author unpacks his 'five big ideas' on how to redefine and dismantle the realities of social injustice. To watch DeRay's talk at VOICES 2018 click here.   Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. ...

Inside Moda Operandi's Data-driven China Expansion Plans | Inside Fashion
Imran Amed sits down with co-founder and chief brand officer Lauren Santo Domingo and chief executive Ganesh Srivats to discuss their plans to enter the Chinese market and capitalise on the 'crystal ball' of data. To watch the video of the conversation click here. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH...


Michèle Lamy on a Life in Extreme Style | BoF VOICES
Michèle Lamy defies categorisation and convention in all facets of her life, not least of all on stage at VOICES. She joined BoF’s Tim Blanks to discuss her open, nomadic approach to life, which has yielded some of the most fascinating creative collaborations in fashion in recent decades. To watch Michèle's conversation with Tim Blanks at VOICES 2018 click here.  Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount ...

Supermodel Adut Akech on the Legacy of Being a Refugee | BoF VOICES
From living in a Kenyan refugee camp to travelling the globe as an international top model, the industry’s name to watch reveals her journey. To watch Adut's conversation with Tim Blanks at VOICES 2018 click here.  Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPR...

McKinsey's Kevin Sneader on How to Win in China | BoF VOICES
The fashion industry must internalise the idea that there's no single Chinese market, as McKinsey & Co. global managing partner Kevin Sneader explains. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, questions, or speaker ideas, p...


Stephen Jones and Tim Blanks on the Craft of Millinery | Inside Fashion
In this week's episode of Inside Fashion, BoF's editor-at-large Tim Blanks sits down with Stephen Jones, the prolific hatter who has played a defining role in millinery for decades. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, ...

John Ridding and David Pemsel on Reinventing Old Media for a New Media World | BoF VOICES
The news media business is in crisis, but the chief executives of the Financial Times and Guardian say their models prove people value quality journalism in a world of fake news and political polarisation. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the ...

Matthew Williams on His Journey to Founding Alyx | Inside Fashion
This week, Matthew Williams talks to Imran Amed about working with creative talent in music, art and fashion before launching his luxury streetwear brand Alyx. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, questions, or speaker ...


Songkick Co-Founder Ian Hogarth on the Emerging Geopolitics of AI | BoF VOICES
Angel investor and co-founder of Songkick Ian Hogarth explores how the race to develop the most sophisticated artificial intelligence will define geopolitics in the coming decades. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, q...

Tim Blanks on the Autumn 2019 Season | Inside Fashion
BoF's editor-at-large sits down with Imran Amed to discuss the commercial potential of bourgeois style, Fendi and Chanel's emotional farewell to Karl Lagerfeld, and the cultural impact of fashion's reflection on social issues. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use co...

Futurist Lucie Greene on Big Tech Versus the State | BoF VOICES
The futurist author and columnist unpacks tech giants' powerful influence over day-to-day life and public policy, making a case for deeper consideration of the ideology that underpins this culture of innovation and disruption. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use co...


Stadium Goods' John McPheters on the Streetwear Resale Opportunity | Inside Fashion
In his first one-to-one interview since the acquisition by Farfetch, the Stadium Goods co-founder talks to Imran Amed about his unconventional way into fashion, how he nearly ended up in the diamond industry, and defying the ‘streetwear bubble.’ Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual...

Francesca Bellettini on Forging Saint Laurent's Future | BoF VOICES
The CEO of Saint Laurent sits down with Imran Amed to discuss the importance of authenticity, balancing legacy with growth — and taking 500 employees to Morocco. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, questions, or speake...

Stephanie Phair on Nurturing Fashion’s Future Female Leaders | Inside Fashion
In conversation with BoF’s Imran Amed, in front of 150 fashion professionals from the BoF Careers community, Farfetch’s chief strategy officer and chair of the British Fashion Council Stephanie Phair shared her insight on how fashion can better support gender diversity within the workplace. As the global #MeToo movement has spotlighted sexual misconduct within creative industries, this issue has gained increasing momentum, sparking industry-wide conversation on the continuing gender imbalance in the fashion...


Tim Blanks and Imran Amed on the Life and Work of Karl Lagerfeld | Inside Fashion
In a special episode of The BoF Podcast, Tim Blanks and Imran Amed sit down to discuss their memories and reflections on the passing of the fashion icon who died in Paris on Tuesday. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments,...

Joshua Graham Lynn on the 'Vast Ring of Influence' in American Politics | BoF VOICES
The co-founder of non-profit organisation RepresentUs is fighting corruption at the state level in hopes that it will change the landscape that allowed President Trump’s election. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, qu...

Sadhguru on Wellbeing and the Sustainability of Indian Textiles | Inside Fashion
Imran Amed sits down with Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, accomplished yogi and founder of the Isha foundation, whose latest social movement is pushing for the use of sustainable and natural textiles in the fashion industry. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use code PODCAST...


Christopher Wylie and Arti Zeighami on Harnessing AI for Sustainability | BoF VOICES
The Cambridge Analytica whistleblower discusses the way H&M can use artificial intelligence to curb waste production and reveals his new role with the fast-fashion giant. Wiley is joining H&M as its director of research. He will work closely with Arti Zeighami, the retailer’s head of AI and advanced analytics, exploring how AI can help fashion better tackle its sustainability crisis. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time...

Gwyneth Paltrow on Her Goop Journey | Inside Fashion
This week on BoF’s Inside Fashion podcast, Gwyneth Paltrow talks to Imran Amed about Goop’s rise from an email newsletter to a wellness empire worth $250 million. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, questions, or speak...

Bethann Hardison, K. Jean-Raymond, LaQuan Smith and P. Robinson on Fashion in America | BoF VOICES
At BoF’s VOICES, the creatives spoke about the barriers that black designers face and how a new generation is finding success outside the fashion system. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, questions, or speaker ideas,...


Sonam Kapoor and Karla Bookman on Dismantling India's Patriarchy | BoF VOICES
Women in India are pushing back against social norms that limit their opportunities, though it can be an uphill battle. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, questions, or speaker ideas, please e-mail: [email protected]

Maria Grazia Chiuri on Her Female Perspective at Dior | Inside Fashion
Ahead of the opening of the UK’s largest retrospective on Christian Dior, Chiuri talks about the importance of couture and her perspective as the first female creative director of the house. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For c...

Tim Blanks on the January Menswear and Couture Shows | Inside Fashion
This week on Inside Fashion, BoF’s editor-at-large discusses menswear’s shift to tailoring and the new relevance of couture. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, questions, or speaker ideas, please e-mail: [email protected]


Stella McCartney Warns Everything Is at Stake | BoF VOICES
The designer has always made sustainability practices her business priority. Now, with a new UN charter for climate action, she is hoping other fashion companies will follow in her footsteps. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For ...

Clement Kwan and Mr Sherbinski Go Inside the Cannabis Economy | BoF VOICES
As cannabis becomes legal in more places, the founders of two of the category’s fastest-growing CBD-based luxury lifestyle brands discuss everything from their origin stories to their predictions for the future of the cannabis economy. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package a...

Alber Elbaz on the Industry That Creates Dreams | BoF VOICES
Renowned fashion journalist Suzy Menkes once called superstar designer Alber Elbaz a "master of improvisation." That instinctual, passionate disposition was on full display onstage at VOICES, as Elbaz waxed on lyrically about what he’s learned since his abrupt firing from Lanvin in 2015.  Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click he...


Huda Kattan on the Power of Being Yourself | BoF VOICES
The founder of Huda Beauty says she wasn't able to build her cosmetics empire until she accepted her 'weirdness.' Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, questions, or speaker ideas, please e-mail: [email protected]

Jasmine Hemsley on How Ayurveda Became the New Wellness | BoF VOICES
The chef, author and wellness expert said wellness is coming full circle with a focus on the ancient Indian health system. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, questions, or speaker ideas, please e-mail: [email protected]

Kate Gilmore on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70 | BoF VOICES
The deputy high commissioner for human rights at the UN Human Rights Office reflects on the nature of human dignity and discrimination in turbulent times defined by financial inequality and misinformation. Gilmore left the VOICES audience with a call to trail-blaze in a different sense of the word: to speak up, to shine forth. “In times of such uncertainty… the question is: Who are you?” she said. “We’ve got to blaze more brightly.” Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Read...


Christopher Wylie on Fashion Models and Cyber Warfare | BoF VOICES
The Cambridge Analytica whistleblower opened by revealing that the controversial firm weaponised fashion trends to target potential Trump supporters. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For comments, questions, or speaker ideas, ple...

Casey Gerald on Winning the Culture Wars | BoF VOICES
From growing up “on the wrong side of the river” in Dallas, to studying at Ivy League schools and taking on the trials and tribulations of both Wall Street and entrepreneurship, Casey Gerald has lived an extraordinary life at the ripe age of thirty-two. Now, he has documented it all in his new memoir, “There Will Be No Miracles Here," which informed the emotional and inspiring talk he gave to conclude VOICES 2018, with a deeply personal glimpse into his thoughts on identity, courage and spirituality. Sign u...

Inside the State of Fashion 2019 | Inside Fashion
This week on Inside Fashion, Imran Amed and Achim Berg address the overall outlook for growth in the fashion market and 20 companies dominating value-creation in fashion. To download the exclusive State of Fashion 2019 Report click here: http://bit.ly/Stateoffashion2019 To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first yea...


Ermenegildo Zegna Talks Bold Investments | Inside Fashion
Ermenegildo Zegna sits down with Imran Amed at the BoF China Summit to discuss the forward-looking, “millennial mindset” approach that underpins Zegna Group’s market strategy. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual package...

Inside Ghizlan Guenez's Mission For Modest Dressing | Inside Fashion
Over the past few years, more and more women are opting for clothing that’s a little longer and slightly looser. It’s part of a shift towards modest dressing that goes beyond religious dictates and stretches from the Middle East to Los Angeles. “There’s a whole spectrum of modesty that goes from a woman who covers her entire body and face, so you don’t see anything, to someone who is more moderate in the way that she dresses,” explained Ghizlan Guenez, founder and chief executive of The Modist, an e-commerc...

Marco Bizzarri on China’s Role in Gucci’s $10 Billion Plan | Inside Fashion
Marco Bizzarri sits down with Imran Amed at the BoF China Summit to uncover how much of Gucci's success hinges on the Chinese consumer and how he plans to leverage the market to achieve his lofty revenue target. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.l...


Drive Episode 7: Rent the Runway’s Jennifer Hyman on Realising Radical Ideas | Drive
In episode seven of BoF’s podcast series Drive, delivered by DHL, Rent the Runway co-founder Jennifer Hyman tells BoF how she executed her radical idea and attracted 10 million members to her platform. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH,...

Katharine Hamnett on Protest, Slogan Tees and Cancelling Brexit | Inside Fashion
This week on the Inside Fashion podcast, the British designer and original fashion activist discusses why the UK fashion industry needs a second referendum on Brexit. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual package and then...

Drive Episode 6: Tom Chapman on Growing MatchesFashion | Drive
In episode six of BoF’s podcast series Drive, delivered by DHL, co-founder Tom Chapman reveals how he and his wife grew a single store into a global e-commerce business valued at over $1 billion. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, selec...


Inside Derek Blasberg’s Plans for YouTube | Inside Fashion
This week on Inside Fashion, the editor discusses his long career in fashion and the moves he’s making in his new role as head of fashion partnerships at YouTube. In this episode, Derek recounts his early days at Vogue US, where he wrote the captions for the cover shoot of the February 2005 issue, starring Melania Trump. To view the cover image click here: https://bit.ly/2NPh6xF To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our ...

Drive Episode 5: Warby Parker Founders on Forging Their Own Path | Drive
In this episode, BoF's chief correspondent in New York, Lauren Sherman, speaks to Neil Blumenthal and  Dave Gilboa, the co-founders of the disruptive eyewear company Warby Parker, which closed a $75 million Series E funding round in March 2018, valuing the company at $1.75 billion. Market sources report the business now generates north of $250 million in sales annually. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast l...

Tim Blanks on the Spring 2019 Season | Inside Fashion
This week on Inside Fashion, BoF’s editor-at-large discusses Hedi Slimane’s Celine debut, his favourite shows of the season and fashion week in the #MeToo movement. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual package and then e...


Drive Episode 4: The Making of AMI with Alexandre Mattiussi | Drive
In episode four of Drive, delivered by DHL, Alexandre Mattiussi explains why his lauded French contemporary label, which now has 300 stockists and four flagship stores across the globe, was founded on the failures of his past as much as his successes. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual memb...

Inside Liya Kebede's Social Mission | Inside Fashion
This week on Inside Fashion, the Ethiopian supermodel gives a tour of her 20-year modelling career and discusses the opportunities for fashion in Africa. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual package and then enter the in...

Drive Episode 3: Bobby Kim on Building Commerce with Community | Drive
In episode three of BoF’s new podcast series Drive, delivered by DHL, the man who spearheaded the community-commerce model in 2003 with his early streetwear sensation, The Hundreds, discusses why not focusing on money was key to his success and why the essence of branding is saying “no”. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% ...


Inside Zac Posen's Comeback | Inside Fashion
This week on Inside fashion, the American designer discusses the ups and downs of his long career in the industry and takes us inside the documentary that chronicles his downfall and remarkable comeback. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRB...

Drive Episode 2: Diane von Furstenberg on Building a Business in a Man’s World | Drive
In Episode 2 of BoF’s new podcast series Drive, delivered by DHL, the entrepreneur shares the highs and the lows of her forty-five-year career, and how she used factory scraps to create the first iconic wrap dress while pregnant, delivered by DHL. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membersh...

Inside Lucinda Chambers' Next Move | Inside Fashion
On this week's episode of on Inside Fashion, Lucinda Chambers discusses her 36-year career at British Vogue, the #MeToo movement and what it means to be a stylist today. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual package and t...


Drive Episode 1: José Neves on Building Farfetch | Drive
Welcome to Episode 1 of Drive, BoF’s new podcast series featuring fashion’s most dynamic entrepreneurs discussing the special kind of resilience it takes to build a global fashion business, delivered by DHL. In episode 1, Imran Amed sits down with Farfetch founder, José Neves, who shares his inspiring entrepreneurial journey — through the ups and downs of building a team, raising funding and staying afloat — of creating a truly disruptive fashion phenomenon. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click t...

Welcome to Drive | Drive
Welcome to Drive: BoF’s New Podcast Series on Global Entrepreneurship.  If you’re interested in building your own business, simply thinking about starting one or fascinated by fashion and entrepreneurship, BoF’s new podcast series Drive, delivered by DHL, gives you insider access to the entrepreneurs who have already done it, each in their own way. Too often, entrepreneurial success stories are reported as a stroke of genius, followed by overnight success. But this couldn’t be further from the truth. As you...

Turning Influence Into a Multi-Million Dollar Business | Inside Fashion
This week on Inside Fashion, Kim Kardashian and Kris Jenner speak about working together as a family and turning influence into a multi-million dollar business. On the 30th July, The Business of Fashion launches their new series, Drive. If you’re interested in building your own business, simply thinking about starting one, or fascinated by fashion and entrepreneurship, BoF’s new podcast series gives you insider access to the entrepreneurs shaping the fashion industry. Click here to subscribe to never miss a...


Inside the Future of the Red Carpet | Inside Fashion
This week on Inside Fashion, Elizabeth Saltzman, Karla Welch and Jason Bolden discuss the future of the red carpet in a post-#MeToo era with The Hollywood Reporter’s Carol McColgin and media consultant Janice Min. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit...

Inside Stitch Fix, Everlane and Beautycon’s California-Based Businesses | Inside Fashion
Three of the most followed founders and entrepreneurs in fashion and beauty — Stitch Fix’s Katrina Lake, Everlane’s Michael Preysman and Beautycon’s Moj Mahdara — discuss their California-based businesses. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoR...

Inside the Retail Hurricane with Doug Stephens | Inside Fashion
“It’s like standing in the middle of a hurricane and trying to grab things that fly by you, and hoping you’ve grabbed the right thing that can save your life,” says Doug Stephens. “That’s the way retailers feel.” The renowned retail industry futurist, advisor and author talks to Imran Amed about how brands can make sense of all the change that’s happening in the fast-evolving retail landscape.  To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we a...


Inside the Streetwear Takeover at Paris Fashion Week Men's | Inside Fashion
After a menswear season that reached its crescendo with the debuts of Virgil Abloh at Louis Vuitton and Kim Jones at Dior Homme, BoF editor-at-large Tim Blanks discusses his take on the shows and what they mean for the future of men’s fashion. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership c...

Inside the Business of Wellness | Inside Fashion
In the latest episode of Inside Fashion, Jason and Colleen Wachob explore the cutting edge trends in health and wellbeing, the link with fashion, and share tips on bringing wellness into the workplace. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH,...

Inside the Alexander McQueen Documentary | Inside Fashion
In the latest episode of Inside Fashion, the co-directors of the new Alexander McQueen documentary discuss Lee’s inner circle, their approach to filmmaking, and tackling the controversies with BoF's editor-at-large Tim Blanks. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link her...


The Myths and Realities of Nutrition 'Diets Don't Work' (Dr Khosro Ezaz-Nikpay) | BoF VOICES
On stage at #BoFVOICES, entrepreneur and consultant Dr Khosro Ezaz-Nikpay offered a radically simple solution to society's nutritional woes: fibre.  To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual package and then enter the invitat...

Inside the Digital Revolution with LVMH's Ian Rogers | Inside Fashion
LVMH's chief digital officer discusses the birth of the digital music business, LVMH's digital strategy and France's potential as a hotbed for entrepreneurial tech talent. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual package and...

Why Age Is Irrelevant (Strauss Zelnick) | BoF VOICES
Fitness guru and media entrepreneur Strauss Zelnick debunks aging myths on stage at #BoFVOICES. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual package and then enter the invitation code PODCASTPRO at checkout.  To contact The Busi...


Inside Chip Bergh’s Levi’s Turnaround | Inside Fashion
“The Levi’s brand is clearly back,” Chip Bergh, chief executive of Levi Strauss & Co., tells Imran Amed. “We are having a moment, and it is a moment that I believe we can sustain for a number of years.” But standing up for social issues is also important as a leader, particularly since “governments have backed away from their responsibilities to their people and to humanity [and] that void needs to be filled by somebody,” is Bergh’s stance on immigration. Listen to Chip Bergh talk to Imran Amed about the Am...

Algorithms And Unicorns (Rachel Blumenthal, Neil Blumenthal and Lauren Sherman) | BoF VOICES
Married entrepreneurs Neil Blumenthal of Warby Parker and Rachel Blumenthal of Rockets of Awesome talk leveraging data and building consumer relationships on stage at #BoFVOICES 2017. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual...

Inside the Magic and Math of Digital Marketing | Inside Fashion
Having started his career aged 19 as an intern at Paper, Drew Elliott has established himself as an authority on creating content that connects with global audiences as co-owner and chief creative officer of Paper Communications. The magazine’s #BreakTheInternet Jean-Paul Goude cover of Kim Kardashian, which Elliott created and commissioned, drove 16 million people to the Paper website in just two days and made up 1 percent of all Google traffic in the United States. In his Digital Marketing course for BoF,...


Modest Fashion (Carine Roitfeld, Halima Aden and Tim Blanks) | BoF VOICES
IMG model Halima Aden and Carine Roitfeld, editor-in-chief of CR Fashion Book, discussed modest dressing as a cultural and political issue at #BoFVOICES 2017. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual package and then enter t...

Inside Sinéad Burke's Inclusive Fashion Movement | Inside Fashion
In the latest episode of Inside Fashion, Sinéad Burke talks to Imran Amed about what she’s going to do with her newfound influence and gives advice to designers and chief executives on how to make fashion more inclusive. For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF membership. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual packing and then enter the invitation code PODCAST2018 at...

Inside Kim Kardashian West's Burgeoning Beauty Empire | Inside Fashion
"I've started two of my businesses just using social media," says Kim Kardashain West. "My career came about at a time when social media was just starting.… I took advantage of it and I figured out how to use it to my benefit." The celebrity-turned-entrepreneur has built beauty and fragrance businesses that, according to market reports, sell an estimated 350,000 units per product launch and could result in an estimated turnover of more than $100 million in revenue in the first year. Not bad for reality TV s...


How Fashion Brands Can Think Like a Startup (Patrick Finnegan) | BoF VOICES
Teenage venture capitalist and entrepreneur Patrick Finnegan shares his secrets to running a successful startup on stage at #BoFVOICES. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual package and then enter the invitation code PODC...

Welcome to the Era of Biofabrication (Andras Forgacs) | BoF VOICES
Biofabrication is set to shake up the $100-billion business of leather goods, explained Andras Forgacs of Modern Meadow on stage at #BoFVOICES 2017. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual package and then enter the invitat...

The Science of Feel (Dr Tom Waller) | BoF VOICES
Lululemon’s Dr Tom Waller explains why the way clothing feels matters as much as the way it looks on stage at #BoFVOICES. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual package and then enter the invitation code PODCASTPRO at chec...


What Can Fashion Learn from the Sharing Economy? (Joe Gebbia) | BoF VOICES
Speaking at #BoFVOICES, Joe Gebbia explained his duct tape philosophy on innovation and how the sharing economy can power philanthropy for the 21st century. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual package and then enter the...

Inside Scott Sternberg's Direct-to-Consumer Comeback | Inside Fashion
In the latest episode of Inside Fashion, the entrepreneur talks to Imran Amed about his evolution at label Band of Outsiders, the reasoning behind building a direct-to-consumer business from scratch, and the importance of physical retail in a mobile-first world. Read BoF's exclusive interview and watch the video here. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF P...

Is Fashion Missing the Ageing Consumer Opportunity? (Sarah Thomas) | BoF VOICES
Fashion should design with, not just for, older consumers, argued Sarah Thomas onstage at #BoFVOICES 2017. The fashion industry often seems obsessed with youth. But what about those who are young at heart? For the first time ever, the world’s population is entering a period when there will be more adults over the age of 65 than children under the age of five. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an...


How Can the Jewellery Industry Engage with Sustainable Development Goals? | Inside Fashion
BoF hosted a panel discussion In partnership with Chopard on how the jewellery industry can engage with the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals — with Cherie Blair, the UN’s Lena Wendelen and Phillipe Fornier, general secretary of the Swiss Better Gold Association.  To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year ...

Building Community Around Experience (Melanie Whelan and Derek Blasberg) | BoF VOICES
On the #BoFVOICES stage, chief executive Melanie Whelan told CNN’s Derek Blasberg that people are the key to maintaining the cult-like indoor cycling company’s special culture as it grows. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the a...

Inside Gucci's Explosive Growth Strategy | Inside Fashion
This week on Inside Fashion, Gucci chief Marco Bizzarri discusses his career path to Gucci’s helm, how he jumpstarted the company’s stellar success, and his approach to building a fashion business in today’s fraught, hyper-connected world. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click...


Building the Champion's Mindset (Akin Akman and Imran Amed) | BoF VOICES
On stage at #BoFVOICES 2017, Akin Akman, the former tennis player-turned-fitness influencer — whose wildly popular Soul Cycle classes sell out in minutes — says the key to getting to the next level is adaptability. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bi...

Inside The Future of Fashion Image Making with Nick Knight | Inside Fashion
In this latest episode of Inside Fashion, the photographer talks to Imran Amed about the evolutionary changes modernising the industry, as well as the threats the field of fashion photography is facing, including the decline of traditional print media and the recent reports of sexual abuse and physical bullying that have plagued the creative sectors. As he prepares for the inaugural ShowStudio Fashion Film Awards later this year, listen to Knight talk about the power of technology and the future of the fash...

Tapping the Potential of Conversational Commerce (Emily Weiss and Alexandra Shulman) | BoF VOICES
The consumer is already powerful, and the beauty industry's mission is realising and unlocking that power, Glossier's Emily Weiss told Alexandra Shulman on stage at #BoFVOICES. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual packag...


Inside Anna Dello Russo's Big Reset | Inside Fashion
“We have to reset,” Anna Dello Russo tells Imran Amed in this week’s Inside Fashion podcast. “My present now needs oxygen … I need time to reset.” As she takes a step back from street style stardom, the Vogue Japan editor-at-large talks to Imran Amed about her rise to fashion fame, Franca Sozzani and why now is the right time to reset. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount ...

The Fur Debate (PJ Smith) | BoF VOICES
Is fur unethical and inhumane or sustainable and good for business? PJ Smith, senior manager of fashion policy at the Humane Society of the United States, took the stage at #BoFVOICES 2017 to explain how the fashion industry is undergoing a great transformation when it comes to the use of fur.  To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To g...

Inside the Power of Meditation: How it can Reduce Stress and Boost Creativity? | Inside Fashion
This week on Inside Fashion, Imran Amed sits down with Bob Roth, one of the worlds leading meditation teachers, to discuss the phenomenon known as the “epidemic of stress” and the powerful wellbeing benefits of transcendental meditation. To watch Bob Roth's talk at VOICES 2016 click here. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25%...


Why Girls Should Code (Karlie Kloss and Imran Amed) | BoF VOICES
The model and founder of Kode With Klossy tells BoF’s Imran Amed at #BoFVOICES how she discovered programming and its powerful implications for young women. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual package and then enter the...

Inside the Business of Red Carpet Dressing in the Age of #MeToo with Elizabeth Saltzman | Inside Fashion
In the latest episode of "Inside Fashion," Imran Amed sits down with celebrity stylist and Vanity Fair contributing editor Elizabeth Saltzman, who works with high-profile names — including Gwyneth Paltrow, Saoirse Ronan and Uma Thurman — on their red carpet and editorial dressing. In this conversation, fresh off the heels of the BAFTAs in London, Saltzman shares highlights from her 30 years in the industry and discusses the impact of the #MeToo movement, which has transformed this year's awards season into ...

Inside The Hearst Media Empire with David Carey | Inside Fashion
On this episode of “Inside Fashion”, Imran Amed sits down with David Carey, president of Hearst Magazines, one of the world’s largest publishers of monthly titles including Elle, Marie Claire, Harper’s Bazaar and almost 300 more. Speaking about the future of the print magazine industry in the digital media landscape, Carey explains Hearst’s unique acquisition and investment strategies, how magazine businesses can adapt to diminishing advertising revenue and how the industry has changed over the course of hi...


Fashion and Philanthropy (Natalia Vodianova and Tim Blanks) | BoF VOICES
Inspired by the rise of 'clicktivism,' the model launched Elbi, a charitable-giving app designed to democratise philanthropy. On stage at #BoFVOICES 2017, she questioned how technology can better serve local charities around the world.  To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click th...

The Future of Retail (Doug Stephens) | BoF VOICES
In a world where traditional retail is dying, stores must embrace communal experiences, explained retail futurist Doug Stephens on stage at #BoFVOICES.  To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual package and then enter the inv...

Lessons from a Serial Entrepreneur (Marcia Kilgore and Lauren Sherman) | BoF VOICES
Marcia Kilgore, creator of Bliss, FitFlop, Soap & Glory and Beauty Pie, shares her fearless approach to business on stage at #BoFVOICES 2017. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual package and then enter the invitation cod...


Imran Amed and Musa Tariq | Inside Fashion
On this episode of "Inside Fashion", Imran Amed sits down with Musa Tariq to discuss changes in technology, his love of authenticity and the challenges facing fashion today. Tariq is one of a highly select group of individuals appointed to the C-Suite under the age of 35. Following early leadership roles at JWT and Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising, Tariq served as global head of digital marketing and the first-ever director of social media at Burberry. It was during Tariq’s tenure that the 150-year-old British...

Niche is the New Mass (Moj Mahdara) | BoF VOICES
Beautycon chief executive Moj Mahdara took to the #BoFVOICES 2017 stage to share results of her extensive survey of Pivotals, the super-generation age 13 to 34. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual package and then enter...

Imran Amed and Tim Blanks | Inside Fashion
Introducing BoF's new podcast series, 'Inside Fashion'. This series will feature original, weekly conversations with members of the BoF community, looking at the news and events from the week inside fashion. In this first episode, Imran Amed will be joined by none other than BoF's inimitable editor-at-large, Tim Blanks, to talk about what has been a very busy week in fashion news. Not only as Tim comes back from the men’s and couture shows, but there has also been a lot of breaking news this week, including...


The Power of Circularity (Dame Ellen MacArthur) | BoF VOICES
On stage at #BoFVOICES 2017 Dame Ellen MacArthur challenges the fashion industry, where less than 1 percent of garments are recycled, to work together to implement a circular economy. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual...

Citizen of the World (Dries Van Noten and Tim Blanks) | BoF VOICES
Belgian designer Dries Van Noten joined BoF editor-at-large Tim Blanks on the #BoFVOICES 2017 stage to discuss the challenges of being a 'citizen of the world' amid rising critique of cultural appropriation. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2K...

Are the Technology Giants Too Powerful? (Jonathan Taplin and Rohan Silva) | BoF VOICES
The destructive monopolisation of the internet by Google, Facebook and Amazon is undermining cultural production, argued Jonathan Taplin on the #BoFVOICES 2017 stage in a debate with Rohan Silva, co-founder of Second Home.  To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: ...


The Gender Revolution (Dr Shazhan Amed, Hanne Gaby Odelie, Phillip Picardi and Laith Ashley) | BoF VOICES
What is gender identity? What is gender expression? Dr Shazhan Amed, model Hanne Gaby Odelie, Teen Vogue’s Phillip Picardi and activist Laith Ashley shared their personal and professional experiences with gender on the #BoFVOICES 2017 stage. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership cli...

The State of the Global Economy (John Ferguson, John Detrexhe and Rohan Silva) | BoF VOICES
For the first time in years, all of the world’s major economies are growing again and yet geopolitical risk has never been higher. What to make of the apparent contradiction? #BoFVOICES 2017 To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the...

The Models Charter (James Scully and Antoine Arnault) | BoF VOICES
One year after James Scully issued a plea to end the ‘cruel and sadistic’ abuse of fashion models, LVMH’s Antoine Arnault joined the casting director to discuss the enforcement of a landmark charter to protect models. #BoFVOICES 2017 To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the l...


Colette and the Future of Retail (Sarah Andelman and Rachel Shechtman) | BoF VOICES
On the BoFVOICES 2017 stage, Colette's Sarah Andelman announced her next move following the closure of the beloved Parisian concept store: a new consulting company called Just An Idea. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annua...

Designing for Disability (Sinéad Burke) | BoF VOICES
It’s Time for Adaptive Fashion. Disabled people have long been ignored by the fashion industry, but it’s high time for reform, argued Sinéad Burke on the #BoFVOICES 2017 stage. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual packag...

The Business of Culture (Dapper Dan, Tim Blanks and Leila Fataar) | BoF VOICES
Dapper Dan and Leila Fataar joined BoF editor-at-large Tim Blanks on the #BoFVOICES 2017 stage to discuss the power dynamics of appropriation and the legendary designer's historic partnership with Gucci. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRB...


The Global Refugee Crisis (Chin Chin Yap and Amed Khan) | BoF VOICES
Taking the stage at #BoFVOICES 2017, private investor-turned-philanthropist Amed Khan and film producer Chin-Chin Yap discussed the shocking scale of the refugee crisis. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual package and t...

Tim Blanks with Christopher Kane | Creative Minds
In 2016, BoF's editor at large Tim Blanks speaks with leading British designer Christopher Kane to find out how the mind of Kane ticks. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual package and then enter the invitation code PODC...

The Importance of Meditation (Bob Roth) | BoF VOICES
Bob Roth, executive director of the David Lynch Foundation speaks at #BoFVOICES 2017 explaining the importance of meditation. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual package and then enter the invitation code PODCASTPRO at ...


Creativity in the Digital Age (John Galliano and Tim Blanks) | BoF VOICES
Master Haute Couturier John Galliano joined BoF editor-at-large Tim Blanks on the #BoFVOICES 2016 stage, to discuss 'Creativity in the Digital Age.' To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual package and then enter the invitat...

Race, Inequality and Privilege: Why is it a Problem Worth Solving? (DeRay Mckesson and June Sarpong) | BoF VOICES
DeRay Mckesson, an American civil rights activist and a leading voice in the Black Lives Matter movement, and British television personality June Sarpong took to the #BoFVOICES 2016 stage to discuss the matter of racial injustice in the wider world. "It's not enough to just put more black models on magazine covers", says McKesson. "Diversity is also good for fashion firms' bottom lines", adds Sarpong. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time on...

What Fashion Can Learn from Music (Ian Rogers and Will.i.am) | BoF VOICES
Will.i.am and LVMH chief digital officer Ian Rogers took the stage at #BoFVOICES 2016 to discuss how technology is transforming fashion and what the luxury business can learn from music’s digital disruption. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2K...


Building the Stores of the Future (Imran Amed, Sandrine Deveaux Richard Found and Stuart Miller) | BoF VOICES
Consider the mobile opportunity, but don't employ technology for technology's sake... A panel of retail space experts gathered on stage at #BoFVOICES in December 2016 to share their predictions on what stores of the future might look like. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click...

Feeling Good is the New Looking Good (Amber Valletta and Tim Blanks) | BoF VOICES
The New Role Model: Feeling Good is the New Looking Good - "My drug and alcohol use and abuse was not because of the fashion industry," said Amber Valletta, in a candid conversation last December at #BoFVOICES 2016 with BoF editor-at-large Tim Blanks. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual memb...

Why Health and Wellness is the Fashion Industry's Biggest New Competitor (Jason Wachob, Amanda Chantal Bacon, Dr. Nigma Talib and Neil Grimmer) | BoF VOICES
“Feeling good is the new looking good.” That was the mantra in the air at #BoFVOICES 2016, as entrepreneurs from the fields of health and wellness — including Jason Wachob, Amanda Chantal Bacon, Dr. Nigma Talib and Neil Grimmer. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link h...


The Basics, Part 4: How Do You Create Brand Awareness? | BoF Education
In the final instalment of The Business of Fashion's series, 'The Basics', Imran Amed explains how to build brand awareness in the early years of a business. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual package and then enter th...

Terrorism and Trump: Is this the New Normal? (Maajid Nawaz) | BoF VOICES
Reformed jihadist, Maajid Naaz, focused on the rise of terrorism, populism and a post-Trump, post-Brexit world — by detailing his own harrowing journey. #BoFVOICES 2016 To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual package and th...

Inside Tommy Hilfiger’s American Dream | Inside Fashion
Imran Amed sits down with Tommy Hilfiger to discuss how the American fashion designer built his global empire.  To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual package and then enter the invitation code PODCASTPRO at checkout.  To ...


The Basics, Part 3: How Do You Finance Your Fashion Business? | BoF Education
In part three of four of The Business of Fashion's series, 'The Basics',, Imran Amed explains the different options available to emerging designers to finance their businesses. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual packag...

How to Reach the Elusive Chinese Millennial? (Angelica Cheung) | BoF VOICES
Editor-in-Chief of Vogue China, Angelica Cheung sits down with Imran Amed at #BoFVOICES 2016 to discuss how to reach the elusive Chinese millennial. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual package and then enter the invitat...

The Basics, Part 2: How Do You Write a Fashion Business Plan? | BoF Education
In part two of four of The Business of Fashion's series, 'The Basics', Imran Amed explains, the importance of a business plan and how to approach writing one. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual package and then enter t...


Diversity and Inclusivity: Fashion’s Missed Opportunity (Joan Smalls, Hari Nef, Tim Blanks and Ivan Bart) | BoF VOICES
At #BoFVOICES 2016 Tim Blanks chaired a discussion on diversity and inclusion between president of IMG Models Ivan Bart, mixed-race model Joan Smalls and transgender American actress and model Hari Nef. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH...

The Basics, Part 1: Do You Really Want to Start a Fashion Business? | BoF Education
In part one of four of The Business of Fashion's series, 'The Basics', Imran Amed explains what budding fashion entrepreneurs need to know before they start their own label. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual package a...

Fashion Business Building in a World of Change (Marco Bizzarri, Gucci and Jose Neves, Farfetch) | BoF VOICES
Gucci's CEO, Marco Bizzarri and FarFetch's CEO, Jose Neves sit down with Imran Amed at #BoFVOICES 2016 to discuss how to build a fashion business in a world of change. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual package and the...


What Fashion can Learn from Music and Silicon Valley (Ian Rogers) | BoF VOICES
Taking the stage at #BoFVOICES 2016, LVMH chief digital officer Ian Rogers discusses how the internet has changed the dissemination of culture and what fashion can learn from music's digital disruption.     To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2Ko...

Inside Yohji Yamamoto's Fashion Philosophy | Inside Fashion
In a rare interview, Yohji Yamamoto speaks to BoF's Imran Amed about the fashion philosophy that underpins his revolutionary career. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual package and then enter the invitation code PODCAST...

How Fashion Became About Power, And Lost Its Ability To Dream (James Scully) | BoF VOICES
Casting Director, James Scully, makes a brave, bold and emotional plea for reform within the modelling industry at The Business of Fashion's #BoFVOICES event held in December 2016. To sign up to the Daily Digest newsletter click the link here: http://bit.ly/BoFnews  For a limited time only we are offering our podcast listeners an exclusive 25% discount on an annual BoF Professional Member. To get 25% off your first year of an annual membership click the link here: http://bit.ly/2KoRRBH, select the annual pa...


Welcome to The Business of Fashion Podcast
This podcast will explore conversations that happen on The Business of Fashion, and the explore the impact that has— This podcast will explore conversations that happen on the Business of Fashion and explore the impact that fashion has on the wider world. In these episodes, you’ll hear stories from some of the most important fashion designers, get an introduction on how to start a fashion business, and hear talks from our annual gathering VOICES. As well, we’ll have unscripted, in-depth conversations with s...