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The Off-Price War Heats UpFrom stalwarts like T.J. Maxx and Nordstrom Rack to venture-backed newcomers and online luxury resellers, a multitude of discount retailers are all vying for a piece of the growing off-price market, which will thrive amid the lingering global recession.
COS: From ‘High Street Céline’ to StagnationH&M’s upmarket sister brand was once a proof point for the Swedish group’s ambitions to diversify away from its core fast-fashion business. But COS executives have struggled to keep pace with a shifting market while managing a troubled internal culture.
Why Dior's CEO Is Pushing Couture in a PandemicWith a miniature collection, the house of Christian Dior literally scales back its presence at Paris Haute Couture Week. But don’t be fooled: Pietro Beccari speaks exclusively to BoF on how the brand is keeping its foot on the accelerator after a steep jump in sales last year.
Kevyn Aucoin: The Man Who Invented the Modern Makeup ArtistTim Blanks meditates on the man who gave birth to the concept of makeup artist as a media figure, paving the way for the likes of Pat McGrath and Kylie Jenner, and the current wave of movies taking audiences behind fashion’s mirror.