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The Debrief
The Debrief
The Business of Fashion

Welcome to The Debrief, a new weekly podcast from The Business of Fashion, where we go beyond the glossy veneer and unpack... more

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Goodbye from Lauren Sherman

Hello Lauren Sherman here, we are interrupting our regularly scheduled programming today to share some news. After ten years of writing... more

25 Jan 2023 · 1 minute
Why Getting Dressed Up Is Here to Stay in 2023

Occasionwear’s late-pandemic comeback may have felt like a reactionary fluke, but retailers and designers are betting it’s more than a... more

18 Jan 2023 · 21 minutes
How Harry Styles Built a Nail Polish Empire

Priya Rao, executive editor, Business of Beauty, joins Lauren Sherman to unpack how the singer’s lifestyle label has managed to... more

11 Jan 2023 · 17 minutes
Why Designer Shoes Are So Expensive

A new BoF Insights report tracks the evolution of the fast-growing high-end footwear market — and why luxury shoppers are... more

04 Jan 2023 · 27 minutes
What Happened With Fashion and NFTs?

Background: For fashion, one of the most alluring prospects for NFTs is how they could help brands collect royalties — forever... more

28 Dec 2022 · 16 minutes
Fashion CEOs Explain Why This Downturn Is Different

Much has changed about the world since the last recession — meaning, fashion’s reaction will shift this time around, explains... more

21 Dec 2022 · 21 minutes
Is ‘Vegan Leather’ Better?

A number of products made from leather alternatives have begun to hit store shelves. BoF’s chief sustainability correspondent Sarah Kent... more

14 Dec 2022 · 14 minutes
How The Frankie Shop Became Instagram’s Favourite Fashion Brand

In the past decade, the independent label has grown from downtown storefront to indie force with $40 million in net... more

07 Dec 2022 · 18 minutes
Luxury’s Battle With Counterfeiters

BoF retail correspondent Cathaleen Chen details the consumer shifts that have made it easier — and more popular than ever... more

30 Nov 2022 · 23 minutes
Why So Many Direct-to-Consumer Brands Are for Sale Right Now

As the economy weakens and funding dries up, digital brands may face pressure to sell from investors. To do so,... more

23 Nov 2022 · 14 minutes
The Debrief
Goodbye from Lauren Sherman
The Debrief