Living with a fellow of rather refined tastes means I get a lot of ‘why don’t you blog about this?’ emails. So I decided to ask D do write a guest post. After much scrolling through Mr Porter et al, he has picked his favourite menswear buys below, along with a line or two of commentary. Enjoy!
A few weeks ago when make-up marvel Kay Montano launched her blog, we came up with a fun idea of doing a blog post swap. So I have written a post for her about my ‘beauty icons’ and most used products and she has returned the favour with this post on her favourite Bruce Weber shoots she has worked on (she has been doing make-up for him on and off since she was 17), plus the hero products she uses to achieve Weber’s signature natural, outdoorsy look. (more…)
Q&A: Farfetch.com’s Jose Neves on his business beginnings, etail in emerging markets and multi-channel thinking
News just in: Farfetch.com, the curated marketplace for independent boutiques has raised $18 million of further funding to help growth in Brazil, Asia and America. Launched in 2008 by Jose Neves (originally a shoe designer and also the brains behind B Store and Swear), Farfetch works like an upscale high street where boutiques can spread their reach to customers in 100 countries. Jose agreed to answer some of my questions on his business beginnings, the challenges of etail in emerging markets and his multi-channel strategy… (more…)