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Bof VOICES Imran Amed

Business of Fashion VOICES 2017

The BoF VOICES conference convenes for the second year running at Soho Farmhouse in Oxfordshire, touching on a broad range of subjects from global geopolitics to the circular economy and the future of retail.

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Women with small dog

Best in show: Nick Knight’s fashion film revolution

When image-maker Nick Knight founded SHOWstudio in 2000 to pioneer fashion film, live broadcasting and moving image, YouTube didn’t exist.

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BoF Business of Fashion Voices

BoF founder Imran Amed is a voice at the vanguard of fashion

Ten years ago, Imran Amed founded The Business of Fashion which is now a fast growing media company and a pre-eminent voice in the publishing landscape.

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Voices on stage

Evolving the Business of Fashion: From blog to big time with Imran Amed

Amed’s humble website has grown to encompass a multichannel platform that services millions of monthly readers.

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BoF VOICES

BoF Voices 2018 - inside the annual gathering for big thinkers

The rise of big tech, the power of collaboration, a multifaceted understanding of the world and social activism were among the top topics at VOICES, BoF’s annual gathering for big thinkers - supported by QICGRE.

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Colette BoF VOICES

A tale of two concept stores – Colette and STORY in conversation

Founders Sarah Andelman and Rachel Shechtman sat down to discuss ephemeral shopping experiences and the importance of a collaborative approach at BoF VOICES.

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Farfetch Store of the Future

Farfetch presents the Store of the Future

Farfetch unveils a beta version of its the Store of the Future, an ‘operating system’ for physical retail.

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Rafael de Cardenas

Architect and designer Rafael de Cárdenas has all the right angles

Rafael de Cárdenas is a master of colour and geometry – covering the walls of Delfina Delettrez’s London boutique with incandescent, ultra-green malachite, and revealing hand-painted frescoes of birds at the Ford Models' New York penthouse.

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Semaine Josephine de la Baume

Semaine is the weekly e-commerce platform that allows you to shop the life of high-profile tastemakers

After working together at Mario Testino's, Michelle Lu and Georgina Harding launched Semaine, an innovative e-commerce platform with weekly product edits and inspirations curated by high-profile tastemakers.

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Forefront conference Sydney

Supported by QICGRE - Forefront anticipates future cultures

Taking place in Sydney in July, Forefront is a new type of conference that brings together dynamic minds from diverse fields in pursuit of new ways of thinking and revivified attitudes.

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Margaret Zhang

Margaret Zhang speaks at Forefront about storytelling through culture

In the lead up to the Sydney conference, the Australian creative influencer and photographer talks about bringing a new energy to branded communication from both sides of the lens.

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Doug Stephens

Retail Prophet Doug Stephens speaks at BoF VOICES

The renowned futurist explores retail's coming revolution, and the “end of the beginning of e-commerce.”

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QICGRE Pacific Werribee Shopping Centre

Australia | Hoppers Crossing, VIC

Pacific Werribee —

Relaxed & family-friendly

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OMA MPavilion Naomi Milgrom

Naomi Milgrom is the woman behind MPavilion, Australia's leading architecture commission

This year's offering was designed by Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten's architectural practice OMA and includes an extensive programme of almost 350 international speakers, artists and events.

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Eastland Town Square entrance

Australia | Ringwood, VIC

Eastland —

A new mecca for experience

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Canberra Centre facade

Australia | Canberra City, ACT

Canberra Centre —

The retail heart of Australia’s Capital

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United States | Arlington, VA

Ballston Quarter —

The ultimate live-work-play destination

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Short  Pump Town Centre

United States | Richmond, VA

Short Pump Town Center —

Long on upscale style

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South Bay Galleria

United States | Redondo Beach, CA

South Bay Galleria —

An established retail icon in South Bay

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QICGRE Pacific Epping Shopping Centre

Australia | Epping, VIC

Pacific Epping —

A Community Hub

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Hinkler Central

Australia | Bundaberg, QLD

Hinkler Central —

Centrally located convenience

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Grand Central shopping centre at night

Australia | Toowoomba, QLD

Grand Central —

The heart of Toowoomba

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Woodgrove entrance

Australia | Melton, VIC

Woodgrove —

A community meeting place

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Alex Eagle Robbie Lawrence

Alex Eagle sets up shop like she's moving in

Her lovingly decorated, disarmingly inviting spaces are strewn with beautiful things from fine art to curated books, vintage furniture and cult clothing brands – that visiting feels like stepping into her home.

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neil Blumenthal warby parker

Warby Parker's Neil Blumenthal has a vision for the future

Founded in 2008, Warby Parker sells eyewear by bridging tech, fashion and social enterprise while reinventing business and retail models along the way. Here, co-founder Neil Blumenthal shares their vision.

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Vishan Chakrabati BoF VOICES

At BoF 2018, Vishaan Chakrabarti outlines his thoughts on the future of cities in his presentation - Designing Cities for Prosperity and Joy.

The architect argued that a well-designed urban environment would result in greater prosperity, sustainability, equity and joy.

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Benedict Evans Bof VOICES

At BoF 2018, Andreessen Horowitz' partner Benedict Evans asks How Will Tech Change the World in the Next 10 Years?

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.

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Ian Rogers Magic Leap BoF2018

At BoF 2018, AR company Magic Leap answers the question Is Spatial Computing the Next Major Tech Platform?

Magic Leap’s Rachna Bhasin and Rebecca Barkin sat down with LVMH's chief digital officer Ian Rogers to give attendees a glimpse inside one of the world’s most secretive start-ups.

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P Johnson tailors Sydney

Patrick Johnson reimagines made-to-measure menswear

The Sydney-based tailor brings a touch of Australian flair to the wardrobes of modern men as his global expansion continues.

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Buly 1803 Ramdane Touhami

Ramdane Touhami is the nomadic polymath trailing history to modernise retail

Branding maverick, product designer, creative director, serial entrepreneur, retail geek and self-professed gypsy, Touhami trails history to modernise retail as evident in his two last ventures - Cire Trudon and Buly 1803.

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Saskia Havekes Grandiflora

Saskia Havekes is The Flower Whisperer

From its home in Potts Point, Sydney, Grandiflora has grown from a distinguished local florist into a globally recognised brand.

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Forefront summit

Supported by QICGRE - the Forefront summit that took place in Sydney in July broke ground in anticipating future cultures

With an impressive thought-leading lineup, the Sydney-based summit kicked off sparking conversations about culture and community building in an increasingly branded world.

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Old city building at night

Sensory saviours: 12.29’s olfactory excellence

Before it was even completed, Zaha Hadid’s 1000 Museum, a 66-storey condominium in Downtown Miami, had its own scent.

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Noosa Civic entrance

Australia | Noosaville, QLD

Noosa Civic —

The first choice for locals

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Craig & Karl

Craig & Karl are creating bold and humorous work on a monumental scale

With clients including Kanye, Vogue, Colette and QICGRE, Australian visual design duo Craig & Karl's bright and graphic style appeals across the board. They have lent their colourful touch to the new hoardings at 80 Collins in Melbourne.

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Partners —

Our collaborators bring a wealth of expertise across a diverse range of sectors. Meet the people who we partner with to inspire and innovate.

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Sculpture next to a vase of flowers

Arts House: House of Voltaire pops up in Melbourne

2015 saw the arrival of House of Voltaire in Melbourne, making it the first Australian iteration of the Studio Voltaire pop-up boutique.

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Lara Bohinc table Lapicida

Lara Bohinc balances silk and steel

Fascinated by intersecting geometries and proportions, the London-based designed has turned her hand to leather accessories, jewellery and lately a furniture collaboration with stone specialists Lapicida.

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Modern Meadow is pioneering 3D printed leather without the environmental impact

The revolutionary biofabricators are breaking new ground with 3D printed leather-like materials, and their work has enormous environmental implications for the future.

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Eastland entrance

Connecting people and places: The changing face of retail

The business of connecting people with places will be at the heart of the success of the retail sector in the coming years.

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Away makes first class luggage at a coach price for the millennial generation

A former Warby Parker executive, two years ago Jen Rubio joined forces with her former colleague Steph Korey to launch luggage label Away. Their aim? To shake up another staid industry. Their medium? The “perfect carry-on”.

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Dried flower art installation

Bringing the outside in with Rebecca Law

Rebecca Law creates immersive and engaging sensory experiences collaborating with world-renowned brands and institutions such as Hermès, Cartier and London’s Royal Opera House.

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Chef Peter Gunn

Food in flux: The flavour philosophy of Peter Gunn

Whilst most chefs strive for consistency in their kitchens, Peter Gunn’s belief that a restaurant operates in constant flux demonstrates a wisdom beyond most 30-year-olds.

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People —

Our people are intrinsic to our success. Their broad industry experience, skilful leadership and charisma enables us to deliver on our vision and grow our business.

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Sophie Hackford portrait illustration

Turbo-charging Luxury: Sophie Hackford on the future of retail

Sophie Hackford translates the complexities and opportunities of the future for global leaders.

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Andy Warhol Gary Heery

Gary Heery lives life through a lens

The Australian photographer's eclectic career has spanned portraiture, fashion and landscape photography, but for a recent project he's bringing flowers into focus.

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Man reading book in front of mountain lake

“Seasonality is everything”: Getting lost with Juniper Ridge

Juniper Ridge is unlike your average fragrance company, championing natural products that capture the scents of the wilderness directly from its origin.

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Doug Aitken Underwater Pavilion Cyrril Gutsch

Parley for the Oceans' Cyrill Gutsch swims against the current

“Plastic is a superstar,” says environmentalist and businessman Cyrill Gutsch – the individual behind one of the biggest movements trying to eliminate the controversial material. “Where bronze and iron used to stand, plastic is now the ultimate celebrity material, the Warhol of its age – but for all the wrong reasons.”

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