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Drive: The business of fashion

In a new podcast series brought to you by DHL and Business of Fashion, we hear from fashion’s most dynamic entrepreneurs – including José Neves and Diane Von Furstenberg – who will tell their stories on how they built their global fashion businesses. 

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.

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 will see in these intimate and inspiring conversations, entrepreneurial success doesn’t happen in a straight line – nor does it come easy. There are ups and downs, and twists and turns, but with each unexpected challenge, there’s a new opportunity around the corner.

Listen to the series on the links below, subscribe on iTunes here, or at the official Business of Fashion page.

Episode 3: Bobby Kim on building communities not brands

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'.

Episode 2: Diane von Furstenberg on building a business in a man’s world

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.

Drive Episode 1: José Neves on building Farfetch

In episode 1 of BoF's new podcast series, delivered by DHL, the Farfetch founder 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.

Imran Amed
Imran Amed Founder & CEO, The Business of Fashion

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