The Calgary boy and Desautels alumnus who became a fashion pundit: Imran Amed

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Imran Amed is the founder and editor-in-chief of online fashion news hub The Business of Fashion (BoF), which has overtaken the venerable Womens Wear Daily as the industry’s main news source. But it wasn’t a hidden desire to be a designer that made him start blogging about fashion; he was always more interested in the business side of things. Or, as he says, “I was less drawn to what Michael Jackson wore than how his latest album was performing on the Billboard charts.”

Previous to founding BoF, Mr. Amed ran a fashion incubator in London, England. Before that, he was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company.

Read full article: The Globe and Mail, March 30, 2017