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Drapers speaks to fashion director of menswear, sports and watches Jason Broderick about Harrods’ first month long menswear takeover, launched on October 1. Tying in with the launch of the autumn/winter 15 edition of the Harrods Man magazine, the luxury department store has partnered with 12 designers for its Cover to Cover menswear campaign including Tom Ford, Brioni, Valentino, Paul Smith and Burberry, the later which created a 28 piece capsule collection in honour of the event.
The Modern Slavery Act requires companies and organisations to examine their supply chain and declare it is free from slavery and human trafficking.
Just seven days ago, Instagram reached over 400 million users. Probably the social network to have had the biggest impact on the fashion industry, that’s a large potential reach.
You have to feel for Michael Sharp. As Black Friday and the all-important Christmas trading period loom, he is faced with calls for his head to roll over Debenhams’ weak trading.
Duncan Reed is a commercial associate at UK law firm TLT.
What does the multichannel consumer want? The latest Drapers Multichannel Report shows that it’s not personalised or editorial content when they are shopping.
In the unlikely event that Harrods decides to open another UK store beyond its refined SW1 postcode, surely its destination must be Birmingham.
The Lewis family behind River Island has been rewarded with a £30m dividend after the retailer continued to enjoy a strong period of trading.
Savile Row tailor Gieves & Hawkes has said it is in a “weak” position after it continued to lose money last year despite rising sales.
American Apparel has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US, less than two months after the business warned it could cease trading within a year.
Some 25% of Mr Porter’s sales come from footwear, so it is unsurprising that the luxury etailer is giving the category a new emphasis under the slogan: Mr Porter. The World’s Best Shoes.
Chief executive of Coast Kate Bostock has stepped down from her role, but will remain in the business in a consultancy capacity.
Buying director of fashion and beauty at John Lewis Ed Connolly said the retailer has an “optimistic outlook” for October following a strong week of trade across the UK.
Paris Fashion Week: spring 16
The final leg of the spring 16 womenswear shows have got underway in Paris, with shows from John Galliano for Maison Margiela and Dries Van Noten.
Milan Fashion Week: spring 16
As the spring 16 edition of Milan Fashion Week draws to a close, we round up the most important trends to emerge from the Italian womenswear collections.
As Milan Fashion Week draws to a close we round up the key collections from the final days.
Day two of the spring 16 edition of Milan Fashion Week saw Prada unveil a classically subverted collection.
Drapers’ attention has now turned to the Italian fashion capital as the new look Gucci opens the spring 16 edition of #MFW.
London Fashion Week Spring 16
Drapers editorial director Eric Musgrave talks to fashion editor Graeme Moran and news editor Kirsty McGregor about the impact of the spring 16 London Fashion Week shows at the new Soho venue and the latest full-line John Lewis department store which opened this week in Birmingham.
Catch up on Drapers’ edit of the stand out collections and most influential trend directions for spring 16.
The final day of #LFW spring 16 drew to a close, with highlights including Christopher Raeburn, Ashish and Marques’Almeida.
Buyers have welcomed London Fashion Week’s new location at the Brewer Street Car Park in Soho this season, praising the move as a “breath of fresh air”.
A younger, casual direction, a black colour palette and a seasonless approach to the spring – Graeme Moran reviews the latest Burberry Prorsum womenswear collection from day four of #LFW.
New York Fashion Week: spring 16
Drapers round up the stand out trends that matter the most from the spring 16 edition of New York Fashion Week.
Plus all the latest collections and trends of note, including shows from Proenza Schouler, Michael Kors and Boss.
The latest report from #NYFW, including Peter Copping at Oscar de la Renta, Rag and Bone, Coach and Rodarte.
The Drapers take on New York’s key womenswear shows and top trends to watch so far, including Victoria Beckham, Givenchy and Tommy Hilfiger.
An online-first approach has turned transformed a family-run shoe shop in Cheshire into an international etail powerhouse – and 2015 winner of the Drapers Independent Footwear Retailer Award.
This year’s Drapers Independent Awards Lifetime Achievement winner David Coe reveals his secrets to success over the last seven decades, and discusses the changing face of retail and keeping it in the family.
The footwear designer on why he loves the constant change of the fashion industry and what he does to get inspired.