Don't miss this week
Drapers gives you the first look at JD Sports’ new menswear fascia JD Open’s first store.
As the sunny weather disappears and the kids go back to school, a new season begins.
Ashley Morris is co-owner of Linzi Shoes, which has one store at Westfield Stratford and four in Essex, and a member of the Fashion Association of Britain.
Warm weather sales and high sell-throughs during the summer have put retailers in an optimistic mood for autumn 14.
Women’s young fashion brand Lipsy is preparing to launch a dedicated sportswear line in early November, in a bid to tap into growing demand for fashion-led sports styles.
Little White Lies will add Lipsy to its stockists from September 1.
Fashion sales at John Lewis last week were up 14.3% year-on-year, with growth driven by a strong performance in womenswear.
Consumers confidence grew by three points to 1 in August, with all five measures used to calculate the monthly GfK’s UK consumer confidence index seeing an increase this month.
British fashion industry players have expressed frustration at the lack of a trickle-down effect from the falling price of cotton around the world.
Stockholm Fashion Week
A look at the best shows from the third and final day of Swedish fashion week.
Mark Allatt is co-founder of campaign group Open Sundays.
In the notoriously quiet month of August, the battle against business rates does not subside.
Grace Gordon is the founder of leather goods brand Grace Gordon.
Deryane Tadd is the owner of womenswear boutique The Dressing Room in St Albans and a member of the Fashion Association of Britain (FAB).
An up and coming shirting brand is the latest to catch our Fashion Team’s eye this season.
There’s great entertainment to be had in the month of August by checking the nationals for their silly season stories.
Harrods managing director Michael Ward says its Shoe Heaven concept puts it ahead of the field in the battle for well-heeled shoppers.
Want it, snap it, find it - picture-led shopping apps that allow customers to search by taking images and submitting them to the app are taking off, and retailers are queuing to sign up.
An unexpected approach from Tanya Elizabeth.
A big noise hits London’s stage- Vintage guitars and music photography help John Varvatos make a high-volume arrival onto the European retail scene
Colour, strong branding and modular staging are just some elements needed for great show stands and storefits, says brand image specialist Bobblehat.