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Eric Musgrave

Nailing tax evaders requires effort. So expect a hike in VAT instead

20 February 2015 | By

Reading the acres of coverage about the HSBC Swiss bank tax “scandal” recently, I became confused about what the precise problem is.

Mike Ashley Sports Direct

Mike Ashley’s perfect storm

20 February 2015 | By

Criticism over zero-hour contracts, slowing growth at Sports Direct and the controversial dismissal of USC factory workers have all culminated in a perfect storm for retail mogul Mike Ashley.

Very exclusive

Very Exclusive is really very good

19 February 2015 | By

After months of speculation, Shop Direct finally launched its premium offering Very Exclusive at 0.01am today and so far the response has been ‘Very’ good.


IMAGE GALLERY: Next Gen competition - The best entries so far

18 February 2015 | By

Entries have been flooding in for our ‘Day in the Life of Fashion’ competition to win tickets to the Next Generation event on April 16. Here are some of our favourites.

30 under 30, 2015

Win the chance to attend Drapers Next Generation careers event

11 February 2015 | By

On April 16 Drapers will be bringing together some of the biggest names in fashion retail, from Net-a-Porter co-founder Mark Sebba to Coast chief executive Kate Bostock, to talk about how they built their careers at our annual Next Generation event. Want to come along? Read on to find out how you can win a free place.

Eric Musgrave

Plenty to smile about as trade shows bring a break from bad news

5 February 2015 | By

After our recent trips to shows in four European countries, it was good to start visiting events at home in the past week.

Emporio Armani underwear

DJ Calvin Harris fronts latest Emporio Armani underwear campaign

18 February 2015 | By

Italian mega brand Emporio Armani has unveiled its spring 15 underwear campaign, featuring its new face Calvin Harris.

High summer high street preview: River Island

High summer high street preview: River Island

10 February 2015 | By ,

River Island is backing festival fringing, bright whites and sugary pastels for its high summer range for 2015.

The Wavey Garms community

Social Media: Three lessons in taking the internet by storm

9 February 2015 | By Holly Greene

Wavey Garms is a free selling vintage fashion platform for likeminded people. With over 70,000 members and buyers on Facebook, social media platforms have allowed founders Andres Barry and Gabrielle Roberts’ dreams of creating a nostalgic fashion community become true. And they have some tips for you too.

Burberry Prorsum at London Collections: Men

Video: London Collections: Men - Trend round-up Video

14 January 2015

Drapers’ fashion editor Graeme Moran discusses the key trends from the autumn 15 menswear shows.


Review of the year 2014: Trends and trade shows

19 December 2014 | By

From the appointments of Richard Nicoll at Jack Wills and Nicolas Ghesquiere at Louis Vuitton, to the Kimye US Vogue cover, here are the fashion stories that got everyone talking this year.


Fashion Team Favourite: Burlington & Oi Polloi launch 'Canned Socks'

5 December 2014 | By

Burlington’s socks and Manchester indie Oi Polloi have come up with a novel way to entice customers this Christmas.