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Idris Elba Superdry

Is Idris Elba Superdry's US saviour?

27 March 2015 | By

Idris Elba may be a while off saving the world as James Bond, but in the meantime the British actor and singer is being parachuted in to save Superdry’s stateside operations.

Eric Musgrave, Jan 2015.jpg

Editor's Comment: 'Spring is in the air but retailers aren’t so chirpy'

27 March 2015 | By

I may regret saying this, especially as the bank holiday approaches, spring seems to have arrived - at least in the south of England.

Phil Mullis

Talking Business: 'We need an evolving business rates system'

23 March 2015

The Chancellor’s budget on March 18 contained plans to save high street shops from the threat of online competition with a business rates review said to be the widest ranging in a generation.

Janet French, womenswear buyer at Golding in Newmarket and a member of Fashion Association of Britain

Talking Shop: 'Give shoppers what they want and they will come'

23 March 2015

The new womenswear floor at our store, Golding in Newmarket, opened in spring 2013 and the first year since was phenomenal.

Kat Spybey

Drapers comment: 'A positive budget for fashion but fears remain for what was left unspoken'

19 March 2015 | By

The Chancellor’s red box delivered some welcome news for the fashion industry this week, but with it came a number of unanswered questions and fears for the future.

Jonathan De Mello

Talking Business: 'Could it be the beginning of the end for BHS?'

19 March 2015

Jonathan De Mello is head of retail consultancy at property agency Harper Dennis Hobbs

Marios Schwab x Fiorelli autumn 15

Image gallery: first look at Marios Schwab x Fiorelli

27 March 2015 | By

Drapers has a sneak preview of London Fashion Week designer Marios Schwab’s autumn 15 range of bags for Fiorelli.

Alexander McQueen

Image gallery: Alexander McQueen's devil of a show

16 March 2015 | By Steve Draper

A new book of previously unseen photographs tells the story of Alexander McQueen’s seminal autumn 96 show at Christ Church in London’s East End.

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

Video: Drapers' take on the Alexander McQueen Savage Beauty V&A show Video

13 March 2015 | By

Drapers brings you an early look inside the V&A’s latest exhibition ahead of its official opening this weekend.

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

First look at Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty at the V&A

12 March 2015 | By

Ahead of its official opening this Saturday, Drapers brings you an exclusive first look at the breath-taking Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

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.