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Gillian Mead is the founder and creative director of ethical fashion brand Araminta

Talking Business: Starting your own brand? Follow this checklist first

27 May 2015

Gillian Mead is the founder and creative director of ethical fashion brand Araminta

Diane Bardon, owner of womenswear indie De Joli in Chiswick west London

Talking Shop: Give indies the right to buy

25 May 2015

Diane Bardon is owner of womenswear independent De Joli in Chiswick, west London.

Eric Musgrave

Memo from Musgrave: Sell your store online, if not your wares

21 May 2015 | By

Scarcely do I have a conversation with anyone in the business these days without talk turning to ecommerce.

Boohoo spring 15

Boohoo awards finance chief £400k in shares

27 May 2015 | By chief financial officer Neil Catto has been given 1.6 million share options worth £400,000, the young fashion etailer said in a statement.


Etailer Closet adds London to its brand name

27 May 2015 | By

Womenswear etailer Closet has rebranded as Closet London and has relaunched its website to reflect the change.

Marcel Ostwald

Michael Kors raids Hugo Boss for menswear senior vice president

27 May 2015 | By

Michael Kors has poached Hugo Boss stalwart Marcel Ostwald for its newly created senior vice president of menswear role, as the US brand looks to grow the category.


Farfetch eyes kidswear indies

27 May 2015 | By

Indie etail marketplace Farfetch is plotting a move into the kidswear sector, which will give more boutiques access to its 9 million monthly visitors.


Condé Nast sets out global ambitions for

26 May 2015 | By

Vogue and GQ publisher Condé Nast has set out an ambitious international roll-out plan for its ecommerce site, following its UK launch in September.

Make it British

Nigel Cabourn and Caroline Rush lined up for Meet the Manufacturer

26 May 2015 | By

Make it British has revealed that the final lineup of speakers for the upcoming Meet the Manufacturer conference will include British Fashion Council chief executive Caroline Rush and designer Nigel Cabourn.

Access all areas: user reviews on tablets and QR codes in  store offer customers extra information to aid purchasing

Failure to invest in mobile costs retailers £6.6bn

26 May 2015 | By

Retailers that do not invest in mobile shopping could be losing out on a combined £6.6bn of sales per year, according to the latest figures.

OD\'s indie independent

Premium indie OD's adds jewellery and watches to the mix

26 May 2015 | By

Premium Merseyside indie OD’s will launch a 1,000 sq ft jewellery and watch department on July 1.

Hamilton and Hare

Oliver Spencer guides Hamilton and Hare on retail launch

26 May 2015 | By

Designer Oliver Spencer is mentoring men’s underwear brand Hamilton and Hare as it embarks on the launch of its first standalone store in London later this year.

John Lewis York Queue

Department store sales up 98% in May

26 May 2015 | By

Department stores sales bounced back in May, experiencing a 98% rise and outperforming the wider retail sector during the month, following on from a 47% drop in April.

Spreadshirt launchesfirst UK video campaign

Video: Spreadshirt launches first UK video campaign Video

26 May 2015 | By

Online print on-demand T-shirt retailer Spreadshirt has launched its debut UK video campaign focused on spreading fun, love, magic and attitude this summer.

Nike Kings Road

Image gallery: Nike opens first women’s shop in Europe

26 May 2015 | By

Nike has opened its first dedicated women’s store in Europe at 33 King’s Road in London.

British Designers’ Collective at Bicester Village

Sixth British Designers’ Collective to launch at Bicester Village

24 April 2015 | By

Mary Katrantzou, Sophia Webster and Peter Pilotto are among the designers whose previous collections will be featured at the British Designers’ Collective pop-up boutique at Bicester Village in Oxfordshire.

Louis Copeland

The Drapers Interview: King Louis Copeland reigns in Ireland

21 May 2015 | By

Two Drapers Independents Awards, new customers, wholesale plans for his own brand and an improving economy – we get the measure of master tailor Louis Copeland’s success.

Keith Walker, managing director of Linton Tweeds.

The Drapers Interview: Keith Walker, Linton Tweeds

13 May 2015 | By

In the latest of our Home Made series, we visit Carlisle’s Linton Tweeds, Chanel’s fabric manufacturer of choice.

Carol Kane and Mahmud Kamani, co-founders, Boohoo

The Drapers Interview: Carol Kane and Mahmud Kamani, co-founders, Boohoo

6 May 2015 | By’s Carol Kane and Mahmud Kamani are determined to keep up the etailer’s rapid acceleration into online fashion’s fast lane

Rachel Riley

The Drapers Interview: Rachel Riley, managing director of Rachel Riley

29 April 2015 | By

Meet the London designer pushed into the spotlight by the selling power of a mini monarch


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