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Fashion team favourite: Opening Ceremony, Shoreditch

24 July 2014 | By

The new east London outpost of cult New York store Opening Ceremony opened today, nestled in the Ace Hotel on Shoreditch High Street.

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Entrepreneurial spirit flourishes in the fashion technology sector

24 July 2014 | By

The spirit of entrepreneurship was burning bright on Tuesday evening when I attended a networking dinner for journalists and bright young things from the field of fashion technology.

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There are winners and losers in competition law

24 July 2014

Chris Bryant is partner at law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner.

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25 July 2014

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Savile Row tailor Gieves & Hawkes is launching a wholesale arm, more than a decade after its last venture into supplying.

Gieves & Hawkes returns to wholesale with 'top crust' retailers

25 July 2014 | By

Savile Row tailor Gieves & Hawkes has secured its first stockists after more than a decade out of the wholesale business.

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East halves losses despite fall in turnover and earnings

25 July 2014 | By

Womenswear chain East has halved its operating losses to just over £700,000, despite the “exceptionally mild autumn” hitting sales.

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Footwear brand Upper Street acquires US rival Milk & Honey

25 July 2014 | By

Made-to-order women’s footwear brand Upper Street has acquired its US rival Milk & Honey in what is thought to be a six-figure deal.

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Jack Wills to open Lincoln store

25 July 2014 | By

Young fashion chain Jack Wills is opening a store in Lincoln.

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Sweaty Betty to open Shoreditch store

25 July 2014 | By

Women’s activewear retailer Sweaty Betty is opening a store in Shoreditch, east London.

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White Stuff maps out overseas etail push

25 July 2014 | By

Lifestyle chain White Stuff is ploughing investment into its international multichannel business this year on the back of strong UK sales in 2013.

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Spring 15 will herald Nicole Farhi rebirth

25 July 2014 | By

Nicole Farhi chief executive Martin Mason says spring 15 will see the first steps in the rebuilding of the brand, which last week parted company with creative director Jo Sykes.

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Hermès names new artistic director of womenswear

25 July 2014 | By

Hermès has appointed Nadège Vanhee-Cybulski as its new artistic director of womenswear.

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Currency exchange rates drag down profits at LVMH

25 July 2014 | By

Sales were up 3% at luxury goods giant LVMH in the first half of 2014, but profits fell as the sector suffered the adverse effects of poor exchange rates.

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Cashmere brand Goat to open debut store

25 July 2014 | By

Cashmere brand Goat is to open its first store, having signed a lease to take a unit in Mayfair.

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Matalan ‘must up fashion credentials' for Oxford Street

25 July 2014 | By

Matalan must boost its fashion credentials if it is to compete with rivals when it opens on Oxford Street, retail analysts have said.

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The Berlin Shows: The best of the bunch

19 July 2014 | By , ,

Not sure what trends to back? Some of Berlin’s big-hitting brands told us what they expect to sell.

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The Drapers interview- Alexia Parmigiani

26 July 2014 | By

We caught up with one of the winners from the design categories at the Drapers Footwear & Accessories Awards 2014 in May to find out how they plan to capitalise on their success.

Footwear family: the signature high heels and woven ankle boots, the Mayfair store, and Samantha, Bernardo and Stephanie Müller Knab

The Drapers interview- Lele PyP

26 July 2014 | By

We caught up with one of the winners from the design categories at the Drapers Footwear & Accessories Awards 2014 in May to find out how they plan to capitalise on their success.

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The Drapers interview- Alice Stone

26 July 2014 | By

We caught up with one of the winners from the design categories at the Drapers Footwear & Accessories Awards 2014 in May to find out how they plan to capitalise on their success.

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Wendy Hallett opens the door on the exclusive Twenty Club

24 July 2014 | By

Before taking charge of The Twenty Club, Wendy Hallett opens the door on this select event.

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Digital Edition July 26 2014

Digital Edition: Womenswear Special July 26 2014

25 July 2014

Spring 15’s essential looks span the ages, offering something for every woman. Click to view Drapers Womenswear Special as a digital issue.