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'Bailey could take Burberry into a new age’

24 April 2014

Talking business Maria Hvorostovsky is the director and founder of recruiter HVO Search

Ronke Fashola

Selling through trustworthy channels is vital for my brand

24 April 2014

Ronke Fashola is founder of pop-up boutique LoveurLook, which will launch in House of Fraser Oxford Street on May 12.

Ana Santi

It takes more than product to breed success in fashion – it takes character, too

19 April 2014 | By

At Debenhams’ press briefing on Wednesday morning, chief executive Michael Sharp said “product remains at the heart of what we do”.


Internacionale's unsecured debt is £47m; creditors can expect 0.013p in the pound

24 April 2014 | By

Internacionale’s suppliers stand to receive a maximum of 0.01% of the £47m unsecured debt owed when it entered administration in February.

New Look's Tom Singh and Internacionale's Raj Seghal on Asian Rich List

24 April 2014 | By , Willard Foxton

New Look owner Tom Singh and Raj Sehgal of Internacionale are among the 101 richest Asians in Britain.

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Chanel wins approval to expand Bond Street flagship

24 April 2014 | By

Westminster City Council has granted permission for Chanel to expand its Bond Street flagship, which will see it convert an entire office floor into retail space.

Jaded London

Brand to watch: Jaded London

26 April 2014

Made entirely in the UK, short-order label Jaded London offers a fresh take on streetwear with its bright prints and streamlined silhouettes.

Stacey Cartwright

More women help turn the tide in fashion’s top jobs

24 April 2014 | By Ben Cooper

A concerted effort among fashion companies to increase the number of board-level female executives is seeing results in the sector, with a rise in female chief executives after last year’s decline.

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Kate Moss for Topshop launches next week

24 April 2014 | By

Topshop’s eagerly anticipated latest collaboration with supermodel Kate Moss will hit stores and online next week.

Sir Stuart Rose boss replaces Sir Stuart Rose as Blue Inc chairman ahead of IPO

24 April 2014 | By

Sir Stuart Rose is to stand down as chairman of Blue Inc as the young fashion retailer prepares to float on the stock market.

Sports Direct considers new incentive scheme

24 April 2014 | By

Sports Direct’s founder and deputy executive chairman Mike Ashley is eyeing a fresh incentive scheme after investors blocked the bonus incentive that would have paid him a £70m in shares.

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Lee celebrates 125 years with exclusive collaboration range

24 April 2014 | By

Denim brand Lee is kicking off its 125th anniversary celebrations with an exclusive collaboration with top designers.


BFC announces shortlist for the GQ Designer Menswear Fund 2014

24 April 2014 | By

The British Fashion Council has shortlisted Christopher Raeburn, Christopher Shannon, E Tautz, Lou Dalton and Richard Nicoll for the BFC GQ Designer Menswear Fund 2014, which is supported by luxury mobile phone brand Vertu.

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Ex-N Brown boss Alan White steps in as chairman at Hotter Shoes

23 April 2014 | By

Former chief executive of N Brown Alan White has been appointed chairman of British footwear manufacturer and retailer Hotter Shoes to drive international expansion at the company.

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Rana Plaza compensation fund raises less than half its target

23 April 2014 | By Willard Foxton

Less than half the funds being sought by NGOs and the UN’s International Labour Organisation have been raised for the victims of the Rana Plaza factory collapse, a year after the incident, which claimed 1,129 lives.

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Timeline: John Lewis 150 years

24 April 2014

As John Lewis unveils a range of events to mark its 150th anniversary next month, Drapers takes a look back at the retailers 150 year history.


The Drapers Interview: Colin Temple

26 April 2014 | By

By upping its distribution capabilities, Schuh is on a good footing for growth under managing director Colin Temple

Simon Carter

The Drapers Interview - Simon Carter

17 April 2014 | By

Originally ‘The King of Cufflinks’, Simon Carter moved into men’s tailoring and ultimately reigned supreme at last year’s Drapers Awards.

Dani Reiss

The Drapers Interview - Dani Reiss of Canada Goose

5 April 2014 | By

Under Dani Reiss, Canada Goose has stretched its wings to encompass both Arctic explorers and suburban adventurers.

Fergus Patterson

The Drapers Interview - Fergus Patterson

27 March 2014 | By

Fergus Patterson has big plans for Gant, which has made a success of menswear but found womenswear trickier.


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Digital Edition: April 19 2014

19 April 2014

Smart moves - How Simon Carter conquered men’s tailoring. Click to view Drapers as a digital issue.