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Fashion team favourite: top campaigns of autumn 14

30 July 2014 | By

As designer womenswear brands release their new season campaigns, Drapers rounds up the cream of the crop.

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Fashion team favourite: Kempes' spring 15 collection

28 July 2014 | By

The new menswear brand from designer Danny Passarella caught the eye of the Drapers fashion team this week.

Crocs 'still strong' in UK but store closures not ruled out

30 July 2014 | By

Crocs European managing director Vince Gunn has said he cannot rule out UK store closures as part of a global scaling back of its portfolio, but added the country would remain a “strong focus”.

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Penelope Chilvers to open on Mayfair’s Duke Street

30 July 2014 | By

British luxury womens’ footwear brand Penelope Chilvers is to open its second store, on Duke Street in Mayfair, next month to capture international shoppers. 

Leading lady: Cara Delavigne features in Pepe’s largest campaign since the 1990s

Pepe Jeans mulls private equity sale

29 July 2014 | By

Pepe Jeans Group is considering selling off the business in a deal that could value it at more than £500m.

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Jacobson restructures Gola UK distribution

29 July 2014 | By

Footwear supplier Jacobson Group has moved the UK distribution of Gola in-house in a move to target higher-end stockists.

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Bira takes to the road

29 July 2014 | By

Shop owners across Scotland and England will have access to free advice and support this summer as the British Independent Retailers Association (Bira) goes on tour.

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Björn Borg Footwear signs up Red Alert

28 July 2014 | By

Björn Borg has signed a deal with agency Red Alert to manage its UK footwear accounts from spring 15.

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Former Next designer to launch streetwear label

28 July 2014 | By

Adam Creed, who left his role as senior menswear designer at Next last year to develop his own streetwear brand, will debut his creations in London at the end of August.

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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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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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Interview: Tracy Yaverbaun - Using Facebook to drive sales

30 July 2014 | By

Facebook’s Tracy Yaverbaun explains why the social network can be a platform to drive sales after all.

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Ecommerce: Westfield goes digital

26 July 2014 | By

Shopping centre operator is trialling technologies.

Taste for something new: the interior has been designed by Shayne Brady, until now known for hotel and restaurant architecture

Shopwatch: Fenwick

30 July 2014 | By

Fenwick of Bond Street’s £1m Shoe Corner is the initial step in its ground floor revamp.

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Shopwatch: Oasis

24 July 2014 | By

Oasis continues to evolve its domestic-based flagship design, with Glasgow Buchanan Galleries the site of its latest incarnation.

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