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Oscar de la Renta autumn 13

Remembering Oscar de la Renta Video

21 October 2014 | By

The fashion designer died today at the age of 82.

James Knowles

Drapers' 30 under 30: Are your nominations in yet?

17 October 2014 | By

Have you sent in your nominations for Drapers’ 30 under 30 yet? If you haven’t, you only have one week to do it.


Amazon to recruit 13,000 Christmas staff

21 October 2014 | By

Amazon is to hire 13,000 temporary staff in the UK in the run up to the busy festive season.


Slowed international growth hits Asos profits as CFO promoted

21 October 2014 | By

Annual pre-tax profits dropped by 14% to £46.9m at Asos as the strength of the sterling pound hit international sales growth.

Farfetch plans to expand into China, Japan and Russia

Japanese Restir joins Farfetch network

20 October 2014 | By

Farfetch has announced Restir in Tokyo, Japan, will join its network of independent stores after winning the Superstore competition by a public vote.

High Street

Online shopping and warm weather hit September footfall

20 October 2014 | By

Footfall across all retail destinations fell by 0.9% in September, with consumers making less visits to indoor shopping centres due to the warm weather and ‘changing’ shopping habits.

Metail\'s CEO Tom Adeyoola in the London office

Metail raises £7.5m funding to launch mobile fitting room

17 October 2014 | By

Virtual fitting room specialist Metail has received a further $12m (£7.5m) in funding to launch a mobile platform, expand the team and grow its overseas presence.

Little Black Dress

Little Black Dress to launch premium line

17 October 2014 | By

Online occasionwear marketplace Little Black Dress is developing a capsule collection of premium dresses to retail at around £175 to £300.

Luisa de Paula

Luisa De Paula to join online marketplace Boticca

17 October 2014 | By

Former buying and merchandising director for Luisa De Paula will join online marketplace Boticca as fashion and brand director on October 20.

Gareth Jones Shop Direct

Shop Direct's Gareth Jones promoted to deputy chief executive

17 October 2014 | By

Shop Direct has promoted Gareth Jones to the newly created role of deputy chief executive.


The Drapers Interview: Sarah Curran & Gareth Jones

16 October 2014 | By

Redefining luxury: Shop Direct is steering into uncharted territory with, but Sarah Curran and Gareth Jones are confident about its democratic offering.


The Drapers Interview: Rinku Loomba, Viz-a-Viz

8 October 2014 | By

Viz-a-Viz chief executive Rinku Loomba is on a mission to shake up independent fashion wholesale - one PartnerShop at a time.


Shopwatch: Jaeger

9 October 2014 | By

After 50 years at its King’s Road address, Jaeger’s smart revamp brings it up to date while staying true to its heritage.

Hardy Amies

Shopwatch: Hardy Amies

2 October 2014 | By

Hardy Amies’ ready-to-wear store on Savile Row offers a carefully crafted lifestyle experience, inspired by London and cherry picking the best of British design.


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