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John Lewis

Clearance boosts John Lewis fashion sales by 7.8%

Fashion sales at John Lewis increased 7.8% for the week to June 27 compared with the previous year, boosted by strong performance from kids’ shoes and both women’s and men’s brands.


Cheshire Bespoke rescued out of liquidation

The assets of bespoke tailoring business Cheshire Bespoke and London menswear store Lutwyche have been sold to its founder Tony Lutwyche and a consortium of new investors.

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

McQueen Savage Beauty exhibition to open overnight with 12,000 tickets

The largest-ever retrospective exhibition of the late designer Alexander McQueen’s work is to open throughout the night for its final two weekends.

Parcel delivery

Drapers Comment: The customer wants buy now deliver yesterday

As the old retail adage has it, the customer is king. But today this monarch is becoming increasingly trying, demanding goods to be delivered quicker than ever before, in locations that suit the customer rather than the retailer.

Pritchards in Hereford: 'An end of season Sale should be exactly that'

Indies hold their nerve to maximise summer sales

Independent retailers are hoping to make hay while the sun shines by maintaining full-price sales despite heavy discounting on the high street and online, with some topping up in-season stock to make the most of the July heatwave.

Shaun Kearney

New fashion school appoints British designer as patron

The soon-to-open Rare School of Fashion in Liverpool has named British fashion designer Shaun Kearney as its first patron.

Boxfresh sales director DACH Achim Leidel

Boxfresh hires sales director to increase international presence

Lifestyle brand Boxfresh has appointed Achim Leidel as sales director for all German-speaking countries


Next retains M&S-bound design boss

Next has retained its head of menswear design, Simon Hawksworth, who was due to join Marks & Spencer in the same role later this month.


Yoox hires chief information officer from Asda

Italian etailer Yoox has appointed former Asda multichannel technology director Alex Alexander as chief information officer, with immediate effect.

Bread and Butter Berlin

London shows challenge Berlin for UK brands and buyers

Berlin trade shows are facing growing competition from London in the battle to attract UK brands and buyers.

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Louis Copeland

The Drapers Interview: King Louis Copeland reigns in Ireland

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.

More Menswear Interviews

D&G London flagship protest

Protestors target Dolce & Gabbana London flagship

Protestors gathered outside Dolce & Gabbana’s London flagship earlier today following the designers’ controversial comments opposing gay adoption and IVF.

More Menswear Analysis

883 Police

883 Police

883 Police is the authentic denim brand built on heritage quality and innovative design.


Contemporary Footwear Indicator, July 4 2015

What’s selling now at contemporary footwear independents.

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Thomas Harvey, head of menswear at Aquascutum

My Fashion Life: Patience pays off for Aquascutum's Thomas Harvey

The head of menswear at British brand Aquascutum on why he returned to the brand and his plans to take it further upmarket.

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Nudie Jeans

Shopwatch: four of the best new openings

We take a whistlestop tour of recent openings, including a streetwear agency’s retail debut and a London indie’s move outside the capital

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