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Autumn 19: a great British fashion weekSubscription


The autumn 19 edition of London Fashion Week (15-19 February) hosted a strong showing from the city’s diverse pool of talent.

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What the Li & Fung partnership means for DebenhamsSubscription


The supply-chain tie-up with Chinese sourcing giant Li & Fung is a vote of confidence in the flagging retailer.

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Will it be a lean Year of the Pig for UK fashion retail? Subscription


The growth of the Chinese economy is slowing down and tourist numbers are falling. Drapers investigates the impact on UK fashion retail. 

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Footwear’s forward steps: bracing for a challenging 2019Subscription


Times are tough in the footwear market, but those with clear handwriting and the ability to respond quickly to trends have a chance to thrive.

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The Footwear Issue: autumn 19's sharpest trendsSubscription


This season’s freshest trends will give your autumn 19 footwear offer the edge over the competition.

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Première Vision: textile trends for spring 20 Subscription


The spring 20 edition of textile trade show Première Vision took place in Paris on 12-14 February 2019. Drapers rounds up the trends and talking points from the show.

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Building on quality: Ecco's ambitious plansSubscription

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Steen Borgholm intends to grow Danish footwear brand Ecco through its dedication to quality and comfort

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Is direct-to-consumer the death of wholesale?Subscription


As more and more wholesale brands sell direct to the consumer, independent retailers have been left wondering if they have a viable future.

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Muted Moda ready for a refreshSubscription

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The Midlands show played it safe as it finds its place among its London trade show stablemates.

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Moda autumn 19: Drapers' pick of the brandsSubscription

See Drapers’ pick of the brands and collections to know from the autumn 19 edition of Birmingham trade show Moda.

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New York Fashion Week: the nine autumn 19 trends to knowSubscription


From a return to the 1970s, to heritage checks and pops of yellow, these are the womenswear trends, colours and fabrics of note from the autumn 19 edition of New York Fashion Week.

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Editor's Comment: Why a 1p garment tax misses the point Subscription

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Fashion is one of the world’s most polluting industries. Implementing and executing sustainability targets must be a priority of every fashion leader today.

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Drapers Independents Awards 2019: enter now Subscription

Entries are now open for the 2019 Drapers Independents Awards, celebrating the best fashion retailers and brands in this valuable sector across the UK and Ireland. 

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