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London Fashion Week: day one, buyer diarySubscription


The autumn 18 edition of London Fashion Week kicked off with a packed day of shows. Stavros Karelis, buying director of London store Machine A, reveals his highlights, including Matty Bovan, and new graduates Liam Jonson and Laura and Deanna Fanning.

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Micam autumn 18: Drapers' pick of the brands Subscription

14 February 2018 By ,

Drapers rounds up the emerging designers and new developments that were on show at the autumn 18 edition of Milan footwear trade show Micam.

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Comment: 'Must-attend' Micam lures the footwear worldSubscription

14 February 2018 By ,

The autumn 18 edition of Milanese footwear trade show Micam (11-14 February) flourished this season as it mopped up exhibitors and buyers from the demise of Düsseldorf show GDS.

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From trailblazer to fit expert: rediscovering Figleaves' identity Subscription


Once a digital pioneer, lingerie and swimwear etailer Figleaves has lost its way in recent years. CEO Miriam Lahage tells Drapers how she is getting it back on track.


Bags of luxe: the rapid growth of Danse LenteSubscription


With its sculptural designs, architectural detailing and competitive pricing, contemporary luxury bag brand Danse Lente may only be one year old, but it is already making waves on the accessories scene.

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La Perla’s wisdom: Creative director Julia Haart's mission of transformationSubscription


Drapers speaks to lingerie brand La Perla’s creative director as she expands its ready-to-wear offer and relaunches a classic collection

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Lingerie: top buyers' picks and brands to watch for autumn 18Subscription


Drapers talks to industry insiders and rounds up the new brands, emerging trend led designers and product shifts set to make an impact for autumn 18.

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Lessons from an award-winning womenswear independentSubscription

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Julia Jaconelli’s eye for unique product and knowledge of her customers has led premium womenswear independent Courtyard to 20 years of success – and the award for Best Womenswear Independent at last year’s Drapers Independents Awards.

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The Womenswear Issue: Autumn 18 buying guideSubscription


In the second of our autumn 18 buying guides – bringing together market reports, trend analysis and informative inspiration to prepare you for the new season – womenswear takes the spotlight.

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The brave new world of womenswearSubscription


In an overcrowded womenswear market, versatile, quality product and a positive in-store experience are vital.

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Five ways the online world will change in 2018Subscription


Online sales are soaring across the fashion industry. But, as the market matures – figures from IMRG Capgemini show 2017 growth plateaued at 12.1%, down from 15.9% in 2016 – Drapers identifies the five developments that will shape fashion ecommerce in 2018.

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Editor's Comment: The digital journey is now business criticalSubscription

16 February 2018 By

Few fashion businesses can survive in the current market without a strong digital proposition.

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Drapers Next Generation: celebrating young fashion retail talentSubscription

11 January 2018 By

Revealing the 30 Under 30 professionals making their mark on the fashion retail industry today.

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