Tag : footwear
Sean Farrell, former operations director at Office, has joined dance shoe brand Anita Flavina as head of retail operations in the UK.
Shoe Zone boss departs amid profit warning Subscription
Shoe Zone chief executive Nick Davies has resigned with immediate effect, as the footwear retailer announced its full-year performance will fall below previous expectations.
New UK footwear trade show to launchSubscription
A new footwear trade show called Sole Fashion will take place in Coventry’s Ricoh Arena on 16 and 17 February.
Changes always afoot at Axel ArigatoSubscription
As it opens its latest and largest store in Copenhagen, Drapers steps inside Swedish brand Axel Arigato to learn why change is at its core.
Mary Alice Malone, founder of footwear brand Malone Souliers, has created a luxe success with her elegant, architectural designs.
Office to shut up to 15 storesSubscription
Footwear retailer Office will close 10 to 15 of its loss-making stores in the next two years.
Gola launches vegan footwear lineSubscription
British footwear brand Gola is unveiling its first dedicated vegan range this autumn.
Brands and retailers need to widen their view and delight their customers to remain successful, writes Gerard Levy, owner of independent footwear retailer Spice London and footwear agency Gil Agencies.
Birkenstock strides beyond the comfort zoneSubscription
Oliver Reichert, CEO of heritage footwear brand Birkenstock, tells Drapers why it is broadening its product offer, entering new categories and expanding into new markets
With Rogue Matilda, Katie Cary created an award-winning take on women’s brogues.
Solid Moda gets ready for a rebootSubscription
Before a refresh next year, the spring 20 edition of Moda met with broad approval from visitors.
Harrogate Fashion Week makes headwaySubscription
The Yorkshire trade show is gradually growing as more brands seek a fresh space in which to exhibit.
Manolo Blahnik acquires footwear manufacturerSubscription
Luxury footwear brand Manolo Blahnik has acquired Italian atelier and shoe manufacturer, Calzaturificio Re Marcello.
The unstoppable march of Dr MartensSubscription
Dr Martens CEO Kenny Wilson talks to Drapers about taking the famous footwear brand international – and rumours of a potential sale
The Euro banker behind a £3.5m beach brandSubscription
Vera Drossopulo Bogdano stepped away from a career in banking to launch summer footwear brand Manebí
Deichmann to expand UK footprintSubscription
German footwear retailer Deichmann is planning to expand its UK footprint, targeting the country despite recent losses.
Malone Souliers launches men’s collection Subscription
Luxury footwear brand Malone Souliers has launched its first menswear collection for spring 20.
The winner of this year’s Drapers Footwear Award for lifetime achievement has made his family’s heritage brand fit for today’s market.
CamperLab, the sub-brand concept of Spanish footwear brand Camper, has named Finnish shoe designer Achilles Ion Gabriel its new creative director.
Ivylee Copenhagen spring 20 Subscription
The wild west meets 1970s disco fever in Danish women’s footwear brand IvyLee Copenhagen’s eclectic spring 20 offer.