Tag : knitwear
Shopwatch: Johnstons of Elgin's London flagshipSubscription
Johnstons of Elgin has brought more than a touch of its Scottish mills to its new London flagship.
Season's preview: Stefanel autumn 17Subscription
With a focus on warm winter materials and yarns, including baby alpaca, yak and cashmere, the aesthetic for Stefanel’s winter designs is one of seasonal warmth and classic designs. Key pieces include a longline bonded knitwear coa, with diamond pattern decoration, and the diamond motif also appears on classic cut jumpers and cardigans.
Season's preview: Lily & Me autumn 17Subscription
Leggings, jeans and basic T-shirts form the key shapes for autumn, in teals, berry tones and smoky greys, alongside leaf prints and floral patterns. Fabrics include brushed knits and lightweight jerseys.
High street retailers across the UK are offering deep mid-season discounts for a second year running in anticipation of another difficult Christmas trading season.
Drapers spoke to knitwear designer Genevieve Sweeney to find out how she is using her eponymous brand to support UK manufacturing with a hidden network of British knitters.
Founder of knitwear brand Ille de Cocos, Deola Charles, on her passion for classic designs and her love of independent labels.
Chinti & Parker co-founder Anna Singh creates fun, high-quality knitwear for a customer she knows well
Angela Bell, co-founder of luxury cashmere brand Queene & Belle talks to Drapers about her passion for tradition and her own knitwear heritage.
Knitwear designer Marion Foale steps downSubscription
Marion Foale, founder of the eponymous knitwear brand and supplier, is stepping away from the business.
John Smedley signs Japanese partnership dealSubscription
Premium knitwear brand John Smedley has signed a retail and distribution deal with clothing company Bigi Group, to expand its bricks-and-mortar and wholesale Japanese operations.