Gymshark takes a bite of the sportswear market Subscription
A combination of trend-led product and a personal connection with customers has propelled fitness apparel brand Gymshark into triple-digit growth. Drapers meets founder and chief brand officer Ben Francis and chief executive Steve Hewitt.
My Fashion Life: Sara Ferrero, CEO, ValextraSubscription
Drapers speaks to Sara Ferrero, CEO of luxury Italian handbag brand Valextra about her varied career and billion-euro business ambitions.
The man behind Self-PortraitSubscription
In less than five years, publicity-shy designer Han Chong has turned his contemporary womenswear brand Self-Portrait into a household name.
As LA-based premium basics brand Cotton Citizen makes its UK debut with a Selfridges exclusive, Drapers speaks to its founder and creative director Adam Vanunu to find out more about the brand
Meet Holli Rogers: Browns' maestro of productSubscription
Three years in to her role as CEO of Farfetch-owned Browns, the former Net-a-Porter fashion director reveals how she has rebooted a fashion retail institution.
Andrea Karg founded Allude Cashmere in 1993, after abandoning plans of a career in law. She talks to Drapers about her passion for the fabric and her brand’s evolution.
Me + Em and the direct approach to luxurySubscription
Me + Em founder Clare Hornby “will never do wholesale” and prefers an intimate relationship with her affordable luxury customer.
Simon Burstein's new destination of discoverySubscription
As Simon Burstein opens a new store for premium independent The Place London, he talks to Drapers about nurturing young designers, his career in retail and life after Browns.
My Fashion Life: Austrian designer Lena HoschekSubscription
Drapers speaks to Austrian womenswear designer Lena Hoschek about building a brand from her love of feminine designs.
Debenhams’ womenswear trading director Sara Bradley tells Drapers about her inspirations, motivations, and her plans for the department store’s womenswear offer.