Clarks’ decision to close its Somerset factory does not reflect the state of the wider UK textile manufacturing industry, argues Make it British founder Kate Hills.
Gaps left by some of the big-name designers leaving the Milan Fashion Week Men’s schedule presented opportunities for smaller brands to shine this season
In a flurry of mixed Christmas trading results Boohoo Group has smashed through the mediocrity with another stellar performance.
Pitti proves positive once again Subscription
The autumn 19 buying season kicked off to a flying, if slightly foggy, start at menswear trade show Pitti Uomo in Florence this week (8-11 January).
This Christmas was a tense affair for the fashion industry as retailers waited anxiously to see if consumers would defy the gloomy economic outlook and hit the shops. Happily, it seems I’m not the only one who overspent over the festive period.
Today’s crop of Christmas trading updates underlined the extent to which discounting now holds fashion retailers to ransom.
Retailers are starting to reap the benefits of customer reviews. Our new Drapers Guide explores why..
Fashion industry leaders' predictions for 2019Subscription
With Brexit looming, consumer confidence dwindling and retailers seeking new ways to offer the best experience for shoppers, Drapers speaks to fashion leaders across the industry to see what they predict for the year ahead.
It’s getting harder to find any upside to BrexitSubscription
Law firm Fieldfisher summarises the main issues keeping business leaders awake at night as we head into 2019
In times of crisis, invest in your workforceSubscription
When times are tough, retailers need to invest in their workforce rather than cost cutting, say Nicola Broadhurst, partner, and Hollie Ryan, associate, at law firm Stevens & Bolton