Tag : Drapers Independents Awards
Independent retailing is one of the fashion industry’s toughest sectors, but also one of the most innovative – and larger retailers would do well to take note of the initiatives the sector is driving.
Julian and Rhona Blades tell the rollercoaster-ride story that led them to win Drapers Independents Lifetime Achievement Award today
The winners of this year’s Drapers Independents Awards, which recognise the best independent retailers and brands across the UK and Ireland, were revealed at a ceremony in London yesterday.
The award-winning journey to the perfect fitSubscription
Sarah Connelly used her long experience in lingerie and her “superpower” understanding of fit to launch Drapers Niche Fashion Retailer of the Year Odyssey Boutique.
Why 'yummy mummies' are flocking to The EditVideoSubscription
Penny Rawson, founder of The Edit, scooped the Best Store Design prize at the Drapers Independents Awards last year, after opening four shops in under two years. She tells Drapers how she intends to build the business further and expand into new areas.
Going off the beaten track to find new brands is a tactic that helps independent retailers to thrive.
Drapers Independents Awards 2018: enter nowSubscription
Entries are now open for the 2018 Drapers Independents Awards, celebrating the best fashion retailers and brands in this valuable sector across the UK and Ireland.
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.
Ringing the changes for Bells ShoesSubscription
Drapers Independent Footwear Retailer of the Year Bells Shoes set up its website in 2007 – a year before Clarks – and has since grown from a single store in Buxton to a global multichannel enterprise. Director Ed Martin explains how
Psyche gears up to open in DurhamSubscription
Middlesbrough-based premium independent Psyche is preparing to open a branch in Durham at the end of February.