Scoop and Pure London
Spending time at the London womenswear trade shows this week highlighted that the high street is far from dead. Both Pure London and Scoop were busy and vibrant, and I spotted many an order being placed.
Pure London autumn 19: Drapers' brand picksSubscription
The autumn 19 edition of Pure London took place at London Olympia on 10-12 February. Here are Drapers’ favourites from the show.
Scoop autumn 19: Drapers' brand picksSubscription
Drapers’ highlights from the autumn 19 edition of Scoop at the Saatchi Gallery in London on 10-12 February.
Updated layouts encouraged brisk business at the autumn 19 editions of trade shows Pure London and Scoop, which ran on 10-12 February
Cautious welcome for Bubble returnSubscription
Kidswear brands have largely welcomed the news that trade show Bubble is to be revived at Pure London in February, but raised concerns over the timing of the exhibition and warned it may lose relevance as part of a bigger event.
Men’s footwear brands have vented their frustration after Birmingham trade show Moda revealed it was shifting its menswear section to Pure London.
Moda Gent moves to Pure LondonSubscription
Moda Gent, the menswear section of Birmingham-based trade show Moda, will move to Pure London to join its menswear offer, Pure Man, for February 2019.
The big question at Scoop and Pure LondonSubscription
The hot topic of conversation at the spring 19 edition of Pure London and Scoop was the recent news that Scoop organiser ITE has bought Pure London. Drapers gathered opinions from exhibitors and buyers.
From new launches to UK debuts, Drapers rounds up the stand out brands and key spring 19 product news from the London trade shows.
The UK heatwave showed no signs of abating this week as the Drapers team headed out to sunny spring 19 editions of trade shows Pure London and Scoop, which ran concurrently on 22-24 July.
Independent retailers, brands and agents were largely supportive of the corporate takeover of Pure London this week, believing more “synergies” will be created across UK trade shows.
Pure London launches denim showcaseSubscription
Trade show Pure London has announced plans for a new denim area at the upcoming spring 19 edition.
Trade show Pure London has announced a bursary scheme for Made in Britain brands to showcase their collections at the upcoming spring 19 edition.
Moda owner to buy Pure London's parent companySubscription
The owner of trade show Pure London, Ascential, has announced it is planning to sell its exhibitions business to ITE Group – which owns Moda, Jacket Required and Scoop – for £300m.
Pure London launches kidswearSubscription
Pure London will launch a kidswear show at July’s edition.
Pure London launches sustainable fashion areaSubscription
Trade show Pure London is launching a new section at its July event, Pure Conscious, which will be dedicated to sustainable brands.
The show’s managing director explains why she launched Pure Origin, and gives her take on the direction of the market.
The autumn 18 edition of trade show Pure London was bustling with buyers in the main hall, and new sections added interest
Pure London autumn 18: Drapers' pick of the brands Subscription
Drapers rounds up the brands to note from the autumn 18 edition of Pure London.
Womenswear is a tough market to be in right now, and the difficulties faced by some high street players – most recently East and New Look – underline the importance of having a clearly defined proposition.