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.
Drapers highlights some new brands and collections from the autumn 18 edition of premium womenswear trade show Scoop in London.
Serene Scoop delivers quality product and buyersSubscription
Horns blared on west London’s King’s Road on Sunday as traffic built up as a result of the weekend roadworks, but inside the nearby Saatchi Gallery, premium womenswear trade show Scoop was its usual oasis of calm.
Scoop founder targets international buyersSubscription
Drapers catches up with Karen Radley, founder of womenswear trade show Scoop, at the autumn 18 edition.
Alexa Chung's fashion platform at ScoopSubscription
This season’s edition of London’s premium womenswear trade show Scoop showcased a new tie-up with Villoid, the online fashion platform set up by model Alexa Chung and her friend, Karin Kaellman, who tells Drapers all about it.
Pure teams up with Textile Forum Subscription
UK fabric fair Textile Forum will host a “pavilion” at womenswear, menswear, footwear and accessories trade show Pure London next month.
Scoop teams up with Alexa ChungSubscription
London trade show Scoop is partnering with online fashion platform Villoid, co-founded by Alexa Chung, to offer emerging designers an exhibition space at this season’s show.
Pure London launches sourcing showSubscription
London trade show Pure is launching a new sourcing event, which aims to provide a “gateway” for international manufacturers to break into the UK market.
Brands, buyers and the Drapers team made their way to Kensington’s Olympia London for the spring 18 edition of trade show Pure, which ran on 23-25 July.
Pure London has been steadily increasing the number of catwalk shows, seminars and other activities available during the show, while more brands are offering services such as a wet shave to tempt people onto their stands. We found out what exhibitors and buyers thought about this focus on making the show more of an experience.
Drapers pick of the new brands and launches to know from the spring 18 edition of Pure.
Drapers catches up with Pure’s portfolio director Julie Driscoll on the latest edition of the show
Subdued second day at Pure LondonSubscription
The mood was more subdued when Drapers headed back to Olympia London for the second day of Pure’s spring 18 edition.
Steady start to Pure London Subscription
The spring 18 edition of Pure London kicked off in style embracing its “oriental futures” theme with an eastern-inspired catwalk on Sunday 23 July.
Drapers asked exhibitors and buyers at the spring 18 edition of Scoop whether they prefer the premium womenswear trade show and fellow London trade show Pure to take place on separate dates. For this season Scoop was held on 16-18 July at the Saatchi Gallery, while Pure will be held on 23-25 July at Olympia.
Scoop spring 18: Drapers' pick of the brands Subscription
Click through to see some of the new and exciting faces showing at Scoop
Sun shines on Scoop's second day Subscription
Drapers visits the second day of Scoop to see who is perusing the aisles.
Positive start to Scoop Subscription
Scoop kicked off London’s spring 18 trade show season in style on Sunday 16 July.
Pure London adds 'footwear destination'Subscription
Trade show Pure London is expanding its footwear offering with a dedicated upstairs floor.
Pure London autumn 17: Everything you need to know Subscription
There was an air of optimism at the autumn 17 edition of trade show Pure London, as brands and buyers dusted themselves off from a tough 2016 and looked to the future.
Scoop autumn 17: Everything you need to know Subscription
As London premium womenswear trade show Scoop draws to a close, Drapers looks back on a successful autumn 17 edition.
Drapers took to the aisles of London’s premium womenswear trade show Scoop to ask whether brands are putting up prices because of the weakness of sterling.
Drapers asked exhibitors at the autumn 17 edition of Pure London whether currency fluctuations were impacting sales.
Drapers brings you the best product from the autumn 17 edition of Scoop.
Drapers brings you a selection of the hottest new brands to come out of the autumn 17 edition of Pure London.
The second day of trade show Pure London’s autumn 17 edition was slower than expected for some, despite what was described as a positive start when the event kicked off on Sunday.
Brands and buyers were feeling upbeat as the sun shone down on the second day of London premium womenswear trade show Scoop’s autumn 17 edition today.
Positive start to Pure London autumn 17Subscription
Exhibitors reported a steady but positive start to the autumn 17 edition of Pure London, which kicked off yesterday (12 February) at Kensington Olympia.
Premium womenswear trade show Scoop International made a triumphant return to its ancestral home at the Saatchi Gallery in London’s Chelsea today, as buyers filed into the lower floors looking for quirky new brands to give their stores a point of difference.
Womenswear indies are looking forward to premium trade show Scoop’s return to the Saatchi Gallery in Chelsea this season, following a temporary move to Old Billingsgate.
Tradeshows including Panorama, Pitti Uomo and Scoop have revealed plans to introduce new concepts as they look to woo exhibitors and attendees next season.