Indies drift away from trade showsSubscription
A growing number of independent fashion retailers across the UK are taking a more direct approach to buying rather than attending trade shows in a bid to keep down costs.
Jacket Required: The best of the newcomersSubscription
The best new launches and trade show debuts at last week’s Jacket Required at London’s Old Truman Brewery
56 key pieces from Jacket RequiredSubscription
Top brands at the spring 16 edition of the menswear trade show reveal their bestselling items of the season so far.
Drapers Talks: Topshop's super-skinny mannequins and Jacket Required VideoSubscription
Drapers’ news editor Kirsty McGregor talks to senior news reporter Tara Hounslea about Topshop’s decision this week to halt further purchases of super-skinny mannequins after a customer complained, the popularity of menswear trade show Jacket Required, and the new anti-slavery laws being introduced.
Jacket Required delivers the goodsSubscription
Jacket Required closed yesterday (July 30) with quieter footfall than on Wednesday, but having confirmed its attraction to multiple and independent buyers who no longer feel a strong pull to the Berlin fairs.
Expanded Jacket Required maintains its appealSubscription
Jacket Required is shining a positive light on the UK menswear industry and gaining an increasingly international following, brands and agents reported on the first morning of the trade show.
Jacket Required: Menswear Autumn 15Subscription
An extended brand list and buyers aplenty made for a hectic Jacket Required .
Menswear brands welcomed the upbeat atmosphere and “relevant” show format at Jacket Required, as the second day of the event at the Old Truman Brewery in east London came to a close on Thursday (February 5).
Jacket Required pulls in the crowdSubscription
Exhibitors were feeling confident after a strong start to the eighth edition of Jacket Required, with a steady stream of UK and international buyers working their way through the two floors of the Old Truman Brewery on the first morning of the show.
Off the record, August 9 2014Subscription
The week’s hottest happenings.