My Fashion Life: Womenswear
Ada Kokosar’s luxury footwear brand, Midnight 00, uses PVC wrapping to create party-proof fairytale shoes.
At family-run Italian label Pinko, Caterina Negra designs for a modern, bold woman
Rebecca Minkoff’s creates bags and clothing to fit with all aspects of women’s lives.
Tiffany London’s brand Tiffany Rose creates made-in-Britain maternitywear for women who want comfort and style
The founders of ethical womenswear brand Beulah, Natasha Rufus Isaacs and Lavinia Brennan, talk to Drapers about building their brand and launching their new, Chelsea store.
Drapers speaks to former fashion editor and co-founder of young fashion ecommerce site Own The Look, Olivia Cantillon, about “outfit dressing” and the pursuit of newness.
As LA-based premium basics brand Cotton Citizen makes its UK debut with a Selfridges exclusive, Drapers speaks to its founder and creative director Adam Vanunu to find out more about the brand
Andrea Karg founded Allude Cashmere in 1993, after abandoning plans of a career in law. She talks to Drapers about her passion for the fabric and her brand’s evolution.
My Fashion Life: Austrian designer Lena HoschekSubscription
Drapers speaks to Austrian womenswear designer Lena Hoschek about building a brand from her love of feminine designs.
Debenhams’ womenswear trading director Sara Bradley tells Drapers about her inspirations, motivations, and her plans for the department store’s womenswear offer.
With Hope Fashion, industry veteran Nayna McIntosh caters to mature women.
Christina Castle founded her sustainable womenswear brand Dagny after becoming frustrated with the amount of waste produced by the fashion industry. She talks to Drapers about her passion for ethical production and her journey to building a brand.
Drapers talks to Sangita Ebrahim, owner womenswear multi-brand boutique and label Charli about building the brand from the boutique and maintaining a family business.
Drapers spoke to knitwear designer Genevieve Sweeney to find out how she is using her eponymous brand to support UK manufacturing with a hidden network of British knitters.
Chinti & Parker co-founder Anna Singh creates fun, high-quality knitwear for a customer she knows well
Johan Lindeberg returned to his eponymous label, J Lindeberg, as creative director after an absence of 10 years. He spoke to Drapers about the future of the brand, and how it feels to be back at the helm
Founder of cult activewear label Lucas Hugh Anjhe Mules, talks to Drapers about blending performance and fashion, working on The Hunger Games, and building her business.
Drapers meets Riley Uggla, the woman behind the ethical and sustainable brand Made by Riley, to talk business, charity and the rising popularity of brands with a social mission.
Head of design at Swedish womenswear retailer Lindex, Annika Hedin has been at the brand since she graduated from university almost 20 years ago. She talks to Drapers about heritage, sustainability and balance.
Portuguese designer Ana Sousa founded the luxury occasionwear label Sophia Kah in 2011. She speaks to Drapers about her manufacturing heritage, her love of Lisbon and her passion for modern occasionwear.
Belstaff’s collection creative director Delphine Ninous balances heritage with modernity, and enjoys the alchemy of designing the perfect piece.
For Frank Borsas, head of occasionwear brand Aidan Mattox, it’s all about inspiration and looking to the future
Furla’s creative director, Fabio Fusi, on Italian style, brand heritage and his artistic inspirations.
Founder of knitwear brand Ille de Cocos, Deola Charles, on her passion for classic designs and her love of independent labels.
As the Scandi chic brand Weekday prepares to open its first UK store this year, Drapers spoke to the brand’s creative director Louise Lasson about the inspirations behind the brand’s enviable minimalist cool.
My Fashion Life: Erin Fridja, owner of Bad DenimSubscription
With more than 50 pairs of jeans to her name, founding a denim-only boutique was the logical step for Erin Fridja to turn her passion into a retail business.
The co-founder of cult Copenhagen womenswear label Baum und Pferdgarten discusses her inspirations, career highlights and the brand’s playful DNA.
Ali Hall and Julie Lavington quit their jobs at the top of the magazine industry to found their own womenswear brand, Sosandar. They spoke to Drapers about their journey from headlines to hemlines.
After working as a showroom model for 12 years, Inge Onsea teamed up with her husband to launch the casualwear brand Essentiel Antwerp from her native Belgium
California designer Raquel Allegra on her LA vibe, luxury tie-dye and recycled prison T-shirts.
Fleur Webb, designer and owner of womenswear label Fleur B and the Fleur B boutique applies her customer insight to her chic designs and sophisticated boutique.
The accessories and womenswear designer on evolving her brand, delegating her workload and her ultimate girl crush.
Inside the busy life of independent boutique owner, womenswear designer and professional chef Joanna Nicola
The Stamford independent womenswear retailer on celebrating 10 years in business and what she keeps in her attic.
Overseeing 500 womenswear brands on Asos.com, the site’s buying director talks about shopping, social and the 1990s revival.
The womenswear designer on her unlikely sources of inspiration, dream dinner party and alternative career options.
The owner of the eponymous sales agency on her dream dinner party, her love of Chanel and why she feels at home on a 72 ft yacht.
The creative director behind Danish label Day Birger et Mikkelsen’s offshoot brand 2nd Day on shopping, style and switching off from work.
As French brand American Vintage opens its first London store, founder Michael Azoulay talks 10 years of T-shirts and the evolution of his label into a global brand.
My Fashion Life: Designer Zoe Jordan on the future of fashion weeks VideoSubscription
From architecture student to bond broker to womenswear designer, Zoe Jordan didn’t have the traditional route into fashion.
The creative director of premium Danish womenswear label By Malene Birger on her love of suits, Seoul and vintage shopping LA style.
Jeff Abrams, founder of US casualwear brand Rails, tells Drapers about the inspiration he gets from travelling and what brings him back to his home in Los Angeles
Fleur East, singer and former star of ITV’s The X Factor, tells Drapers about her first range for Lipsy.
The founder of sales agency The Brand Ambassadors, and former Drapers and Pure commercial director, on the fun and frolics of the fashion industry
Affordability and responsiveness are always top of the list for PrettyLittleThing founder Umar Kamani.
Le Kilt founder Sam McCoach is reviving the tartan wrapover skirt’s fashion credentials
The womenswear designer explains how she brought her brand of New York cool to Harrods in London.
Veteran designer and artist Paul Costelloe reveals his latest venture: a coat collection for the Jacques Vert Group
Designer Sarah Beydoun’s handbag label gives female former prostitutes and prisoners in Lebanon the chance of a new future.
The founder of activewear brand Every Second Counts believes looking good at the gym can be a great motivator for a workout.