Tag : Next Gen 2017
Video: "Be passionate about what you do," says Nigel OddyVideoSubscription
Aspiring young fashion professionals need to know their market and enjoy it says Nigel Oddy, CEO of The Range.
"Being creative is about innovating," says Belstaff creative director Delphine NinousVideoSubscription
To innovate, it is important to nurture your creativity and to be constantly open minded about new things, says Belstaff creative director Delphine Ninous.
River Island's James Malysz: "Don't be afraid to take risks" VideoSubscription
“Go outside of your comfort zone,” advises River Island ecommerce merchandising manager James Malysz.
East CEO Vilkauls: "Be careful of your CV, it sells you to the world" VideoSubscription
“Look at all the different functions in retail before deciding what you want to be,” advises East CEO Erica Vilkauls.
Jack Wills' Peter Williams: 'You absolutely need the right attitude'VideoSubscription
Jack Wills founder and CEO Peter Williams told attendees at Drapers Next Generation that the brand looks for the right attitude in candidates over experience.
Mother of Pearl creative director Amy Powney said aspiring designers need to learn as much as they can in different businesses and work hard to succeed.
Next Gen 2017: Street StyleSubscription
The style stakes were high at the Drapers Next Generation event, as the brightest young talent from the industry gathered for a day of inspirational talks and panels in London’s 30 Euston Square. We round up the best street style snaps from the day.
The past few weeks have brought some surprising appointments at some of the largest UK fashion retailers – not least the news last week that Goodwood boss Alex Williamson will take the reins at House of Fraser.
Keep learning, stay focused and vary your career, says YNAP’s Negin Yeganegy
Former House of Fraser chief executive Nigel Oddy rounded off today’s Drapers Next Generation by reflecting on the importance of immersing yourself in retail and remaining fascinated with the industry.