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Online styling services put to the testSubscription


Styling services are a blossoming sector of the ecommerce world. Drapers puts five to the test – and finds many of them lacking.

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Levi's: the making of a $6bn brand Subscription


If ever the fashion industry needed proof of the power of storytelling to sell clothes, then Levi’s is it.

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Will tomorrow's profits ever come for Farfetch?Subscription


Luxury ecommerce site Farfetch has soaring revenues, and its retail technology has attracted high-profile clients such as Harrods. But can it keep investing and growing without turning a profit?

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Bringing it home: why retailers are taking pattern cutting in houseSubscription


Retailers that want to be quicker to market and improve fit are seeking to bring pattern cutting in house – but are finding something of a skills deficit. 

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What's up with WhatsApp?Subscription

By Olivia Pinnock

As messaging app WhatsApp gears up to introduce advertising, what should brands know before attempting to conquer the private messaging realm?

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First look: Essentiel Antwerp opens its first store in LondonSubscription


With more than 50 shops internationally, the Belgian womenswear-focused brand brings its colourful quirks to the UK with its debut store.


Flannels: 'We want to be the biggest global luxury retailer'Subscription

By , Photography by Tobias Lewis Thomas

Sports Direct Group’s head of elevation, Mike Murray, and Flannels’ head of brand, Carl Tallents, exclusively unveil their UK and international expansion plans for Flannels and explain why Sports Direct is betting big on the high street.

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New angles for dependable denimSubscription


To keep up in the competitive denim market, brands must keep up with trends, and make sustainability part of their agenda.

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Meet the mastermind of an award-winning indieSubscription


Award-winning independent Master Debonair is driving rapid growth and bringing a fresh approach and dapper flare to menswear.

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Editor's Comment: Fashion faces up to its sustainable futureSubscription

20 March 2019 By

Sustainability has been a key theme in the fashion industry over the last 12 months but hosting the first ever Drapers Sustainable Fashion event last week highlighted how widespread the ambition is for fashion businesses to move towards a greener future.

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Enter the Drapers Awards 2019Subscription

Entries are now open for the Drapers Awards 2019 – the “Oscars” of the fashion retail industry.

Indie winners

Drapers Independents Awards 2019: enter now Subscription

Entries are now open for the 2019 Drapers Independents Awards, celebrating the best fashion retailers and brands in this valuable sector across the UK and Ireland. 

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