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Karl Lagerfeld

Karl Lagerfeld: a life in fashionSubscription


Following the death of designer Karl Lagerfeld, Drapers looks back at the fashion mogul’s career highlights.

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What the Li & Fung partnership means for DebenhamsSubscription


The supply-chain tie-up with Chinese sourcing giant Li & Fung is a vote of confidence in the flagging retailer.

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Will it be a lean Year of the Pig for UK fashion retail? Subscription


The growth of the Chinese economy is slowing down and tourist numbers are falling. Drapers investigates the impact on UK fashion retail. 

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Is direct-to-consumer the death of wholesale?Subscription


As more and more wholesale brands sell direct to the consumer, independent retailers have been left wondering if they have a viable future.

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Muted Moda ready for a refreshSubscription

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The Midlands show played it safe as it finds its place among its London trade show stablemates.

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Moda autumn 19: Drapers' pick of the brandsSubscription

See Drapers’ pick of the brands and collections to know from the autumn 19 edition of Birmingham trade show Moda.

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New York Fashion Week: the nine autumn 19 trends to knowSubscription


From a return to the 1970s, to heritage checks and pops of yellow, these are the womenswear trends, colours and fabrics of note from the autumn 19 edition of New York Fashion Week.

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Micam autumn 19: Drapers' pick of the brandsSubscription

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See Drapers’ pick of the brands and collections to know from the autumn 19 edition of footwear trade show Micam in Milan.

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Lingerie’s top performers: the products and trends winning over customersSubscription


Drapers speaks to lingerie buyers and designers to find out what is selling well and predict the trends that will make an impact in the new season – and once again, comfort is king.

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Comfort still reigns in the UK lingerie market Subscription


The market for comfortable lingerie is soaring, but other trends are emerging and brands are vying to meet the demand

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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.

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Autumn 19: a great British fashion weekSubscription

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The autumn 19 edition of London Fashion Week (15-19 September) hosted a strong showing from the city’s diverse pool of talent.

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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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