Grace Whelan's stories
The life of Karl LagerfeldSubscription
Following the death of designer Karl Lagerfeld this morning, Drapers looks back at the fashion mogul’s career highlights.
Gieves & Hawkes ramps up expansion Subscription
Gieves & Hawkes is expanding its bespoke offer internationally, revamping its made-to-measure service and relaunching its website.
Accessories boost fashion sales at John LewisSubscription
Fashion sales at John Lewis were up 1.2% for the week to 16 February compared to the same period last year, the retailer’s latest figures show.
Base Fashion begins store expansion plan Subscription
Kidswear independent Base Fashion has opened a new store at Intu Lakeside shopping centre as it embarks on a three-year store expansion strategy.
Muted Moda ready for a refreshSubscription
The Midlands show played it safe as it finds its place among its London trade show stablemates.
Half term fails to boost shopper figures Subscription
Footfall across the UK fell by 4.7% for the week beginning 10 February, compared to the same period last year, as half term failed to boost shopper numbers.
Delivery delays at Dr MartensSubscription
Dr Martens stockists are experiencing delays with forward order and in-season deliveries as the footwear brand struggles to keep up with “increased demand” and distribution issues, Drapers can reveal.
John Lewis backs bricks-and-mortar innovationSubscription
The John Lewis Partnership has shortlisted six entrepreneurs focused on transforming the in-store experience for its JLab retail innovation programme.
Next online to sell F&FSubscription
Next will now sell F&F, Tesco’s fashion brand, via its ecommerce site.
LK Bennett calls in advisersSubscription
Premium womenswear retailer LK Bennett has appointed advisers to consider options that could involve a sale.