Turnbull & Asser welcomed a royal sew and sew and it all clicked at the Ecommerce Summit.
What Prince Charles visits shirt retailer Turnbull & Asser’s factory
Where Quedgeley, Gloucestershire
The Prince of Wales visited the factory of shirtmaker Turnbull & Asser and was given a tour by two of its longest-serving employees, Kath Cope and Bette Elton, who both started working there in the 1960s and have almost 100 years’ service between them. Steven Miller, Turnbull & Asser’s managing director, said the firm was honoured by the royal visit.
Pictured Prince Charles gets sewing under the guidance of Kath Cope.
What Ossie Clark: The King of the King’s Road Reigns Again exhibition
Where Proud Galleries, Chelsea
The relaunch of iconic 1960s label Ossie Clark (as Ossie Clark London) was celebrated in style at Proud Galleries in Chelsea with a photographic exhibition, featuring unseen images from the likes of Norman Parkinson capturing the spirit of Clark and his designs.
Who Guests including Sinitta and Beverley Knight mingled with Ossie Clark London’s Nicolas Georgiou.
Pictured (From left) Georgiou and Alison Mansell of Ossie Clark London, singer Beverley Knight, and Marshall Doctors from Ossie Clark London.
What Drapers Ecommerce Summit
Where The Waldorf Hilton, London
Drapers held its annual Ecommerce Summit earlier this month. Ecommerce directors from leading retailers including Whistles, Thomas Pink and Mint Velvet attended the event to listen to speakers from the likes of Facebook, Amazon, Oasis and My-Wardrobe.com.
Pictured Delegates hear from Facebook’s head of fashion Streisan Bevan.
What Pure Chemistry launch fashion show
Where Pacha nightclub, London
Russian lingerie brand Pure Chemistry debuted its autumn 13 collection in a Russian-themed catwalk show at Pacha.
The entertainment Top DJs from Russia were flown in for the party.
Which senior director of a womenswear retailer described most of the people who apply to work in fashion as “complete dross”?
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