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Jessica Brown

Jessica Brown

Jessica is editor Drapers magazine and Jessica has more than seven years' experience writing about the fashion industry and retail sectors and regularly writes news stories, features and columns for Drapers across all sectors as well as co-ordinating the news team and sending out the daily email newsletter. Jessica is also a regular commentator on the fashion and retail industries on television and on the radio. Contact Jessica with any corporate or business press releases you may have. Please also send her letters for the Drapers Letters page.

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  • Steven Miller

    Steven MillerSubscription

    5 August 2011

    The last true British shirtmaker, Turnbull & Asser, enriches more than just gentlemen’s wardrobes. Its boss explains why it won’t compromise on its Made in Britain ethos

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    Oasis appoints design directorSubscription

    13 July 2011

    Oasis has hired Clive Reeve from Wallis as its design director.

  • Bread & Butter reported strong attendance at its spring 12 event

    Bread & Butter claims UK visitor riseSubscription

    13 July 2011

    Bread & Butter said that last weeks’ edition of the event had attracted the most it had ever recorded since it relocated to Berlin-Tempelhof Airport five seasons ago.

  • Regional power: Van Mildert has six stores in the Northeast

    Ashley poised to snap up Van Mildert Subscription

    8 July 2011

    Northeast mini-chain could be next on Sports Direct owner’s premium hit list

  • Jessica Brown, Executive editor

    Ashley cruises into premium territorySubscription

    8 July 2011

    It’s now not beyond the realms of possibility that come October we could see the somewhat sartorially challenged Mike Ashley elbowing his way past Anna Wintour into the front row of the Prada catwalk in Milan.


    How was it for you?Subscription

    4 July 2011Comments (2)

    Did you take part in Skillsmart Retail’s Independents’ Day yesterday? Then we want to hear from you.

  • Portas says high streets may not be the "heartbeat" of the town

    Portas says high street may no longer be "heartbeat of the town"Subscription

    4 July 2011Comments (2)

    Mary Portas has warned that she is not yet convinced Britain’s high streets have a future - a surprising statement from the woman who has been hired by David Cameron to come up with a plan to rescue the fortunes of the country’s shopping streets - but added that she believes community centres and workplaces could help fix the retail industry’s challenges.

  • Kate Moss

    A week of weddings: Kate Moss in Galliano IMAGE GALLERYSubscription

    4 July 2011

    The last seven days have witnessed some seriously high-profile celebrity weddings led of course by Kate Moss’ nuptials, during which she wore a stunning veil and a slightly surprising ethereal gown by John Galliano. The groom Jamie Hince opted for a Yves Saint Laurent 3db pale blue suit.

  • Jessica Brown Executive Editor

    A decade of showing how it’s doneSubscription

    1 July 2011

    It’s hard to believe it’s almost 10 years to the day that, having just joined the Drapers team, I was escorted to Cologne by the then editor Eric Musgrave and his trademark specs for my first fashion trade show experience.

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    UK factory raids add weight to calls for urgent regulationSubscription

    24 June 2011

    Four out of 12 fashion and textile manufacturers spot-checked by the UK Border Agency have been found to be employing illegal workers in Leicester, in what is a huge blow to the reputation of the resurgent British manufacturing industry.

All by Jessica Brown