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Laura Weir

Laura Weir

Laura Weir started at Drapers as an intern five years ago and has worked her way up to become the magazine’s fashion editor. Laura is responsible for the magazine’s fashion content and writes, edits and builds copy for Drapers online and the magazine. Laura has interviewed the biggest names in fashion retail and regularly shares her extensive industry knowledge at Drapers’ sister event Pure London, where she speaks on the main catwalk about product and trend. Laura manages the fashion team and overseas the production of Drapers bi-annual look book series which showcases the best of branded product and buying advice for the season ahead. Laura has also held a senior position on the Drapers news desk where she wrote exclusive fashion news for the magazine and website, and she has also worked at Retail Week as a reporter. Laura frequently travels overseas to cover fashion trade shoes and designer catwalks and is available for fashion and trend commentary on a variety of subjects from high street fashion to couture.

Contact Info

0044 207 728 3528


  • Cantebury

    Streetwear Spring 12 -The ShootSubscription

    29 July 2011

    Streetwear looked smarter than ever at Bread & Butter Berlin earlier this month, where brands showed off their latest collections – and their modelling skills – in our spring 12 shoot

  • Eveningwear Spring 12

    Eveningwear Spring 12 - The ShootSubscription

    27 July 2011

    Full-length gowns and flapper dresses take the leading roles as 1930s and 1940s Parisian chic echoes spring 12 eveningwear’s dramatic mood.

  • Pastel shades and easy chinos combine for a thoroughly sophistictaed casual season while the DB jacket finally gets commercial for a fresh take on formalwear

    Menswear Spring 12 - The ShootSubscription

    26 July 2011

    Pastel shades and easy chinos combine for a thoroughly sophisticated casual season while the db jacket finally gets commercial for a fresh take on formalwear.

  • Womenswear Spring 12

    Womenswear Spring 12 - The ShootSubscription

    26 July 2011

    Take a trip to Wonderland and discover a plethora of feminine florals, playful brights and elegant 1950s silhouettes

  • Laura Weir

    Womenswear Spring 12Subscription

    26 July 2011

    The spring 12 Drapers Womenswear Special begins with a glossy shoot inspired by Alice in Wonderland, but rather than whimsical tea parties and Mad Hatters, think a modern day Alice with an edge (and one bunny rabbit).

  • Laura Weir

    Menswear Spring 12 Subscription

    25 July 2011

    The menswear catwalks in Paris and Milan melted past in a haze of heat and perspiration, as did Pitti Uomo in Florence.

  • Oliver Spencer

    Oliver SpencerSubscription

    15 July 2011

    The designer tells Laura Weir why, 10 years after the launch of his premium label, he has opened a standalone footwear store.

  • Uniforms for the Dedicated

    Uniforms for the DedicatedSubscription

    15 July 2011

    The playful Swedish brand is rooted in a 15-strong art collective that is about telling stories, not selling trends.

  • Andrew Townsin is country manager UK and Republic of Ireland at French heritage brand Aigle

    Andrew TownsinSubscription

    20 May 2011

    Aigle has just opened a UK showroom in an Oxfordshire manor house. The outdoor brand’s country manager tells Laura Weir it is all part of its lifestyle focus.

  • Rebecca Minkoff

    Rebecca MinkoffSubscription

    6 May 2011

    The designer is renowned for her handbags, but she tells Laura Weir why she wishes she’d created a humble straw tote.

All by Laura Weir