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Grace Whelan

Grace Whelan

Grace Whelan is a news reporter at Drapers, specialising in menswear and property across the magazine and website. She joined the team in 2018 after graduating from City, University of London with an MA in magazine journalism. Personal industry interests include the developing role of tech in retail and British manufacturing.

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    Me.Land's bold Pitti debutSubscription

    14 June 2019

    Parisian footwear brand Me.Land was a joyful expression of colour and texture among its fellow exhibitioners.

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    Baracuta teams up with Atelier &RepairsSubscription

    14 June 2019

    British heritage brand Baracuta has embraced sustainability this season, revisiting iconic garments and reusing archive fabrics in its first-ever collaboration. 

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    Ben Sherman's Pitti returnSubscription

    14 June 2019

    Following a successful Pitti exhibition in January, when it displayed its archive shirt collection but was not selling its product range, Ben Sherman returned to the trade show as a fully fledged exhibitor for spring 20.

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    Pitti positivity: a bright start for spring 20Subscription

    14 June 2019

    Sunny skies and bright moods got the spring 20 trade show season off to a positive start, as brands and buyers descended on Florence for the 96th edition of Pitti Uomo.

  • Moon boot (4)

    Moon Boot's debut summer collectionSubscription

    14 June 2019

    Italian snow boot brand Moon Boot, debuted its first-ever summer collection at Pitti for spring 20 after more than 50 years in business.

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    Paul & Shark CEO: 'Our focus is to protect the seas'Subscription

    14 June 2019

    Andrea Dini, CEO of Paul & Shark talks through the spring 20 season at Pitti Uomo in Florence

  • Carol Kane and Mahmud Kamani, joint CEOs Boohoo

    High Court claim against Boohoo co-founderSubscription

    12 June 2019

    An IT consultant has claimed he “co-founded” Boohoo Group and lodged a £118.5m claim against the fast fashion etailer’s group executive chairman, Mahmud Kamani. 

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    Fat Face design director departsSubscription

    10 June 2019

    Fat Face’s design director, Emma Shaw, has left the lifestyle retailer after eight years.

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    Activist investor buys stake in Moss BrosSubscription

    10 June 2019

    Gatemore Capital Management has bought a 10% stake in men’s formalwear retailer Moss Bros. 

  • Brompton cambridge satchel co 370x260 ab 005

    Cambridge Satchel Company losses growSubscription

    10 June 2019

    Cambridge Satchel Company has reported a total loss of £1.4m for the year to 30 June 2018, despite its renewed overseas expansion programme. 

All by Grace Whelan