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Editor's Comment: Fashion faces up to its sustainable futureSubscription

20 March 2019 By

Sustainability has been a key theme in the fashion industry over the last 12 months but hosting the first ever Drapers Sustainable Fashion event last week highlighted how widespread the ambition is for fashion businesses to move towards a greener future.

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Visual search to AI: 2019’s biggest multichannel trendsSubscription

18 March 2019 By

Long-term success in fashion depends on brands’ ability to adapt to broad, structural changes in the way consumers want to shop.

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Christopher Raeburn: 'Small steps lead to big differences in sustainability'Subscription

13 March 2019 By

Ahead of his talk at the Drapers Sustainable Fashion event tomorrow, London Fashion Week designer and Timberland global creative director Christopher Raeburn reveals how he puts sustainability at the heart of business.

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Editor's Comment: Lack of long-term leader left LK Bennett directionlessSubscription

12 March 2019 By

LK Bennett has become the latest high street casualty, closing five stores and making 55 redundancies after going into administration last week.

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Editor's Comment: It's time for fashion to smash the glass ceilingSubscription

7 March 2019 By

International Women’s Day has become a fixture in the fashion retail calendar, and prompts an increasing number of campaigns. 

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Editor's Comment: Don’t forget to celebrate UK fashion's successesSubscription

1 March 2019 By

When in the midst of challenging times, it can feel like a constant battle to keep persevering to stay afloat. It is often easy to brush over small successes and forget to celebrate all of this industry’s ongoing achievements.

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Comment: Is leopard print fashion’s most enduring trend?Subscription

28 February 2019 By

As the Drapers editorial team settled at their desks one morning this week, we surveyed each other and noticed almost everyone was wearing something leopard print.

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Editor's Comment: Why a 1p garment tax misses the point Subscription

21 February 2019 By

Fashion is one of the world’s most polluting industries. Implementing and executing sustainability targets must be a priority of every fashion leader today.

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Autumn 19: a great British fashion weekSubscription

20 February 2019 By

The autumn 19 edition of London Fashion Week (15-19 February) hosted a strong showing from the city’s diverse pool of talent.

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London Fashion Week: day five, buyer diarySubscription

19 February 2019 By

On the final day of London Fashion Week, Lydia King, director of womenswear for luxury department store Selfridges, shares her highlights.

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Comment: 'Kaiser' of fashion Karl Lagerfeld's influence will live onSubscription

19 February 2019 By

Karl Lagerfeld was one of the industry’s most iconic designers, straddling the worlds of fashion and pop culture in a way no other has.

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London Fashion Week: day four, buyer diarySubscription

18 February 2019 By

Harvey Nichols’ group buying director, Laura Larbalestier, shares her highlights from the penultimate day of London Fashion Week.

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London Fashion Week: day three, buyer diarySubscription

17 February 2019 By

Day three at London Fashion Week was dominated by big names, including Burberry and Victoria Beckham. 

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London Fashion Week: day two, buyer diarySubscription

16 February 2019 By

Lisa Aiken, fashion director at American online retailer Moda Operandi, shares her highlights from the second day of London Fashion Week. 

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London Fashion Week: day one, buyer diarySubscription

16 February 2019 By

London Fashion Week (LFW) kicked off its autumn 19 edition with a first day packed with creativity and new names. Stavros Karelis, buying director of London store Machine A, shares his highlights.

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Editor's Comment: Indies are keeping the high street aliveSubscription

15 February 2019 By

Spending time at the London womenswear trade shows this week highlighted that the high street is far from dead. Both Pure London and Scoop were busy and vibrant, and I spotted many an order being placed.

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If you entered fashion to be creative, don't fear automationSubscription

14 February 2019 By Luke McKeever

Until recently, technology and fashion and may not have seemed natural bedfellows, and yet today, from design to marketing, from production to distribution, technology is influencing every facet of our industry.

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Brexit dominates discussions at MicamSubscription

13 February 2019 By ,

Brands reported a sedate but satisfying autumn edition of footwear trade show Micam in Milan, as Brexit uncertainties dominated discussions.

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Rally in the aisles at autumn 19 Pure London and ScoopSubscription

13 February 2019

Updated layouts encouraged brisk business at the autumn 19 editions of trade shows Pure London and Scoop, which ran on 10-12 February

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Five things brands can learn from Fyre FestivalSubscription

12 February 2019 By

The shocking story of the botched attempt to organise a new, luxury music festival in the Bahamas has gripped the nation thanks to a recently released documentary by Netflix.