Harriet Brown is staff writer at Drapers, she covers news, fashion and features. She recently graduated from City University with an MA in magazine journalism and was previously a sub-editor at Digital Spy.
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The Bottega Veneta renaissanceSubscription
Heritage Italian leather brand Bottega Veneta is fashion’s ‘It’ label, and new creative director Daniel Lee’s designs are causing a stir with commercial buyers and shoppers alike.
Business leaders seek Brexit deal guarantee Subscription
Business leaders have called on the government to offer an “iron-clad guarantee” that the UK will not leave the European Union without a deal, following a weekend of further delays to the Brexit process.
Profit warnings hit eight-year highSubscription
Retail profit warnings hit their highest rate since the financial crisis in the first nine months of 2019, with Brexit cited as a key factor.
Sports Direct acquires retail parkSubscription
Sports Direct has acquired the Brookfield Shopping Park in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, for £25.4m.
Dramatic, sculptural designs and a sustainable focus are at the heart of Georgia Hardinge’s eponymous womenswear brand.
The golden opportunities of jewellerySubscription
As “demi-fine” brands, changing trends and more accessible price points shift the jewellery landscape, Drapers discovers how retailers can best make use of its lucrative potential.
Who can re-imagine fashion retail?Subscription
The idea of a “visionary” approach is gaining traction in retail. Drapers looks into how fashion businesses are integrating this approach into their strategies.
Fast fashion ads banned by watchdogSubscription
Fast fashion retailers Boohoo and Missguided have both had recent adverts banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), following complaints over their impact on young shoppers and depiction of women.
Five critical factors in re-inventing retail Subscription
Experts from Adidas, Anthropologie, Ben Sherman and independent retailer The Hambledon shared their insights on updating and reviving the in-store experience this morning at the Drapers Fashion Forum.
Darial's high retail drama in BarcelonaSubscription
A new experiential retail store called Dairal has opened in Barcelona, offering designer fashion, art and lifestyle products.