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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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    Net-a-Porter launches ethical product filterSubscription

    18 June 2019

    Net-a-Porter has launched a new homepage category that curates ethical products for sustainably minded customers. 

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    Jigsaw hires new creative directorSubscription

    18 June 2019

    Jigsaw has appointed Joanna Sykes as its new creative director, Drapers understands. 

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    66°North appoints Net-a-Porter MDSubscription

    18 June 2019

    66°North has hired Net-a-Porter managing director, Matthew Woolsey, as its global president. 

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    Amazon launches photo search Subscription

    18 June 2019

    Amazon has unveiled a new feature in its app which finds clothes by analysing an uploaded photo. 

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    Hackett to open on Savile RowSubscription

    18 June 2019

    British heritage menswear brand Hackett London will open a flagship store on Savile Row.

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    Retailers bring forward summer Sales Subscription

    17 June 2019Comments (2)

    Several high street multiples have brought forward their summer Sales, and are blaming poor weather and tough year-on-year comparisons for discounts of up to 50%.

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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.

All by Grace Whelan