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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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  • Aphrodite x Oliver Spencer

    Big brand collaborations for indie Aphrodite's anniversary Subscription

    19 September 2019

    Sunderland menswear independent Aphrodite has teamed up with Grenson, Oliver Spencer and Nudie Jeans to create three limited edition collaborations for its 25th anniversary. 

  • Glamorous Care

    Glamorous's sustainable collectionSubscription

    18 September 2019

    Manchester-based young fashion label Glamorous is launching its first sustainable collection.

  • hm sale

    Used returns costing retailers £1.5bnSubscription

    18 September 2019Comments (1)

    Dishonest returns from customers who are returning used items are costing UK retailers £1.5bn, new data shows. 

  • central st martins 3

    Compulsory sustainability modules for UAL studentsSubscription

    18 September 2019

    The University of Arts London (UAL), which includes Central St Martins and London College of Fashion, has announced that all courses will now have compulsory modules in sustainable practice. 

  • Arnold town centre (Gedling)

    High street fund shortlist branded "electioneering"Subscription

    17 September 2019Comments (1)

    Towns overlooked for the Future High Streets Fund have called the selection process “naked political electioneering” on the part of the government.

  • childrens wardrobe

    Psyche launches standalone childrenswear siteSubscription

    16 September 2019

    Middlesbrough-based premium independent Psyche has launched a dedicated designer kidswear website to focus on its junior offering. 

  • Edinburgh st james resized

    Why steady Edinburgh is a retail magnetSubscription

    16 September 2019

    Retailers describe the Scottish capital as a “bellwether”, relatively immune to the storm battering the UK market. Will the new Edinburgh St James scheme disrupt that stability?

  • karen millen aw 19

    Karen Millen suppliers face further lossesSubscription

    16 September 2019Comments (2)

    Karen Millen and Coast suppliers are facing further losses after Boohoo offered to buy just a fraction of stock already produced for the brands’ relaunch in October.

  • Hartlepool shopping centre

    Councils to invest more in shopping centresSubscription

    16 September 2019

    Local authorities across the UK are poised to spend an additional £230m on acquiring shopping centres in the coming year, in an effort to redevelop town centres with high vacancy rates. 

  • Demna

    Demna Gvasalia to exit VetementsSubscription

    16 September 2019

    Demna Gvasalia is stepping down from the helm of Vetements, the luxury brand he co-founded with his brother in 2014. 

All by Grace Whelan