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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Dame Zandra Rhodes' lifetime in fashionSubscription
Veteran British designer Dame Zandra Rhodes talks Drapers through her fashion life, and the lessons learned from 50 years at the forefront of fashion.
Very British luxury from newcomer Mina LingerieSubscription
British design and manufacturing are the underpinnings of new luxury lingerie brand Mina Lingerie.
First Look: House of Holland x Speedo Subscription
London based womenswear brand House of Holland has teamed up with swimwear label Speedo for a spring 19 collaboration.
Superdry appoints interim CFOSubscription
Superdry has appointed Nick Gresham as interim chief financial officer, following the departure of Ed Barker, who resigned in April 2019.
Sales up at TK Maxx ownerSubscription
TJX, the US owner of TK Maxx, has announced a 5% sales rise to $9.27bn (£7.3bn) for the 13 weeks to 4 May 2019, and has raised its outlook for the full financial year.
Profits drop at Marks & SpencerSubscription
Marks & Spencer CEO Steve Rowe has insisted there are “green shoots” in the business’ transformation plans, despite the retailer reporting a 9.9% drop in profit before tax and adjusting items for the year to 30 March 2019.
Ahead of Graduate Fashion Week 2019, which takes place on 2-5 June at the Old Truman Brewery in London’s Shoreditch, see Drapers’ pick of some of the students to watch out for.
India's middle-class fashion frenzySubscription
A booming economy is leading to a thriving middle class in India and retailers are beginning to explore the potential of the new market – both at home and abroad.
Launched in 2009, Vestiaire Collective is now the largest authenticated luxury resale platform in the world. At Drapers Digital Festival, Clara Chappaz, chief growth officer, revealed the reasons for the sector’s growth.
Becoming a truly digital business begins with the acknowledgement that “You know nothing”, says John Allen, CEO of womenswear ecommerce site Nobody’s Child.