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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Fit for purpose: new activewear brands to knowSubscription
One category holding up amid lockdown is activewear. Here are some up-and-coming brands with angles that will catch customers’ attention and retail names to look out for
Rising to the occasion amid coronavirusSubscription
Contemporary womenswear brands are adapting quickly in the face of a cancelled spring and summer social season.
Cashing in on fashion for man's best friendSubscription
Spending on pets is soaring in the UK, and smart brands and retailers are tapping into the demand for fashionable treats for canine companions. Is man’s best friend the secret to fashion’s next successful category add-on?
Giuseppe Zanotti’s famous Italian adventuresSubscription
Luxury footwear designer Giuseppe Zanotti takes Drapers on an Italian odyssey – from footwear manufacturing in the north, to hidden holiday islands in the south.
Rebel attitudes, brazen branding and high-luxury product combine to outerwear magic for Canadian brand Moose Knuckles.
Beyond efficiency: the new rules for retail appsSubscription
In a time when customer engagement and retention is a necessity for retailers, apps must work harder than ever to prove their worth.
Bold, vibrant silk styles are the signature style of womenswear brand Lisou. Founder Rene Macdonald shares the story behind her brand.
Six of the bestselling lockdown categoriesSubscription
Typical spending patterns for spring and summer have been thrown out of the window by confined consumers. Drapers looks into which categories are retaining relevance.
Retail faces an unprecedented period of change because of the global impact of Covid-19. Drapers asks if the crisis could be a disastrous distraction from fashion’s focus on sustainability or whether it may help trigger wide-scale change.
Deckers poaches Fat Face ecommerce boss Subscription
US fashion group Deckers Brands has appointed former Fat Face ecommerce boss Paul Wright as its new senior ecommerce director.