Drapers gets the lowdown on the latest gossip and reports back from the hottest parties and events
Main offenders Men’s young fashion brand Weekend Offender celebrated the opening of its Soho store with a party at the site. Held in association with Bud 66 beer and restaurant Bodean’s, there was food and drink on tap for guests including the brand’s (from left) Rhydian Powell, Aaron Thalmann and Sam Jones.
Glamorous outlook ITV weather presenter Siân Lloyd chose occasionwear brand Ispirato to provide her outfits for her weather forecasts over the festive period. Lloyd (pictured presenting the Boxing Day weather in a sapphire blue satin dress and jacket) also wore a stretch taffeta dress for Christmas Day’s broadcast.
House party Religion threw a bash at The House on Rivington Street, London. Enjoying the festivities were (top, from left) Traffic People’s Mark Readman, guest Kirstie Daw, Religion’s Darren Collins, Choice’s Darren Conway and James Holder of Superdry; and (bottom) Graeme Gaughan of IPR, Religion’s Mette Gaughan and Darren Collins.
Bunch of posers Photographer Ben Rayner got in front of the camera for a behind-the-scenes picture at the Drapers autumn 12 streetwear shoot, where he joined the Drapers fashion team and models at the end of a hard day’s work. As you can see, the team were all slightly delirious after a long day’s shooting.
Which retailer chief executive was recently spotted at a spa by a certain high street guru, wearing only a pair of tight Speedos?