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People: Fashion leaders

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Drapers 30 Under 30: the search for fashion's rising stars is on Subscription

The annual list spotlighting fashion and retail rising stars is back for its 10th edition, and we want your nominations.


My Fashion Life: Lizzie Dawson, design director at Urban Outfitters EuropeSubscription

20 September 2018 By Kaisha Langton

Drapers speaks to Urban Outfitters’ design director about her passion for the brand and why vintage is part of the DNA of the typically eclectic and experimental Urban Outfitters shopper

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The everyman appeal of Universal WorksSubscription

19 September 2018 By

As Universal Works embarks on its fourth UK store, founder David Keyte is quietly confident that more and more people are gradually discovering its understated approach to contemporary menswear 

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My Fashion Life: K-Swiss brand director Bart VerdoornSubscription

19 September 2018 By Kaisha Langton

Bart Verdoorn is overseeing the clothing relaunch of footwear brand K-Swiss in his own way.

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Jules B: 'what doesn't kill you makes you stronger'Subscription

12 September 2018 By

Julian and Rhona Blades tell the rollercoaster-ride story that led them to win Drapers Independents Lifetime Achievement Award today

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Meet the original Mr PorterSubscription

7 September 2018 By , Photography by Sam Chick

At the helm of the men’s luxury etailer, managing director Toby Bateman is credited with revolutionising the menswear market

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Our Fashion Lives: the founders of Re/DoneSubscription

5 September 2018 By Kaisha Langton

Sean Barron’s and Jamie Mazur’s repurposed denim brand, Re/Done, aims to drive consumers towards sustainable fashion, individuality and keeping heritage brands relevant.

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This week fashion job changes: including Oasis, Topman and Boohoo GroupSubscription

Senior retail fashion job changes announced 13-20 September 2018