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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Me.Land's bold Pitti debutSubscription
Parisian footwear brand Me.Land was a joyful expression of colour and texture among its fellow exhibitioners.
Baracuta teams up with Atelier &RepairsSubscription
British heritage brand Baracuta has embraced sustainability this season, revisiting iconic garments and reusing archive fabrics in its first-ever collaboration.
Ben Sherman's Pitti returnSubscription
Following a successful Pitti exhibition in January, when it displayed its archive shirt collection but was not selling its product range, Ben Sherman returned to the trade show as a fully fledged exhibitor for spring 20.
Pitti positivity: a bright start for spring 20Subscription
Sunny skies and bright moods got the spring 20 trade show season off to a positive start, as brands and buyers descended on Florence for the 96th edition of Pitti Uomo.
Moon Boot's debut summer collectionSubscription
Italian snow boot brand Moon Boot, debuted its first-ever summer collection at Pitti for spring 20 after more than 50 years in business.
Andrea Dini, CEO of Paul & Shark talks through the spring 20 season at Pitti Uomo in Florence
High Court claim against Boohoo co-founderSubscription
An IT consultant has claimed he “co-founded” Boohoo Group and lodged a £118.5m claim against the fast fashion etailer’s group executive chairman, Mahmud Kamani.
Fat Face design director departsSubscription
Fat Face’s design director, Emma Shaw, has left the lifestyle retailer after eight years.
Activist investor buys stake in Moss BrosSubscription
Gatemore Capital Management has bought a 10% stake in men’s formalwear retailer Moss Bros.
Cambridge Satchel Company losses growSubscription
Cambridge Satchel Company has reported a total loss of £1.4m for the year to 30 June 2018, despite its renewed overseas expansion programme.