Ruth Faulkner's stories
Shellys going back to its roots with Aldo dealSubscription
Footwear brand Shellys is being given a fresh lease of life under a new design and distribution team looking to return it to its 1990s glory days.
Losses mount at Jane ShiltonSubscription
Handbag and footwear business Jane Shilton has reported a pre-tax loss of £1.9m for the year to June 30, 2012, as it prepares to sell its footwear division.
Womenswear retailer Oasis is to launch a new personalisation service at its flagship Argyll Street store.
Fashion Scout opens for entriesSubscription
Emerging designer launch platform Fashion Scout has officially opened its applications for London and Paris Fashion Week.
Pitti announces guest designersSubscription
Kolor, the Japanese brand created by designer Junichi Abe in 2004, will be the menswear guest designer at the June edition of Pitti Uomo.
Mainstream womenswear retailer Phase Eight is to reopen its Winchester store following a fire at the premises in January.
First Micam Shanghai hailed as a successSubscription
The inaugural Micam Shanghai footwear event attracted 5,880 visitors over the three day show, which took place in China last week.
One of the co-founders of private sales etailer Vente-privee.com has been appointed as the head of the businesses brand consultancy arm Vente-privee Consulting.
Aldo’s wholesale arm APS is hoping to return footwear brand Shellys to its glory days. But the business must rely on more than ’90s nostalgia to survive, writes Ruth Falkner.
Q&A: Katie Canvin, owner of indie AustiqueSubscription
As premium London womenswear indie Austique gears up to open its third store in June, Drapers chats to owner Katie Canvin about the new store and the retailer’s plans.