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During menswear trade show Pitti Uomo in Florence last week, I headed to the striking Tepidarium Del Roster to see the latest collection from Italian heritage sportswear brand Sergio Tacchini.
As the spectre of another general election looms – the second in just over two years – this week we ask the fashion retail industry what policies they think the next government should prioritise.
With cleverly embedded digital tech and a swish design, Adidas’s new flagship store on London’s Oxford Street is a dazzling display of retail theatre.
Heritage Italian leather brand Bottega Veneta is fashion’s ‘It’ label, and new creative director Daniel Lee’s designs are causing a stir with commercial buyers and shoppers alike.
Profits have fallen at Asos. How can the etailer overcome its challenges to ensure sustainable growth?
British fashion retail has been dealt a double dose of bad news in recent days.
Yet again we find ourselves in the strange position of celebrating London as an international stage for British design talent, less than two months before the UK leaves the European Union.
Judging for the Drapers Independents Awards is always a lively debate, and one that reassures me that it’s not all doom and gloom on the high street – there is so much innovation and success to celebrate.
Widespread discounting on autumn stock before the summer has even come to an end has, worryingly, become common practice for many UK fashion retailers – and has potentially damaging implications.
Drapers takes a tour of Sports Direct’s £10m Flannels flagship on London’s Oxford Street.
At the G7 summit in Biarritz last weekend 32 retailers and suppliers signed the Fashion Pact – an agreement to champion sustainable fashion. Drapers assesses their chances of success.
As the retail industry returns from its collective summer holidays and looks ahead to the autumn season, Drapers recaps how the high street has changed so far this year
Fashion brands and retailers have teamed up with a range of designers, celebrities and even cartoon characters to launch limited edition collections in 2019.
CBD is the current buzzword of the beauty and well-being industries, but can fashion benefit?
It is the country’s second city, but is Birmingham the right location for retail expansion? Drapers takes a trip
Consumers are embracing online shopping, which requires fashion retailers to invest heavily in developing ecommerce – but an increasing number are questioning the return on that investment.
When I joined Drapers in June 2005, I could not have imagined the challenges and opportunities the next 14 years would bring.
The UK is at a sustainability crossroads. Drapers looks to other countries for the most effective ways to reduce the fashion industry’s environmental impact.
This week Drapers celebrates an incredible 132 years. Looking back at the industry over that time there have been huge changes and challenges to overcome but there has also been plenty to celebrate.
Following Mothercare’s decision to franchise its UK operations, Drapers analyses what the model, traditionally used internationally, may have to offer the fashion industry domestically.
To say it has been a turbulent week for Sports Direct Group is an understatement.
Consumer confidence is low, the high street is in the midst of one of its most challenging periods yet, Brexit is imminent, and the UK has a new prime minister, Boris Johnson.
The spring 20 editions of UK trade shows Pure London and Scoop, which ran concurrently in London on 21-23 July, got off to a sunny yet slow start on Sunday, although both shows picked up across the three days.
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: the high street is not dead.