Harriet Brown is staff writer at Drapers, she covers news, fashion and features. She recently graduated from City University with an MA in magazine journalism and was previously a sub-editor at Digital Spy.
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Losses widen at Cath KidstonSubscription
Lifestyle retailer Cath Kidston has posted a £10.5m EBITDA loss for the year to 25 March 2018, blaming cost pressures and a weakened sterling for the fall.
Fashion hit by £1.6bn peak returns impactSubscription
Fashion retailers in the UK are set to be hit by a £1.6bn impact on margins over the peak trading period, as customer returns spike in the wake of Black Friday.
John Lewis Christmas ad crowned YouTube number oneVideoSubscription
John Lewis’s Christmas ad has been crowned the top festive advert of 2018, as the retailer’s seasonal, Elton John-inspired offer secured almost 12 million views on Youtube.
Omnichannel focus drives growth at InditexSubscription
Spanish fashion group and owner of Zara, Inditex, has posted a rise in sales and profits for the first nine months of 2018, with net sales up 3% to €18.4bn (£16.7bn) and EBIT up 3% to €3.1bn (£2.81bn).
Superdry profits plunge Subscription
Superdry plans to step up its transformation programme, which includes launching kidswear and licencing, after announing crumbling profits, down 49% for the 26 weeks to 27 October 2018.
Having worked at labels such as Saint Laurent, Chloé, Marni, Karl Lagerfeld and Stella McCartney, accessories designer Estelle Orilland has launched her own brand – Stée.
Cos menswear, spring 19Subscription
Three key pieces from the new collection.
Lindex, spring 19Subscription
Knits and shirting form the basis of the womenswear brand’s spring 19 offer.
Karen Millen, spring 19Subscription
Leopard print was one of the style stories of autumn 18, and for spring 19 the high street’s animal infatuation looks set to broaden.
Hobbs, spring 19Subscription
The season’s standout colours from Hobbs.