Lauretta Roberts

Lauretta Roberts is managing director and Editor-in-Chief of The Industry, having acquired the business along with business partner Antony Hawman in July 2015. She is also the former director of brand & propositions of trend forecaster WGSN and a former editor of Drapers magazine.

ASOS posts sales growth of 30%

ASOS has posted total group revenues of £514.6m in the four months to 30 June 2016, a growth of 30% year on year. The young...
Marks & Spencer

Analysis: Should Marks & Spencer try to be “fashionable”?

Ask pretty much anyone with a passing interest in Marks & Spencer’s clothing performance (analyst, journalist, customer, non-customer) and they’ll have a strong opinion...
Andraya Farrag Bedouin

Q&A: Andraya Farrag, founder of BEDOUIN

A graduate of Central Saint Martins, British born designer Andraya Farrag divides her time between the UK and Dubai. She has launched BEDOUIN, a...

Maria Grazia Chiuri joins Dior’s Hall of Fame of creative directors

As expected Christian Dior has announced the appointment of Maria Grazia Chiuri to the position of artistic director. The former co-creative director of Valentino...

Can Piccioli enjoy success at Valentino as a solo artist?

One of fashion's most powerful design duos have officially gone their separate ways as Valentino has today confirmed the departure of Mara Grazia Chiuri...
Calvin Klein

Kate Moss leads line-up of stars in new Calvin Klein campaign

Kate Moss leads a long and diverse list of stars from fashion, music, film and sports to star in the latest global campaign for Calvin...
Marks & Spencer

Marks & Spencer clothing sales slump 8.9%

Clothing sales at Marks & Spencer slumped by 8.9% on a like-for-like basis, the retailer has revealed in its Q1 2016 trading update. The...
Federico Marchetti Yoox Net-a-Porter

Yoox Net-a-Porter Group unveils five-year strategic plan

Yoox Net-a-Porter Group has outlined its five-year strategic plan at its Capital Markets Day, which puts mobile at the centre of the business and includes...

Huntsman and Emma Willis provide suits for injured ex-servicemen

Savile Row tailor Huntsman has teamed up with luxury shirt maker Emma Willis to provide bespoke and made-to-measure suits to help boost the confidence...
Prada SS17

Prada to launch on NET-A-PORTER, Mr Porter and Mytheresa

Prada is finally making the move into etail by striking deals to sell on NET-A-PORTER, Mr Porter and Mytheresa. The Italian luxury group, which has...

COTTWEILER and Faustine Steinmetz win International Woolmark Prize for British Isles

COTTWEILER and Faustine Steinmetz have been announced as the menswear and womenswear winners of the International Woolmark Prize for the British Isles and will...
John Lewis

John Lewis weekly fashion sales up 3.8%

Bellwether retailer John Lewis has posted its latest weekly sales figures showing fashion up 3.8% compared to the same week in the previous year. The...