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Newness at Top Drawer - new brands, new sessions, new trends, new initiatives

By Emily Peagram 06 Sep 2022

The countdown to the Top Drawer A/W show is well and truly on, with just 10 days to go until visitors are welcomed once again to the Olympia London. The industry’s favourite destination for creative retail buyers opens its doors on 11th September for its A/W22 edition. With the aim to refresh, revive and redefine your new season selection, Top Drawer promises to help you find something unique to excite your customers in the lead-up to 2023.

After its debut at the SS22 show, the popular Launchpad sector will be making its return as the place to discover the newest market-ready designs from the freshest talent that the industry has to offer. Exhibiting alongside established brands, you can discover a handpicked selection of up-and-coming names that you may not find elsewhere, including Corinne Alexander, Design + Made Ltd, Elly Vvaller, Fabrap, Ease London, Tihara Smith, ART WRD LTD, W’ZIS and many more. To discover the full line-up of new brands and sectors for this season’s edition, please visit

During the show, Top Drawer will be unveiling their selection of curated trends to help inspire buyers and their offering for the season ahead. As a show that prides itself on being trend-led, these trends allow buyers and exhibitors alike to delve into the mind of the consumer and discover what they’ll be looking for next. Watch this space to discover their top picks ahead of the show!

Retailfest, the show’s flagship programme, is also returning for this edition with a host of new, inspiring seminar content from the industry’s biggest names. Showcasing industry insight from experts in PR, marketing, social media, and retail, along with an exclusive keynote session hosted by none other than Holly Tucker MBE, Retailfest offers a selection of educational sessions with the aim of helping brands navigate seasonal and economic shifts in the months ahead. For a sneak peek at the specialist advice, trend analysis and thought-provoking conversations that are on the agenda, check out the full Retailfest line-up here:

From the Craft Business Directory