Apparel & Footwear

Apparel is a global category with the consumer at the forefront of its thinking. That’s why our networks are not just national. But international. Whether they’re in Singapore, Seattle, or Sweden through careful research we will identify the person you need. Our global network, not just of people but also of companies and markets, will be leveraged on your behalf.

It does not matter if you are a manufacturer of a unique garment technology, or the owner of an actual brand, if you need local design expertise, or global supply chain leadership – we have the knowledge and experience to get the right result.

Why not start a conversation today which will lead to your search solution?

Sector expert

Josh French is the Managing Director of our London office, predominantly focusing on the private equity arena.

Sector expert

Wayne Mabbott is a member of our senior team and prior to joining Drayton had a successful career in Footwear and Apparel with Adidas and Dr Martens.

Drayton’s international reach in attracting the right calibre of candidates is second to none. Richard Collier, Chief Product Officer, Helly Hansen

The number of countries our Apparel & Footwear team have done business in

By 2021 the global activewear category will be worth $350bn up from $200bn in 2007

The UK clothing, footwear and accessories market is currently worth £50bn and forecasted to grow by 5% each year until 2021

55% clothing spend 34% footwear spend 11% equipment spend