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A JD Sports shop

Record year for JD Sports PLC as profit before tax and exceptional items exceeds £100m

Executive chairman Peter Cowgill says group is well positioned to exploit opportunities for continued growth

Sara Davies, of Crafter's Companion, wearing her new investment - Bibee Maternity

North East-backed maternity brand pairs up with major high street retailer

Bibee Maternity - stylish yet functional fashion for pregnant and breast-feeding women - had six-figure backing from Gabriel Investors last December

Joanna Hashagen, Fashion Curator at the Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle, Co. Durham

Meet the woman who is bringing Yves Saint Laurent to the Bowes Museum

Joanna Hashagen meets reporter Kate Proctor and tells her how she pulled off the fashion coup of her career

Northumberland Woolly Pedlar seamstress brightens up North East with booming business

Sue Reed from Northumberland recycles unwanted wool jumpers into various clothes, including memory blankets from the wardrobes of people who have died

Jules B owners Julian Blades and wife Rhona

Jules B fashion chain founders plough £878,000 into business to compensate for accounting errors

It was an unpaid tax bill that a former employee said had been covered that led to Julian Blades discovering a number of accounting errors

Paul Watts and Julie Price of the AMA Group in Peterlee

Clothing company poised to seal second major national contract

The AMA Group believe the contract - hoped to be finalised within weeks - will bring in £3m over three years

Bowes Museum to present the UK's first major Yves Saint Laurent exhibition

The Barnard Castle attraction and the Fondation Pierre Bergé - YSL are collaborating on Style is Eternal, which will open in the summer

A BANK clothing store

Bank slumps into administration putting more than 100 North East jobs under threat

The high street fashion chain was sold to restructuring specialists Hilco Capital less than two months ago

Jessica Thomas, founder of

Gateshead girl follows in mum's footsteps with fashion website

Jessica Thomas has set up a website specialising in importing US and Australian brands

Northern IPOs make up quarter of total funds raised on market this year

The flotation of Northern companies were amongst some of the largest this year

Terry de Havilland with Kate Moss

Terry de Havilland looks back at glittering career after opening Newcastle store

The rock'n'roll cobbler whose customers include Kate Moss and Cheryl Cole opened his new shop in Jesmond

Sisters Katie and Carmen and Ho launch new online fashion band

Sisters launch Asian street style boutique from Newcastle's China Town

Carmen and Katie Ho launched niche fashion store HAKKA Fashion earlier this year

Andy Mckenzie (left) with brother Duncan McKenzie

Sunderland brothers behind men's fashion store celebrate 20th anniversary with significant growth

Duncan and Andrew McKenzie have successfully grown Aphrodite 1994 over the last 20 years

Fashion conscious teenagers 90s

Poll reveals teenage years were the best of all for music, fashion and TV

Are we too nostalgic about the past? We polled 1,000 people to ask them what was the best decade for music, fashion and TV - with surprising results

Louise Evans at the Felt Mistress exhibition at the Sage Gateshead

Adventures in felt lead to accidental career for Louise Evans

Fashion designer Louise Evans explains how she came to be known as Felt Mistress and be in demand around the world

Darren Spurling, managing director of Terry de Havilland, in the new designer's new shop in Jesmond.

Shoe designer worn by Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and Kate Moss opens Jesmond store

Terry de Havilland opens first shop outside of London

Model and photographer Frankii Wilde poses at Frankie & Gerry's Retro Studio in Gateshead

North East vintage fashion entrepreneur launches retro photography studio

Glamour Bunny founder creates authentic retro sets following devastating fire at old premises

Alice Blackie of Pink Boutique

Entrepreneur starts fashion business on £90 - and now exports to 50 countries

A fashion venture launched on a shoestring budget is now selling thousands of dresses a week

Jordan McCabe of Aztec Diamond with James Craft of Tedco

County Durham teenager launches Aztec Diamond Equestrian fashion business

Finding fashionable horse-riding wear was difficult for Jordan McCabe of County Durham so she launched her own business


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