Pulling Threads

Introducing Pulling Threads: A dynamic platform igniting conversations and providing a space for industry insiders to share insights, from the golden era of independent stores to navigating the impact of online retail on physical spaces. Curated and crafted by people in the industry, for people in the industry.

Our editorial series delves into the fusion of traditional expertise within contemporary fashion landscapes, as we witness a new wave in men's fashion, because at MARAI we advocate for a balance between time-honoured practices and modern strategies. Join us in exploring what this evolution means for you and your business. 

We look forward to the conversations as we continue to pull on these threads together.

Pulling Threads: Filling A Void

Pulling Threads: Filling A Void

The contemporary retail landscape across the UK is undergoing a transformation, leaving many to wonder who will step up to fill the void.

April 12, 2024 — Martin Webster
Pulling Threads: 'The Good Old Days' - Chris Lee

Pulling Threads: 'The Good Old Days' - Chris Lee

Today, we kick off a new series of editorials on Pulling Threads entitled ‘The Good Old Days’ a look back on the golden era of retail with voices from around the industry. To start the series off, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Chris Lee.

April 05, 2024 — Martin Webster
Pulling Threads: S/S25 & Beyond

Pulling Threads: S/S25 & Beyond

I recently sat down with Martin Webster, the owner and founder of MARAI to discuss Spring/Summer 25 collections, his design ethos for new product groups and what we can expect from MARAI for the rest of 2024 and beyond.

March 29, 2024 — Lewis Wilson
Pulling Threads: The Role Of Wholesale

Pulling Threads: The Role Of Wholesale

Recently, MARAI made the decision as a brand to move into wholesale. This was something that was envisioned for us from the inception of the brand, but has recently became a primary focus as we wanted to hit the ground running for 2024 as we continue to grow and evolve. 

March 19, 2024 — Lewis Wilson