Eric Musgrave steps down as editor of Drapers (for a second time) - deputy Keely Stocker steps up

Eric Musgrave is stepping down as editor of fashion industry title Drapers.

He returned to the title in 2013 seven years after he stepped down from his first stint as editor.

He is being replaced by Keely Stocker (pictured), who joined Drapers as online editor in 2012 and became deputy editor in August.

Drapers has a weekly print sale of 6,500.

Earlier this month publisher Top Right Group announced plans to move out of print and become a digital-only publisher in the next 18 months.

Stocker said: “Having worked on the title for 10 years, I am passionate about the dynamic, creative and innovative fashion industry.

“I’d like to thank Eric Musgrave for all of his support over the past two years and wish him the best of luck in his new venture.

“As Drapers launches its new responsive website this month, we take another step forward and I’m thrilled to be leading the developments. With a fantastic team around me, I look forward to an exciting time for Drapers.”

According to a statement, Musgrave to “resume his career as a freelance journalist and fashion industry consultant”. 

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