Madgex, the specialists in B2B magazine websites and job board software solutions, have completed the design and development of a new blog website for Drapers, part of EMAP Communications.

Drapers is the leading weekly publication for the UK fashion industry and covers all fashion sectors from womenswear, menswear and childrenswear through to footwear and accessories. is the forum for everyone in the fashion community to discuss the key issues of the day. Users can post comments against articles, view the archive of listings, search on

key terms such as retailer or category and vote on polls.

The new blog is powered by Origin Blog Manager, the latest addition to Madgex's award winning suite of software solutions for B2B publishers. Origin Blog Manager delivers web publishers a complete package of branded blog site with a set of standard features, back-end administration system and hosting. Everything you need for your editorial team's blog.

In addition, Madgex has designed the new Fashion Fix weekly newsletter for Drapers.

Natasha Christie-Miller, Publishing Director of Drapers comments: 'Drapers is very keen to be at the heart of the emerging web community, and the new blog website provides the ideal forum for the fashion industry to comment on industry issues. We are delighted that Madgex could deliver such a design and feature rich blog site that matches the target audience of Drapers'

Simon Conroy, CEO at Madgex adds: 'The launch of Drapersblog is hugely significant for us, as we build on the portfolio of solutions we provide to the publishing sector. We are passionate about constantly designing and developing new ways for our clients to reach out to their users'

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