Tag : My Fashion Life
Fledgling activewear brand Castore turned heads last month when it secured £1.2m in funding, backed by New Look founder Tom Singh. Drapers spoke to co-founder Philip Beahon to find out more.
Drapers spoke to knitwear designer Genevieve Sweeney to find out how she is using her eponymous brand to support UK manufacturing with a hidden network of British knitters.
After spending her childhood sat underneath her dining room table catching the scraps of fabric that fell from her mother’s sewing machine, Kate Halfpenny has always had a passion for fashion. Founding bridalwear brand Halfpenny London in 2005, she has launched her first occasionwear collection for autumn 17.
Michelle Poole started out in fashion with a fashion marketing degree from Newcastle Poly, graduating in 1992. She now works in Colorado as senior vice-president for global product creation and merchandising for Crocs. She speaks to Drapers about her early love of fashion and passion for product.
Mo Azam has spent his life involved in UK manufacturing. Now managing director of heritage outerwear brand Grenfell, he talks to Drapers about keeping the brand’s history alive and why he believes UK manufacturing is the best around.
As his 3.1 Phillip Lim label launches an eight-piece collaboration with Ugg today, Drapers catches up with feted American designer Phillip Lim to hear about the collection, his early experiments in style and his love of laid-back California cool.
My Fashion Life: Sarah Kauss, founder of S'wellVideoSubscription
Sarah Kauss has taken the humble water bottle and made it into a fashion item. Drapers speaks to Kauss about her sustainable motivation and how she runs her business like a fashion brand.
Drapers spoke to Julia Mayer, the founder and designer of Julia Mays Footwear to find out more about her life in fashion
Catherine Brickhill, design director of ready-to-wear at Ash, fuses rock and boho to create collections that are true to herself and the brand.
My Fashion Life: Giulio Colombo, CEO, ColmarSubscription
For Giulio Colombo, CEO of Italian sportswear brand Colmar, innovation and honesty are key to his family business