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Hail the UKFT In the Bentley showroom in London’s Berkeley Square, industry figures including designer Jenny Packham and her label’s CEO Matthew Anderson, the British Fashion Council’s Harold Tillman, and Marks & Spencer’s Richard Price and Karl Doyle celebrated the relaunch of trade body UKFT.
Revved up Young fashion brand Luke’s creative director Luke Roper (centre) took a break from his day job to hang out with indie band Reverend and The Makers at their recent gig at The O2.
Horsing around Models (from left) Jasmine Guinness, Jade Parfitt and Lyza Onysko this week launched Fashion for the Brave, a fundraising gala for the Household Cavalry Operational Casualties Fund and The British Forces Foundation, which is due to be held at The Dorchester in London on September 20.
Which top retail boss used to work in a restaurant waiting tables to supplement his income during the early years of his career?