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Off the record, March 31 2012

Fashion limbered up for the Olympics; and meet the team that produces your fashion bible.

Black White Denim’s founder and managing director Jo Davies joined by Rachel Jackson, creative director of Cinderela B Jewellery

Black White Denim’s founder and managing director Jo Davies joined by Rachel Jackson, creative director of Cinderela B Jewellery

WHAT

Black White Denim spring 12 showcase      

WHERE Black White Denim, Alderley Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire         

Wilsmslow indie Black White Denim’s founder and managing director Jo Davies was joined at the store event by Rachel Jackson, creative director of Cinderela B Jewellery.

The food Macaroons and canapés courtesy of Sent From My Kitchen and Gusto respectively.

The entertainment Three salon shows featuring the store’s spring 12 ranges and a talk from Davies introducing new brands for the season.

Stella McCartney, pictured with athletes Phillips Idowu and Jessica Ennis

Stella McCartney, pictured with athletes Phillips Idowu and Jessica Ennis

WHAT

Adidas and Stella McCartney Team GB Olympic kit launch

WHERE The Tower of London    

Adidas unveiled the kit Team GB will wear at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The kit has been designed by Brit fashion star Stella McCartney, pictured with athletes Phillips Idowu and Jessica Ennis.

The food Mini eggs benedict, yoghurt and granola, coffee and still lemonade.

The entertainment Pumping songs from Florence and the Machine.

WHAT Stone Island flagship store opening          

WHERE 79 Brewer Street, London

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At the launch were president and creative director Carlo Rivetti, rock star Noel Gallagher and male model Dudley O’Shaughnessy.

The food Mini Yorkshire puddings, Thai chicken skewers and onion tart, washed down with Tom Collins cocktails, Peroni beer and champagne.

The entertainment Radio 1 DJ Gilles Peterson spun an eclectic mix of tunes.

Shhhhhh!

Which leading womenswear indie’s female staff have a huge crush on the sales rep from footwear brand Ash?

Meet the Drapers team

Drapers team

Drapers team

Who’s who at Drapers:

Who's who at Drapers

1. Abigail Luffrum, senior sub editor  2. Steve Draper, group production editor  3. Marie Davies, junior fashion editor 4. John Ryan, group stores editor 5. Joanna Perry, special projects editor 6. Nicki Brown, publishing director 7. Graeme Moran, junior fashion writer 8. Ana Santi, deputy editor 9. Ian Wright, fashion director 10. Caroline Nodder, editor-in-chief;  11. Victoria Gallagher, news reporter 12. Ruth Faulkner, news reporter 13. Keely Stocker, online editor 14. Alison Fisher, group art director 15. Gina Lovett, news editor 16. Tracey Gardner, supplements production editor 17. James Knowles, features writer

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