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Exploiting the Beckham effect

Wale Adeyemi's original career ambitions amounted to a job in window-dressing, but the Londoner overshot the mark to become a designer with bullet-proof credibility. His reputation was cemented when David Beckham was snapped wearing his iconic graffiti-print jacket. Adeyemi has since proved his versatility by designing for A-listers including Beyonce Knowles and Alicia Keys. He now has his own womenswear line, is creative director of urban range Fabulous 500 and is a consultant for ...