The design director, All Saints
She may be the youngest member of our Drapers board, but there’s no denying the impact Hannah Coffin has made on the high street in her three years as womenswear design director at All Saints. Her quirky, edgy styling has helped turn the retailer into one of the hottest retailers around and is being liberally copied at all levels of the market.
Coffin says: “I think being part of a youthful team brings fresh ideas, less design inhibitions, innovation and fun to the collection. The fact that I’m a younger director makes me appreciate the opportunity I’ve been given. I’ve also been very fortunate in being surrounded by very generous mentors.”
Coffin cut her teeth at Karen Millen, co-founded by All Saints chairman Kevin Stanford, before joining All Saints eight years ago. Her ambition is to continue working at All Saints producing “exciting and relevant” product.