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My Fashion Life

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Wesley Harriott's 'otherworldly strength' in womenswearSubscription

2 December 2019 By

When London designer Ricky Wesley Harriott launched his womenswear brand in 2016, he had no idea that US singer Lady Gaga would be sporting Wesley Harriott designs just one year later.

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Marching Aigle to a new audience Subscription

26 November 2019 By

Aigle’s Arnaud Banizette is a lifelong fan of the brand he manages in the UK.

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Rachel Riley's royal success with baby clothesSubscription

22 November 2019 By

Childrenswear designer Rachel Riley turned her clothes-making hobby into a career when she founded her eponymous brand in 1994.

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Thoughts from a denim mastermindSubscription

14 November 2019 By

Jeff Rudes, CEO of LA womenswear brand L’Agence, knows a thing or two about denim, having also co-founded jeans label J Brand in 2005. 

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Leading PrettyLittleThing's design directionSubscription

4 November 2019 By

PrettyLittleThing design manger Chris Parnell says he works hard with his team – and then parties.

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How Heidi Klein made a success of swim Subscription

30 October 2019 By

Co-founder of swimwear brand Heidi Klein Heidi Gosman has built a business aiming to combine fit, function and fashion in swimwear for all seasons. 

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Gok Wan turns his hand to designSubscription

24 October 2019 By

As his womenswear collaboration with QVC launches online, Drapers speaks to fashion favourite and TV star Gok Wan to find out more. 

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Georgia Hardinge's high-fashion drama and sustainable foundationsSubscription

20 October 2019 By

Dramatic, sculptural designs and a sustainable focus are at the heart of Georgia Hardinge’s eponymous womenswear brand.

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Chloe Burch's fashionable family affairSubscription

11 October 2019 By

Chloe Burch, along with sister Neely, aim to produce affordable yet aspirational fashion.

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Style Cheat on a winning streakSubscription

23 September 2019 By

Lexi Panayi (pictured below left), co-founder of new womenswear label Style Cheat, talks Drapers through her fashion life.

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S Joon's international recipe for accessory successSubscription

23 September 2019 By

S Joon is the latest brand to hit the contemporary accessories sweet spot with its elegant, minimalist styles. Founder Sahar Asvandi talks designer friends, classic novels and her love of manufacturing.

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Tikiboo: a brand with a powerful print run Subscription

19 September 2019 By

Neon brights and bold prints are women’s activewear brand Tikiboo’s signature styles – and its eyecatching approach is driving soaring sales. 

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Represent: A brand by two brothersSubscription

9 September 2019 By

George Heaton and his brother, Michael, Heaton turned a hobby into a global fashion brand

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In a Seashell rides the diversity waveSubscription

4 September 2019 By

Luxury swimwear brand In a Seashell was born from its co-founders’ desire to empower women.

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Cult mule shoes and important instincts with Malone SouliersSubscription

22 August 2019 By

Mary Alice Malone, founder of footwear brand Malone Souliers, has created a luxe success with her elegant, architectural designs. 

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Going rogue with a Drapers Footwear Award-winning designerSubscription

13 August 2019 By

With Rogue Matilda, Katie Cary created an award-winning take on women’s brogues. 

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What close to a decade at River Island has taught its head buyerSubscription

9 August 2019 By

River Island’s Leanne Sabatino believes in trusting your instincts and the importance of face-to-face communication