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My Fashion Life


My Fashion Life: Marie Nilsson Peterzén, vice-president and creative director, VagabondSubscription

19 February 2018 By

Drapers caught up with Marie Nilsson Peterzén, creative director, vice-president and co-founder of footwear brand Vagabond, to find out the secrets to the brand’s success. 

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My Fashion Life: Anabel Calvo and Ben Bailey, co-founders of Studio BritishSubscription

15 February 2018 By Grace Whelan, Kanika Banwait

Anabel Calvo and Ben Bailey founded Studio British, an etailer focusing solely on UK brands, last September. It stocks 12 brands, including Private White VC, Gloverall and Johnstons of Elgin. They talk to Drapers about the potential of UK-made fashion and their ambitions for British luxury.

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My Fashion Life: Christina Castle, founder of sustainable womenswear brand DagnySubscription

7 February 2018 By

Christina Castle founded her sustainable womenswear brand Dagny after becoming frustrated with the amount of waste produced by the fashion industry. She talks to Drapers about her passion for ethical production and her journey to building a brand.

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My Fashion Life: Carolyn Springett, CEO, New & LingwoodSubscription

30 January 2018 By

Carolyn Springett, CEO of heritage men’s tailoring business New & Lingwood, speaks to Drapers about fuelling growth and maintaining heritage for the 152-year-old brand.

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My fashion Life: Owner of Charli boutique and brand, Sangita Ebrahim Subscription

25 January 2018 By

Drapers talks to Sangita Ebrahim, owner womenswear multi-brand boutique and label Charli about building the brand from the boutique and maintaining a family business.

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My Fashion Life: Alexandre Mattiussi, founder of menswear brand AmiSubscription

16 January 2018 By

The French menswear designer discusses the expansion of his brand, the launch of his debut pre-collection, collaborating with Gap and showing at Paris Fashion Week.

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My Fashion Life: Andrea Canè, global creative director of WoolrichSubscription

9 January 2018 By

Woolrich global creative director Andrea Canè is sustaining the heritage of a classic US brand.

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My Fashion Life: Susy Brown, founder and designer of bag brand BaiaSubscription

13 December 2017 By

Drapers spoke to Susy Brown, founder and designer at luxury British bag brand Baia, to find out about her small-scale manufacturing and passion for “slow fashion”.

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My Fashion Life: Tom Cridland Subscription

8 December 2017 By

Tom Cridland, founder of his own eponymous brand, speaks to Drapers about his business beginnings and celebrity fans.

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My Fashion Life: Leanne McKeever, co-founder of childrenswear brand Tobias & the BearSubscription

29 November 2017 By

Drapers alumna Leanne McKeever co-founded Tobias & the Bear in 2014 with friend and former colleague Ruth Cozens after struggling to find baby leggings for her son.

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My Fashion Life: Angela Bell, co-founder and designer, knitwear brand Queene & BelleSubscription

23 November 2017 By

Angela Bell, co-founder of luxury cashmere brand Queene & Belle talks to Drapers about her passion for tradition and her own knitwear heritage.

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My Fashion Life: Napapijri's Kathy HinesSubscription

20 November 2017 By

Napapijri’s vice-president of marketing ecommerce and strategy, Kathy Hines, talks to Drapers about heritage, collaborations and inspirations.

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My Fashion Life: Karen Phelps, creative director of denim brand Citizens of HumanitySubscription

10 November 2017 By

Drapers spoke to newly appointed creative director of denim brand Citizens of Humanity to find out about her passion for denim and plans for the brand.


My Fashion Life: Stine Goya, founder and designer at womenswear brand Stine GoyaSubscription

31 October 2017 By

Drapers talks to Danish womenswear designer Stine Goya about her eponymous brand and the journey from Central Saint Martins graduate to Copenhagen Fashion Week staple.

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My Fashion Life: Justin Taggart, commercial director at ChipmunksSubscription

25 October 2017 By

Drapers spoke to Justin Taggart, commercial director of children’s footwear brand Chipmunks to find out about his brand ambitions and high fashion background.


My Fashion Life: Philip Beahon, co-founder of premium activewear brand CastoreSubscription

18 October 2017 By

Fledgling activewear brand Castore turned heads last month when it secured £1.2m in funding, backed by New Look founder Tom Singh. Drapers spoke to co-founder Philip Beahon to find out more.


My Fashion Life: Genevieve Sweeney, knitwear designer Subscription

9 October 2017 By

Drapers spoke to knitwear designer Genevieve Sweeney to find out how she is using her eponymous brand to support UK manufacturing with a hidden network of British knitters.