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My Fashion Life

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My Fashion Life: Emma Shaw, design director at Fat FaceSubscription

17 May 2018 By

Drapers speaks to Fat Face’s design director about her passion for product and the brand’s 30th birthday plans.

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My Fashion Life: Nick Paulson-Ellis, founder, The Sports Edit Subscription

15 May 2018 By

Having recently secured £1m investment to fund its growth, The Sports Edit is on the fast track to activewear success. Drapers speaks to founder Nick Paulson-Ellis to hear more.

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My Fashion Life: Sara Ferrero, CEO, ValextraSubscription

25 April 2018 By

Drapers speaks to Sara Ferrero, CEO of luxury Italian handbag brand Valextra about her varied career and billion-euro business ambitions.

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My Fashion Life: Adam Vanunu, founder and creative director, Cotton CitizenSubscription

19 April 2018 By

As LA-based premium basics brand Cotton Citizen makes its UK debut with a Selfridges exclusive, Drapers speaks to its founder and creative director Adam Vanunu to find out more about the brand 


My Fashion Life: Andrea Karg, founder of luxury cashmere brand AlludeSubscription

13 April 2018 By

Andrea Karg founded Allude Cashmere in 1993, after abandoning plans of a career in law. She talks to Drapers about her passion for the fabric and her brand’s evolution.

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My Fashion Life: Austrian designer Lena HoschekSubscription

28 March 2018 By

Drapers speaks to Austrian womenswear designer Lena Hoschek about building a brand from her love of feminine designs.

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My Fashion Life: Sara Bradley, Debenhams' womenswear trading directorSubscription

27 March 2018 By

Debenhams’ womenswear trading director Sara Bradley tells Drapers about her inspirations, motivations, and her plans for the department store’s womenswear offer.

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My Fashion Life: Jeremy Hershan, head of design, RM Williams Subscription

23 March 2018 By

The Australian outback provides the perfect inspiration for RM Williams’ head of design Jeremy Hershan. 

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My Fashion Life: Nayna McIntosh, founder of Hope FashionSubscription

16 March 2018 By

With Hope Fashion, industry veteran Nayna McIntosh caters to mature women.

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My Fashion Life: Cory Burke, founder of The Last AgenciesSubscription

1 March 2018 By

Drapers spoke to Cory Burke, founder of Manchester fashion agency The Last Agencies, to find out about finding the perfect brand balance and building a fashion business.


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.