Christopher Bailey (born 26 March 1971) is the Chief Creative and chief executive officer of Burberry. From 1994 to 1996, he became the womenswear designer at Donna Karen, then later from the years 1996 to 2001 he was the Senior Designer of Womenswear at Gucci. In May 2001, Christopher became design director at Burberry and three years later he became Creative Director. In November 2009 he was anointed Chief Creative Officer. On the 15 October 2013, Bailey was appointed to be the next CEO of Burberry. The following year, he became Chief Creative and chief executive officer. Christopher has won 13 awards between the years of 2004 – 2013.
Bobbi Brown (born 14 April 1957) is an American professional makeup artist and founder of Bobbi Brown cosmetics. She graduated from Emerson College in Boston with a degree in theatrical makeup. After graduating, she moved to New York to become a professional makeup artist. In 1991, herself and a chemist created a range of new lipsticks called Bobbi Brown Essentials. This line received such great success that in 1995 Estée Lauder bought Bobbi Brown Essentials, however Bobbi remained in complete creative contrail of the makeup line. Bobbi has written eight books on makeup and beauty.
Gisele Bündchen (born 20 July 1980) is a Brazilian model. She was scouted by a modelling agency in a fast food restaurant. From then onwards she started modeling and made her debut catwalk in New York in 1996 during fashion week. She moved to New York in 1997. In 2000, Gisele signed a $25 million contract with lingerie company, Victoria’s Secret. By 2004 Gisele became the highest paid model in the world. In 2007 she ended her long relationship with VS, but still remained the most sought after model.
Sarah Burton is a British fashion designer; she is currently the creative director of Alexander McQueen. Sarah studied at Central Saint Martins in London, during her time at the university she was interviewed to work at McQueen (she was became an intern at the brand for a year). Once she graduated in 1997, Sarah became McQueen’s personal assistant. In May 2010, after the death of McQueen, she was named Creative Director. Sarah designed the wedding dress for the Royal Wedding of Kate Middleton and Prince William, in April 2011.
Naomi Campbell (born 22 May 1970) is an English supermodel. She was scouted at the age of 15 by Synchro modeling agency. She was the first black model to appear on the covers of French and British Vogue, as well as Time magazine. She is one of the six models in her generation to be named a supermodel.
Alexa Chung (born 5 November 1983) is a British television presenter, model and is a contributor to British Vogue. Alexa was scouted by Storm Model Management at the age of 16 at Reading Festival. In 2006, Alexa began presenting on Channel 4 as well as co-hosting shows. In January 2009, British brand Mulberry released a bad called the ‘Alexa’ bag, and was an instant sell- out. In June 2009, Chung became a contributing editor of British Vogue. She is loved in the industry; especially by Karl Lagerfeld and Anna Wintour. She won the Elle Style Award in 2010, and is a muse to many designers.
Cara Delevingne (born 12 August 1992) is an English model. Cara went to a boarding school in Hampshire, Bedales school. Cara started modelling at the age of 10 for Vogue Italia as well as the British chocolate company, Cadbury. Cara was signed to Storm Model Management in 2009. Cara from then onwards became an instant sensation. She’s walked for some of the biggest brands in the world, as well as feature in ad campaigns for brands such as Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel and Tom Ford. In 2014 Delevigne won ‘Model of the Year’ award at the British Fashion awards.
Poppy Delevingne (born 3 May 1986) is an English model. She attended Bedales boarding school. Poppy was scouted by Sarah Doukas, founder of Storm Model Management in 2008. She has modeled for ad campaigns as well as walking for brands such as Anya Hindmarch, Alberta Ferretti and Burberry. She became the face of Louis Vuitton for their summer collection in 2014. She is the muse for designer Matthew Williamson. Poppy is an ambassador for the British Fashion Council and is a Chanel ambassador as well.
Katie Grand (born 1971) is a British journalist and stylist. Katie studied at Central Saint Martins College. Katie started styling while she was still at Saint Martins where she directed and styled shoot for Dazed & Confused during the 90’s. She became the fashion director for The Face magazine. Later, Katie was the Editor-in-Chief of POP magazine. Katie launched LOVE magazine, and is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the magazine.