Jo Ellison

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Nicolas Ghesquière

As artistic director at Louis Vuitton, Nicolas Ghesquière is guiding the multibillion-pound luxury house through a hugely ambitious reinvention. On the eve of a new immersive exhibition in London, the designer tells Jo Ellison he’s finding the task more playground than pressure cooker. Portrait by Richard Grassie
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Jupe for joy

Caressing the curves without flaunting them, this season’s womanly skirts are a paean to shapely femininity, says Jo Ellison
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Gucci’s Alessandro Michele

Gucci’s appointment of a “disruptive” unknown designer to creative director has seen the Gucci look of old completely erased and revenues lifted from stagnant to nearly 5 per cent in his first quarter of sales. Jo Ellison meets Alessandro Michele
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Fashion designer Christopher Kane

In 2013, Scottish fashion designer Christopher Kane sold a majority share of his company to luxury powerhouse Kering and the transition to global brand began. As he opens his first standalone shop, the “disruptive genius” talks to Jo Ellison
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Dries Van Noten on the secret of his label’s success

In a world fixated on a whirlwind cycle of collections, Dries Van Noten is achieving double-digit growth with just twice yearly shows. He talks to Jo Ellison about the timeless and ageless appeal of his designs, and the importance of making jam. Portrait by Léa Crespi
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Angela Missoni – a designer on a mission

As Angela Missoni celebrates 20 years at the helm of her family’s fabled fashion house, she talks to Jo Ellison about her parents’ revolutionary legacy and where she plans to take the label next. Portrait by Danilo Scarpati
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