Spring Fair 2018 - Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speakers

KARREN BRADY

BARONESS KARREN BRADY | KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT SPRING FAIR

Tuesday 7 February 2017, 13:55 at The Fashion and Accessories Theatre

Karren is considered the UK’s most high-profile business woman, and rated among the 50 most inspirational people in the world. This, together with her natural wit, honest and down-to-earth approach, witnessed by millions through her starring role on The Apprentice, has made her one of the world’s most sought-after speakers…

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Mary Portas | Keynote Speaker at Spring Fair

Monday 6 February 2017, 13:10 at the Fashion & Accessories Catwalk

Retail expert Mary Portas, widely acknowledged as a leading authority on the sector, has advised government, transformed Harvey Nichols, and has produced a host of retail and business-themed TV programmes.

A determined, passionate advocate of British retail, Mary is at the forefront of making the nation better consumers and the country’s shops better businesses. Her career started on the shop floor, rising through the ranks of John Lewis, Harrods and the Burton Group before being appointed Creative Director at...

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Roger Saul | Keynote Speaker at Spring Fair

Monday 6 February 2017, 16:10 at the Fashion & Accessories Catwalk

Roger is best known for founding Mulberry which he set up with his mother Joan in 1971. All design and production took place in Somerset and he sold belts and then handbags to trendy boutiques of the era, such as Biba. He quickly became known as the accessory designer du jour making collections for Ralph Lauren and Burberry to name but a few.  By 1979 Mulberry had won the Queens Award for Export and Roger became chairman of the London Designer Collections.

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