Christopher Bailey, MBE

CHIEF CREATIVE OFFICER BURBERRY

Born in Yorkshire, the son of a carpenter and a window dresser, Christopher Bailey is now at the forefront of the British fashion industry. As the chief creative officer at Burberry, he is credited with driving the fashion house’s global success. Bailey is responsible for the brand’s overall image, including advertising, store design, corporate art direction and digital innovation. This year Bailey will be taking over as the CEO of Burberry from the current chief executive Angela Ahrendts. Prior to his position at Burberry, Bailey worked as a designer at Donna Karan and Gucci. He has won numerous awards for his work, including Designer of the Year and Menswear Designer of the Year at the British Fashion Awards.

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