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By forgoing trends in favor of classic patterns with distinctive details, Margaret Howell draws from her childhood memories to create simple pieces.

Natural, unpretentious and definitively British: While sipping tea with designer Margaret Howell, it soon becomes clear that these adjectives can be applied to both the person as well as her designs. Few designers evoke a stronger sense of Britishness than Howell, who has quietly won a global following since launching her minimalist fashion label on her southeast London kitchen table in 1972. Today, there are six Margaret Howell stores in the UK, boutiques in Paris and Florence and more

  • Words:
    Danielle Demetriou
  • Photography:
    Phil Dunlop

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  • Words:
    Danielle Demetriou
  • Photography:
    Phil Dunlop
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