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With a successful menswear-inspired line for women out on the racks, this London-based fashion designer welcomes the challenges that come with forging new aesthetic territory while balancing the creative and corporate sides of her business.

Most of us inherit traits and mannerisms from our families such as the color of our eyes and the ways we order our coffee, but fashion designer Nick Wakeman inherited her parents’ professional skills. Raised by a businessman father and a seamstress mother, she grew up combining their talents, which led to her developing and running her own successful international clothing line. After graduating with her BA in textiles from Chelsea College of Arts, Nick spent the next 20 years

  • Words:
    Taylor Weik
  • Photography:
    Phil Dunlop
  • Styling:
    Lune Kuipers

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  • Words:
    Taylor Weik
  • Photography:
    Phil Dunlop
  • Styling:
    Lune Kuipers
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