The Creative Class | David Collins, Interior Architect

David Collins | Source: Courtesy photo

Having made his name designing gem-like bars, cafes and apartments, David Collins is increasingly sought-after by some of the leading names in fashion. On the occasion of his just-announced partnership with Jimmy Choo, BoF spoke to David Collins about his journey from Dublin to the top of his profession.

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The Creative Class | Faye Toogood, Set and Interiors Designer

Faye Toogood | Photo: Morgan O'Donovan

Faye Toogood has created runway sets, installations and retail environments for the likes of Vivienne Westwood, Alexander McQueen, Kenzo and Opening Ceremony, in addition to designing a signature line of furniture and objets d’art. BoF met Toogood to find out how studying fine art and working for Condé Nast led her to build her own thriving multi-disciplinary design business.

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The Creative Class | Olivier Saillard, Curator

Olivier Saillard | Photo: Fred Jacobs

PARIS, France — In recent seasons, fashion exhibitions staged at major museums have drawn record-breaking crowds. But perhaps no curator has succeeded in capturing the imagination of the international fashion community quite like Olivier Saillard, director of the Musée Galliera, whose convention-defying, contemporary performance-presentations are one of the highlights of Paris Fashion Week. Housed in a magnificent,

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The Creative Class | Nickelson Wooster, Creative Director

Nick Wooster Photo: Tommy Ton

NEW YORK, United States — He has been ordained “the alpha male of American street style” by GQ and called “Woost God” by some of his most rabid fans. But Nickelson ‘Nick’ Wooster, known for his sharply tailored blazers, handlebar moustache and armsleeve tattoos, is more than an arbiter of good taste. A menswear authority who has spent over 25 years working with leading luxury department stores like Barneys New York,

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The Creative Class | Etienne Russo, Fashion Show Producer

Etienne Russo | Source: Villa Eugenie

PARIS, France — “I’ve never had to knock on clients’ doors for a job, thank God!” says Etienne Russo, knocking on the wooden table in front of him. But what might be construed as overconfidence is simply proof of an incredible success story. After more than 20 years in the industry, Russo is something of a rock star, producing perfectly executed fashion shows for some of the biggest names in the business, including Lanvin, Miu Miu,

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