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Oprah interviews Ralph Lauren

I’ll confess I’m no regular watcher of the phenomena that is Oprah, so this fairly lengthy interview with American fashion designer Ralph Lauren is fresh to my eyes. From the minute the camera pans around the Ralph Lauren’s Rocky Mountains ranch, you can see that he lives and breathes his own brand. Stag antlers and leather furnishings line the log-cabbin walls while outside horses and…

Camilla: trading kaftans for campfires

For Camilla Franks, it all started during her actor training days when she designed costumes for her glaringly lengthy stage performances. “Firstly I did terrible plays and then I hated the costumes they made for me. It was so boring. No colour, no fun.” It was seven years ago when she was stereotyped for being a “hippie and a flamingo dancer”. Today, with her brand…