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GFW19: What came next for Christopher Bailey?

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To celebrate Graduate Fashion Week 2019, taking place at the moment, we'll be getting to know some of GFW's most successful alumni. To begin, we start with Christopher Bailey - a designer so iconic that GFW's gold award is even named after him.  

Burberry campaign from 2010. The height of Bailey's work with the brand // Image credit: j_10suited, via Flickr

If anyone knows the value of GFW, it's Bailey; he told The Guardian that "it provides graduates with vital recognition and, in so doing, it can become the catalyst to start an exciting career path. That was certainly my experience and I have seen it do the same for many others."  

We got researching and it's no surprise GFW is so proud to have him as one of their patrons.  From Fashion Weeks to CBEs, he's got it all.  Here are his career's most defining moments:

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