How Simon Carter fashioned a global menswear brand
It could have been a completely different life story for menswear designer Simon Carter if he had been able to follow his first choice of career path. "I wanted to be a doctor, but I didn't get the grades," he says. Instead of being able to study medicine at university in the early 1980s, Mr Carter had to settle for a course in immunology - the study of the immune system - at a college in London. And living in the affluent west London area of Chelsea, getting a part-time job at a vintage clothes shop soon inspired him to entirely swap the world of science for a career in the fashion and ...