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WHAT’S YOUR WARDROBE STORY WITH CLARA AMFO

What piece in your wardrobe makes you feel the most ‘you’? For broadcaster Clara Amfo, there’s only one answer: Denim. Jeans? Yes, please. Dresses? Send them her way. Jackets? Can’t be without them! The dynamic and bold young broadcaster best known for her BBC Radio 1 show, home of the world-famous Live Lounge — has had a long-time love affair with the durable fabric. From casual denim dresses at Glastonbury to interviewing some of the world’s most prolific artists including Jay-Z, Ariana Grande, Kendrick Lamar and Pharrell Williams, to name but a few. She was also the host of the iconic BBC Radio 1 Chart Show — only the second woman to do so since the show first started in 1967. Already a respected face on our screens, she recently wowed us with her appearance as a contestant on Strictly Come Dancing and featured in FKA twigs’ Don’t Judge Me film. But when it comes down to it, the bold costumes are all fun and games, but denim is where the broadcaster’s heart truly lies…

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What about you? What item has been your trusty companion on your style evolution, that you can rework in a myriad of ways to always feel true to yourself but still relevant? Do you repeat buy denim in every iteration like Clara Amfo? Do you trust in the power of a brilliantly-cut coat like Caroline Issa, or do you feel like a powerful princess à la Poppy Delevingne in her wardrobe bursting with dresses? See what these three style mavens consider their wardrobe essential, and discover the stories they tell…