Christopher Bailey joined Burberry as design director in 2001. He quickly established himself as a creative force, helping spur the company’s booming resurgence in the decade that followed. When former CEO Angela Ahrendts decamped to Apple last year, her replacement was obvious, if somewhat unorthodox: Bailey, the designer, got the top job. Recently, Bailey sat down with WIRED editor in chief Scott Dadich to talk about his new role and how he hopes to push Burberry forward. - Excerpted from Wired's Kyle Van Hermert
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