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Lauren Indvik is the FT's fashion editor. Prior to joining the FT, she was the editor-in-chief of Vogue Business in London and Fashionista in New York.
She also writes the weekly Fashion Matters newsletter, and a column on auctions and antiques for House & Home.
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