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Coach’s Stuart Vevers, Harper’s Bazaar’s Glenda Bailey Talk Britain, Upbringing and Ambition

Two well-known Brits — Stuart Vevers, executive creative director of Coach, and Glenda Bailey, editor in chief of Harper’s Bazaar — chatted Thursday about their British upbringings, ambitions, sustainability and risk-taking as part of “Designing Our Future,” a three-day experiential event in New York.
The event was held at the Altman Building at 135 West 18th Street and showcased British and North American innovations in design, beauty, technology and policy. It was held on behalf of the U.K.’s Department for International Trade.
Bailey, who was named Dame Commander of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II, got a laugh when she said, “I rather like it when I’m in Europe, and they refer to me as ‘Damn Glenda.’”
Bailey, who hails from Derybshire, asked Vevers, who comes from Doncaster, how his upbringing contributed to who he is today.
“For me, I come from a working-class family: both my parents left school at 15, I think I brought that working-class fear. It drives me and gets me up in the morning,” said Vevers. “Of course, I have a passion for what I do. I definitely inherited a strong work ethic from my parents.”
Vevers said his personal motto, which he got from Luella Bartley, with whom

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