Paloma Perez learnt a thing or two about clothes when she headed womenswear at Paul Smith. Founded in 1999, her company, 1927 London, distributes designer labels in Britain and on the Continent and also acts as an agent, showcasing new collections to buyers and taking a commission on sales. By supplying 350 European stores, including Harvey Nichols and Selfridges, and with exclusive rights to distribute the American label Juicy Couture in Europe, it grew sales 101% a year, from £749,000 in 2001 to £6.1m in 2004.
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