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FashionLondon edit THE NEXT GENERATION by Vanessa Langford If you look up the definition of ‘over-achiever’ in the dictionary you might well come across the name Samuel Dougal. The young London College of Fashion graduate, who’s becoming increasingly renowned for his unfussy yet super-sophisticated garments and meticulous attention to detail, has just blown out the candles on his 26th birthday cake. Yet he’s already worked under Alexander McQueen and Phillip Treacy, dressed Paloma Faith and Rihanna, and charmed famed interior designer Kelly Hoppen into investing in his label. Not bad for an unassuming Cornish boy who hails from a tiny village on the very edge of England. FashionLondon 30