THE EVENING STANDARD’S 1,000 MOST INFLUENTIAL LONDONERS EVENT HELD AT BURBERRY HEADQUARTERS
London, Wednesday 11 November – Last night, the London Evening Standard 1,000 Most Influential Londoners were celebrated at the Burberry Global Headquarters in Horseferry House, London.
The event which was hosted by editor of The London Evening Standard, Geordie Greig, was attended by over 500 guests including Alexandra Shulman, Suzy Menkes, Anya Hindmarch, Philip Green, Harold Tilman, Peter Mandelson, Richard Desmond, Boris Johnson, Ken Livingtone, Jo Wood, Nick Rhodes, Sir Paul Stephenson, Nick Candy, Holly Valance, Christine Ohuruogu, Giorgio Locatelli, Sir Sol Kerzner, Alan Yentob, Shami Chakrabarty, Riz Lateef, Richard Caring and Camila Batmanghelidjh.
The magazine celebrates the top 1,000 people who are doing most to shape and change London, broken down in 24 categories including Fashion and Retail, Art and Design, Politics, Literature, Environment, Education, Music and Sport.
Led by Burberry Chief Creative Officer Christopher Bailey, the dynamic interior of Horseferry House has been designed with reference to the quintessentially British values that the brand represents.
The new Burberry headquarters in London, totalling 160,000 sq ft over eight floors, houses over 800 employees and comprises cutting edge show rooms, design studios, modern contemporary office space and photo studios together with the exterior architectural features of the original 1930s building.
Horseferry House was officially opened by HRH The Prince of Wales in October 2009.