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Sophie Conran


Sophie Conran is the only daughter of designer and restaurateur Sir Terence Conran and food writer Caroline Conran. Sister to fashion designer Jasper, restaurateurs Tom and Ned and product designer Sebastian, Sophie is married and has two wonderful grown-up children. Sophie left school early and worked through a variety of different jobs including apprenticing for Stephen Jones the couture milliner, working in Jasper's fashion empire, running a supper club which turned into a catering company, working in a small business making boxer shorts and another hand-making lollipops. She delved into the world of interior design with various show home, private home and retail projects. She has worked as a buyer for both The Conran Shop and The Design Museum's shop and also set up her own 'corner shop of the world' Wong Singh Jones in Notting Hill. Sophie moved to Melbourne Australia for a couple of years where she worked for clothing and homeware brand Country Road and was a contributing writer for The Age newspaper and Belle Magazine, we well as having her son Felix. On her return to the UK, Sophie had her second child Coco. While she was bringing up the children she collaborated with her father on several of his restaurant interiors and worked again with Jasper on colour predictions and for his range with Debenhams.

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