The 39 Club are extremely pleased to able to announce that our Annual Spring Lunch event has now been rearranged for Friday 26th March, 2021 to be held at the Victory Services Club's prestigious Carisbrooke Hall at Marble Arch, Central London. With the recent announcement of the Covid-19 vaccine, along with rapid testing developments, the 39 Club are even more confident we can, once again, celebrate all together as our part of the UK clothing industry next year.
The 39 Club have always had a close cooperation with The VSC Club, and are very much looking to return to the venue for one our most successful annual events.
Our guest speaker in waiting is Nigel Lugg, who has recently been awarded with the much deserved and coveted OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list for his most distinguished work within and promoting the UK clothing industry. We sincerely congratulate Nigel on achieving this incredible personal honour.
Nigel looks back on forty five years from Designer Buyer at Liberty and then Group Central Buyer at House of Fraser before moving in the mid 80’s to the manufacturing sector to become CEO of Warnaco Menswear in Europe. He then set up as one of the founders Prominent Europe Ltd with the Itochu Corporation and developed both its private label and Brand business into the largest European apparel business manufacturing Menswear Ladieswear and Lingerie with 8000 employees, before retiring in 2019 .
Nigel Lugg OBE, today remains Chairman of the UK fashion and textile industry. We greatly look forward to him hosting, as Guest of Honour, our guests at the Spring Lunch event on 26th March, 2021.