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The low-key businessman behind Britain's hippest fashion brands

You'll rarely have heard of him, yet he is considered one of the country's most successful investors and entrepreneurs. His name is Peter Dubens.

He is rarely mentioned by the news media. In fact, he claims to employ a public relations firm to get him out of interviews.

WHEN Alexa Chung, the 33-year-old model, television host, design collaborator and girl-about-London, announced last summer that she would introduce a fashion line this spring, she refused to reveal the name of her backer. In fact, she told news outlets that she had been explicitly instructed not...

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