Patrick Dudley Williams
Founder, Creative Director, Reef Knots
Patrick Dudley-Williams is the creative director and founder of UK menswear brand, Reef Knots. Patrick started the business in 2013 after a 13 year career in the stock market at Citigroup and Morgan Stanley. Reef Knots’ core product are handmade printed silk ties inspired by the ocean and the summer. They are designed to remind the customer of life far away from the corporate grind. The brand has now spread into a wider range of menswear (most notably swim shorts and shirts) and has one store in the City of London, supporting the online business.
Patrick is also Chairman of UKFT Rise, supporting fashion startups with informational and networking events across the year. He also sits of the board of the UKFT (UK Fashion & Textile Association).