COMING UP FAST - Getting a sure footing in foreign markets - London-based Patrick Cox is already used to doing business overseas. But having grown his business to a multi-million pound concern, his next steps could be tricky. Jo Johnson reports.
Stuffy people sometimes say that if you want to judge a man, examine his shoes. Patrick Cox, the Canadian-born designer, prides himself on his traditional English shoemaker's training; indeed there is nothing that pleases him more than selling a pair to a pukka City gent.