ARTS THREAD is proud to be partner with All Walks Beyond the Catwalk and i-D for Diversity NOW! 2016. For this 4th edition, the categories are Garment Design / Illustration* / Graphic Design/Poster / Fashion Film* / Journalism / Photography*. March 21 2016 is the final deadline for entries for All Walks 2016 campaign to be uploaded onto ARTS THREAD [...]
As Body Confidence week kicks off this Oct 13th, with contributions from Founding Ambassadors All Walks Beyond the Catwalk who sit as advisory members of the APPG , we ask you to join us this academic year for the launch of our latest Diversity NOW! 2014/2015
All Walks announces the winners for Diversity NOW! 2014 in association with i-D Magazine. From a wide variety of sassy, sorted and sumptuous ideas, images and imaginative entries to our national student competition Diversity NOW! 2014, we have whittled our choices from across 30 colleges and universities nationwide, down to a handful. This is Diversity [...]
Investing in education. Producing visionaries. Spearheading a paradigm shift in fashion. We have been delighted with the amount of entries for Diversity NOW! 2013 in association with i-D Magazine, sponsored by Succeed Foundation and supported by Arts Thread, Graduate Fashion Week and Own Label. Thank you to all tutors and students for your commitment to [...]
Today, more than ever before, we face an almost constant bombardment of images, messages and ideals, from the websites we visit, the adverts we see, products we buy and magazines that we read. The representation of the human form delivered to us by these sources has a huge effect on the way we percieve our [...]
Graduate Fashion Week: June 2011 – A Diversity Network to pioneer new design approaches for Diverse Body Ideals. Run by Director Mal Burkinshaw: Programme Director of Fashion at Edinburgh College of Art, the network will be a hub for dynamic and challenging creative research that will span the breadth of modern fashion pedagogy.
After our earlier London Fashion Week presentation, we took nine Rankin portraits to the the National Portrait Gallery. A record 4000 people came to celebrate individuality with us!
Working with Rankin, over London Fashion Week, we created a press call to promote fashion in a more inclusive way. A range of bodies, top designers and a call to action from our industry.
All Walks hosted the first Futures Forum at Graduate Fashion Week 2010 to unite educationalists in challenging the fashion industry’s dependence on one body ideal.
London Fashion Week: Feb 2010 Does current fashion imagery reflect individuality? Every Body Counts is launched from HQ at Vauxhall Fashion Scout, to canvas opinion from all who attend this high-energy week. The All Walks team, headed up by photographers Alice Hale and Matt Rittson, set up a live photo booth over the week, [...]
London Fashion Week: Sept 2009 for Spring/Summer 2010. Kayt Jones for i-D Magazine CUTTING-EDGE DESIGN NEED NOT OBSERVE ANY RESTRICTIONS OR BOUNDARIES London has always been a hotbed for ideas and innovation so it is entirely appropriate that a new initiative involving fashion design and body image starts here. We are All Walks Beyond the [...]