The fashion industry can send out a more conscious message, develop a more emotionally considerate practice in pursuit of a more lucrative business proposition. It all begins in education.
All Walks has been lecturing in colleges and universities since September 2010 with amazing results. Students and educators wholeheartedly agree upon the importance of inviting All Walks to help students understand the politics of image. Each individual student is empowered to feel they can make positive contributions towards the self esteem and body image of [...]
Because we believe that tomorrow’s big names in the fashion industry are today’s students, we are working in education to spread the message of diversity and individuality. Since June 2010 with the help of Graduate Fashion Week, All Walks Beyond the Catwalk has been working with individual educators and their colleges to broaden the curriculum [...]
Let’s connect! All Walks has travelled up and down the country delivering an inspirational presentation to students and lecturers alike. Since 2010 we have visited each college ourselves. See what students who have had the lecture say here. And see what tutors who have experienced student response to our lecture say here. From October 2012 [...]
All Walks has really enjoyed working with enlightened educationalists. We thank them all for inviting us into their world. We have used some of the amazing results of LIVE student projects to launch the national student competition Diversity NOW! We are now excitedly processing the entries and finalists will be announced in April by i-D [...]
Q 1: The one everyone asks: How did All Walks Beyond The Catwalk first begin? All Walks first began when we (Debra, Erin and Caryn -the three co-founders) realised we could could access some grant money from the London Development Agency as a result of conversations with Susan Ringwood, Chief Executive of B-eat. Caryn had [...]
Research Team Mal Burkinshaw Director, The Edinburgh College of Art and All Walks Beyond the Catwalk Diversity Network, Mal studied Fashion design at Edinburgh College of Art and The Royal College of Art, London. During his studies he was awarded the BT Award for Outstanding studies. Following graduation he worked in Italy before focusing on [...]
Working alongside the All Walks Centre of Diversity is the Research Network which aims to create innovative research to demonstrate new methods of approaching design for a diverse consumer base to educators, students, customers and industry. DESIGN FOR DIVERSITY – Academics pioneering the way Report by Mal Burkinshaw MA (RCA): Director of All Walks [...]