All Walks Beyond the Catwalk is coming to the end of a lecture tour aimed at turning degree students into ‘conscious practitioners and race is on the agenda. Because the fashion industry is a powerful influence on the way people feel about themselves and inclusivity is good for self-esteem.
Aside from our Diversity Network run by Director Mal Burkinshaw at Edinburgh college of Art, support for All Walks, comes from a wide variety of academics and institutions. We have listed some of those research projects and studies here.
All Walks celebrated work from 34 colleges and universities on the theme of Diversity NOW! This film by Lee Jones explains why we prioritise working with the next generation of creatives to prioritise Diversity and Equality by challenging body dysmorphia and limited physical ideals within fashion education.