At Graduate Fashion Week, our latest campaign Diversity NOW! reveals the depth and breadth of student talent. Our All Walks News promotes a selection of work. Click here to download All Walks News See here for the full display of finalists work
The Next Generation of Big Names address Body Diversity 34 colleges from across the UK entered Diversity NOW! Hundreds and hundreds of students give us their vision for Body Confidence. With the help of our judges: Designer William Tempest, Couturier Deborah Milner, DisneyRollerGirl Blogger Navaz Batliwalla, Illustrator Nuno Da Costa, Writer, Designer and Brand Consultant [...]
Because body image is sooo hot right now! But let’s get down to nitty gritty….We are frequently asked to talk, lecture or exhibit, but just can’t meet the demand. It seems everyone wants to chat about personal identity these days.
TOMORROW’S future creatives bring an understanding of the power of image and enlightened practice to their work TODAY in our national competition Diversity NOW! In association with i-D Magazine, sponsored by Succeed Foundation and supported by Arts Thread and Graduate Fashion Week.
The National Body Image Campaign is led by Central YMCA and delivered in partnership with APPG. All Walks Beyond the Catwalk is a member of the Advisory Board. This campaign has three strategic objectives: Empowering children, young people, parents and teachers to build a more positive body image through access to quality information, resources [...]
Jo Swinson, MP Parliamentary Under Secretary of State is now leading the Government’s work on body confidence to harness the original investigations and outcomes lead by former Gov Minister for Equalities Lynne Featherstone All Walks has been a regular contributor since the meetings began in 2010 to discuss initiatives that centre around promoting, education of [...]
ALL WALKS BEYOND THE CATWALK Founded by Caryn Franklin, Debra Bourne and Erin O’Connor. These are the activities we have undertaken as fashion activists and campaigners for positive body image and diversity. MAY 2009 Caryn Frankin, Fashion Commentator and Patron of Beat, Debra Bourne, former Director of Lynne Franks PR and Creative Consultant, Erin O’Connor, [...]
Skip to the 12 minute mark to hear students from Tarporley High School in Cheshire discuss body image, focusing particularly on how the media affects the way teenagers feel about their appearance. Later in the piece, students quiz gorgeous “plus size” model Jenna Herlingshaw and CBBC presenter Cerrie Burnell, who was born with only one [...]
The ‘retouching’ of imagery is all around us; the process is used to ‘perfect’ most, if not every, photograph within the media. Natural beauty is often disguised by the detailed manipulation of ‘imperfections’ during the post-production process, producing a glamorous illusion of many icons in our culture. Magazine editors have argued that the reasoning behind [...]