ARTS THREAD is proud to be partner with All Walks Beyond the Catwalk and i-D for Diversity NOW! 2016.
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
On our journey, we have met some brilliant women and men who have also made it their business to deconstruct the allure of fashion and it’s relationship to the bigger picture. Psychologist, writer and former international model, Adriana Giotta above, is one of them.
“Those who tell the stories also hold the power,” – Plato’s dictum is applicable in contemporary retelling of modern stories too
It’s a point Vestoj editor in chief Anja Aronowsky Cronberg wanted to explore in creating the play “Little John,” based on John Galliano’s recent TV interview.
Co-founder Debra Bourne collects another award for All Walks, this time as we are named amongst The Hospital Club’s h.Club100, in association with the Guardian Culture Professionals Network, in their acknowledgement of a national search for the most innovative, interesting and influential people in the British creative and media industries.
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.
Of all the organisations we regularly meet with, Body Gossip run by actor Ruth Rogers and body image commentator Natasha Devon are the most talkative. In fact they never stop spouting off….Good Women!
At the Better Lives seminar last night hosted by Psychologist Carolyn Mair at London College of Fashion, I gave a talk – the usual stuff…All Walks and our belief that people working in Fashion could begin to understand the psychological impact our industry capable of making. I argued that YES Design, Product and Fashion messaging [...]
How is disability seen by our industry? Alexander McQueen offered commentary on this, so have students who entered our Diversity NOW! competition. What are your thoughts?
At last Week’s Graduate Fashion Awards, two out of the three top prizes went to students under the tutelage of our Diversity Network Director Mal Burkinshaw. Emotionally considerate design and visionary creativity RULES.
Ravensbourne student Rebecca Chambers was voted by co-founders Caryn, Debra and Erin as outstanding amongst the entries for the in the Diversity NOW! Competition.
Presented By Grace Woodward in THE SPACE at Graduate Fashion Week June 4th, Diversity and Individuality was key with everyone agreeing it’s cool to consider the impact of your work and acknowledge your power to influence the self-esteem of others. We all say, the consumer is diverse and the market place is diverse! Thank you [...]