All Walks have been active in the support of a variety of initiatives this autumn, the launch of the Be Real campaign acknowledges us as lead ambassador.
Diversity in Fashion
“Eyes are on an industry that season after season watches design houses consistently use one or no models of colour. No matter the intention, the result is racism.” Last September, fashion activist and former model Bethann Hardison sent this in a letter to all the governing bodies of Fashion Weeks in London, Milan, New York [...]
Diversity rarely scratches the surface of Paris Fashion Week. But American designer Rick Owens has ruffled some fashion feathers after two seasons of boundary breaking shows.
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 [...]
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.