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.
Do fashion illustrators have the power to influence with exciting, empowering designs for the body or are they stuck in a rut – churning out toxic, body-dysmorphic images or sexual cartoons? This week’s academic blog, written by Carol Ryder, Senior Lecturer in Fashion Design at Liverpool John Moores University ponders just that. How can we equate the emaciated, [...]
SLiNK magazine is a new online fashion publication aimed at women who are size 14 and above. Editor, Rivkie Baum, trained as a designer and worked as a stylist and freelance journalist before moving into personal shopping, and then a retail-based styling role for plus size women. It was this experience that opened her eyes to the gap in the market for a plus size magazine with the same aspirational qualities as the major industry glossies.