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.
London College of Fashion
At last weeks Better Lives Talks around agism, not unnoticed were the particularly the harsh judgements meted out to women who exhibit exactly the same biological function as men in their physical progression toward old age.
“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.
When you think about a conference hosted by a university, you might imagine the opening to be an introductory speech by the Dean, or the one of the research staff. Not so at London College of Fashion, where last week’s Mirror Mirror conference was opened by octogenarian supermodel (and All Walks model) Daphne Selfe leading an aerobic [...]
Maybe it was a precocious start at Valentino, in the early eighties where, shocked by the masochistic narcissism of those she dressed, Helen Storey began an altogether more noble questioning of what fashion can do when it puts its mind to it.
In an industry known for beautiful people, idolised style setters and slavish interns, ‘human’ is not a word often heard in fashion. But Fabian Hirose has never been blinded by the glamour
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 [...]
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.