GFW Live! kicks off this year on Sunday 4th June with a star-studded line-up that cannot be missed! From Henry Holland to the queen of fashion journalism Hilary Alexander herself, the talks will cover topics from how to develop an American portfolio to developing a signature brand.
The Theatre of Fashion: the Art of Creative Catwalk Production
Ground breaking Menswear Designer Joshua Kane and his Catwalk Show Producer Jonny Grant (Founder, The Department) talk to Gina Hewitt (Fashion Scout/Graduate Fashion Week) about their ongoing creative collaboration.
When Grant’s background in immersive brand experiences, interactive theatrics and digital content creation meet Kane’s elegant, luxury tailoring legendary London Fashion Week shows are born!
Listen in to learn about the practicalities and professional considerations of an increasingly creative marketing and sales platform.
Keeping Abreast of Macro and Micro Trends that influence the high street
“Decoding the process of fashion forecasting”, delving into why it’s so vital for retailers to be aware of growing trends, how to forecast these and where to look in order to detect at an early stage, any cultural, social and societal developments and their effect on the consumer, as well as what this means to fashion.
We will show some key examples of global insights that are building and influencing todays designers and what this has meant for the latest catwalks, or what it could mean for future trends.
Get Dream Job Ready with Boohoo
Whether you’ve been dreamin’ of being a buyer or have an eye for design, find out how to prep for your dream job from one of our resident Resourcing Advisors, Sophie.
Social Media and Audience Insight
With an enviable customer base of over 21m customers a week listening to the diverse views and opinion is critical to ensure M&S is giving customers what they want. Find out about the different channels used and accessed by customers to share their thoughts and that M&S use to keep them up to date and also get a glimpse into the numerous focus groups, customer panels and feedback sessions undertaken
Henry Holland in Conversation with Hilary Alexander
Join LFW designer Henry Holland as he talks openly with Hilary Alexander OBE about his experiences within the fashion industry and what it takes to have an eponymous label.
Alesha Dixon in conversation with Hilary Alexander OBE, presented by Little Black Dress
Never play it safe’ Alesha Dixon talks about launching her own fashion range with Little Black Dress