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.
Work It – A talk with Head Buyer at Boohoo
Get a sneak peek into the day in the life of Boohoo’s Head Buyer, Debbi Ball.
Daniel Lismore, Be Yourself, Because Everyone Else is Taken
Daniel’s work actualizes what others only dream about: a court scene of his own making; each character Daniel himself. Be Yourself; Everyone Else is Already Taken – this book and the exhibition that launched it portrays Daniel’s brilliant cheeky self-portraits.
Behind the Seams: Everything You Need to Know about Designing for an American Fashion Portfolio, GAP
Sit down with design leaders, recruiters and alumni at Gap, Old Navy and Banana Republic as they provide tips and tricks for how to balance your personal style with a brand aesthetic and why getting experience working for an American brand portfolio in your career in retail can set you up for long-term design success.
Savannah Miller – Designer and Diversification - Creating a brand for the mass market
The career path from Designer main line to an own label for the high street – my journey as a Designer from university onwards. How to create and make the most of opportunities, the balance of creativity and commerciality.
Carol Kane in conversation with Hilary Alexander OBE, presented by Boohoo
How I got here - Everything you need to know about our joint CEO and the always fire, Carol Kane and how she got to where she is today.
Launching a Collection: The role of PR and Marketing
If you want to know how to target the fashion press and get your ranges great coverage or just what does go on behind the scenes in making an ad then this is the talk for you. From how to set up a press day to launching celebrity ranges and securing exclusives this talk gives you the inside track on the world of media.
Gok Wan – The Inside Story, Tu at Sainsbury’s
Gok Wan talks openly and honestly about the fashion industry and his experiences over his many years of work.
Julien MacDonald in conversation with Hilary Alexander OBE - The Career of The King of Glamour, presented by Debenhams
Julien MacDonald OBE, designer to celebrities and the red carpet talks about his career and journey in fashion.