Last week, we released our 2019 Talent of Tomorrow shoot, featuring the work of students from around the country, 7 influencers, and two models.
This year was the first time we got to involve final year graduates within the making of the campaign shoot. Following submissions from tutors, we worked with our photographer, Erika Astrid and stylist Jennifer Mertens to select eleven talented students to help create content. They are listed below;
Nicholas Kristiansen, Lead Photographer Assistant - Falmouth University
Claire Younger, Street Style Photographer - Solent University
Emilie Risi, Behind The Scenes Photographer - Brighton University
Llinos Peters, Videographer - Manchester Fashion Institute
Katie Richardson, Videographer - Manchester Fashion Institute
Ethan Lagman, Creative Direction Assistant - Norwich College of Arts
Marta Zaremba, Stylist Assistant - Norwich College of Arts
Jessica Hartrey, Stylist Assistant - Solent University
Lucy Ryan, Make Up Assistant - Solent University
Ella Passley, Hair Assistant - Solent University
Nishan Greyson, Hair Assistant - Solent University
See more content from the shoot below!
Meet Mercedes Benson, a multi-hyphenate creative working in the music industry who is a DJ, brand partnerships manager, social enterprise founder and influencer. Mercedes sat down with us at the GFW Talent of Tomorrow shoot to discuss how she got into, and how she balances her various jobs, and why she’s passionate about supporting young BAME talent into the industry.
This week we meet Chloe Street, Senior Fashion and Beauty Writer for the Evening Standard. Chloe joined 6 other influencers at our Talent of Tomorrow campaign shoot in April, and sat down with GFW to discuss her career journey, which has taken her from marketing to event production and now to journalism. Chloe shares her advice for young writers who want to break into fashion media, and her thoughts on the future of print and online fashion publications.
Meet Rachael Sealy, a fashion and beauty blogger who joined us at the GFW19 Talent of Tomorrow campaign shoot. As a plus sized influencer and woman of colour, Rachael is driven to break the stigma around black and plus-size fashion and beauty.
GFW digital editor Megan Doyle speaks with Sul from @SulsWorld — a blogger, influencer and Youtuber who creates content on fitness, fashion, lifestyle, self confidence, dating and everything in between. Sul shares his advice for students transitioning from university into their careers, as well as sharing the most surprising aspect of his job.
Meet Erika Astrid, the Brooklyn-based fashion photographer who shot the 2019 Talent of Tomorrow campaign for GFW19. Erika shares her thoughts on the shoot, her tips for aspiring fashion photographers and her plans for the future.
The Talent of Tomorrow campaign is here! Meet the influencers, check out the looks they chose for the campaign, find out about the student designers behind their looks, and see our behind the scenes video from the shoot!
We’ve been teasing the GFW19 campaign release for weeks, and we’re finally ready to share the final product! Shot by photographer Erika Astrid and styled by Jennifer Mertens, the campaign featured the work of students from across the UK.
To celebrate Fashion Revolution Week, we sat down with model, influencer and artist Jade Pearl — a multi-hyphenate creative who incorporates recycled materials into her art. We discussed her thoughts on sustainability education, how being environmentally conscious is a lifestyle, not a trend, and her advice for students finishing their degrees.
Founder of fashion and lifestyle platform Inthefrow, Victoria Magrath, sat down with our digital editor Megan Doyle at the recent GFW19 photoshoot to discuss the evolution of her platform, where she’s been sharing her unique aesthetic since 2012.