HOW FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY HAS CHANGED

Over my career as a creative and art director, I’ve had the pleasure of working with incredible talents. When I was at Austin Reed, as artistic director, I was asked to select the team to carry out the photography of the campaign. As creative director, there is always a slight moment when presenting the concept …

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FASHIONED FROM NATURE AT THE V&A

Fashion exhibitions sell tickets and pull in the public, and the V&A knows how to do them beautifully. How refreshing to see them combining history into the relevant topics of the fashion business today with the current Fashioned From Nature exhibition. The discussions around sustainability have been circulating for decades. I remember even 15 years ago …

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THE FASHION SWITCH BOOK LAUNCH HIGHLIGHTS

The Fashion Switch, my first book written from the perspective of my twenty-five years of hands-on creative experience building successful fashion brands, was launched with great success on 23rd November 2017 at the beautiful and fitting venue the Library or “Biblio” at The Trafalgar St James hotel. The evening was to not just to celebrate …

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PART 4 – HOW TO BUILD BRAND TRUST

My book’s title, The Fashion Switch, derives from the fundamental change that digital has had on the fashion business. For the last quarter century, it’s been firmly set on “transmit”, stuck in a predictable cycle, dictating what we should wear, how we should wear it, and when. In this extraordinary age of connectivity, it’s had …

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