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Brought to you by the British Fashion Council, a series of conversations with designers and the broader creative community, all of whom play a vital role in the fashion industry’s culture and reputation, promoting British creativity on a global scale.
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Brought to you by the British Fashion Council, a series of conversations with designers and the broader creative community, all of whom play a vital role in the fashion industry’s culture and reputation, promoting British creativity on a global scale.
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    Sharing brand values through creativity

    Sharing brand values through creativity

    Rosh Mahtani, the designer of jewellery brand Alighieri, and Supriya Lele, designer of the eponymous clothing label, speak to Gianluca Longo, style editor at British Vogue, about how personal history shapes their approach to design and their efforts to express brand values through their work.
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    • 31 min
    Community building and finding a voice

    Community building and finding a voice

    Irish designer Richard Malone speaks to Nell Kalonji, the stylist and senior fashion editor-at-large for AnOther Magazine, and Berni Yates, the fashion and textiles lecturer, about how aspiring fashion students can get started and find a voice, regardless of their financial situation or upbringing. Focusing on the importance of community and friendship, they share their own stories of overcoming financial and emotional obstacles on the path to professional fulfilment and share advice on how others can do the same. 
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    • 32 min
    Being a force for positive environmental change in fashion

    Being a force for positive environmental change in fashion

    Stella McCartney OBE has a powerful, passionate message for young people working in fashion today. This episode explores Stella’s own creativity, activism and the iconic brand that has pioneered sustainability in fashion for the past 20 years. In a heartfelt discussion with the journalist Alex Fury, she shares stories from her personal experience about her upbringing and how her family encouraged her interests; her adventures as an apprentice in Paris and London; how she coped with bias and stuck to her beliefs; and the innovative tech and engineering companies she’s working with in her continued efforts to challenge the status quo.
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    What’s Next for Music and Style?

    What’s Next for Music and Style?

    Tiffany Calver, DJ and Radio Host, talks to Stylist Leah Abbott and Musician Jimothy Lacoste about what influenced their fashion choices growing up, how 2020 has changed the relationship between music and style, and the new music emerging from across the UK that they’re most excited about. 
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    • 29 min
    Breaking Boundaries in the Fashion Industry

    Breaking Boundaries in the Fashion Industry

    At a time of momentous change, the Photographer and Filmmaker Campbell Addy sits down for a conversation with Gabriella Karefa-Johnson, Fashion Director of Garage Magazine, addressing the importance of mentors, keeping your ego in check, and the power of the collaborative spirit.
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    • 34 min
    The Evolution of Fashion and Street Culture

    The Evolution of Fashion and Street Culture

    Alastair McKimm, editor in chief and creative director of i-D magazine, talks to Evan Mock, the Hawaiian skater and surfer, and Jordan Vickors, the British DJ and stylist, about how their shared love of surfing, music and skate culture led to an interest in fashion, as well as how British street style culture in general influences fashion on a global scale.
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