London Fashion Week Talk Series Presented by American Express

15 September 2015
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London Fashion Week Talk Series Presented by American Express

This London Fashion Week, the British Fashion Council and American Express offer you the opportunity to join celebrated industry insiders for a series of intimate talks, offering exclusive insights into the inner workings of the fashion industry.

Talks will be held daily from Friday 18th – Tuesday 22nd September 2015 at Conde Nast College of Fashion & Design, 16-17 Greek Street, London, W1D 4DR.
Tickets are free and available from 15th September 2015. 
Click here for your chance to claim your place at the talks.
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Friday 18th September 2015
Conde Nast College - 12.30-13.30
Fashion Photography – Then and Now.

Join legendary photographer Miles Aldridge as he discusses the art of photography with Isamaya Ffrench, make-up artist and YSL Beauté ambassador. Chaired by W Magazine’s Gianluca Longo.

Saturday 19th September 2015
Conde Nast College – 16.30-17.30
Fantastic Fashion Careers
Join our panel of industry insiders including stylists, producers, trend forecasters and casting agents, with Angus Munro, Casting Agent; Lisa Gregg, Vice President & General Manager, Head of International Consumer Products & Experiences at American Express; Liz Matthews, PR & Agent; Mickey Boardman, Editorial Director of Paper Magazine; Sarah Shotton, Creative Director of Agent Provocateur, and Stavros Karelis, Founder and Buying Director of Machine-A as they discuss working in the fashion industry from their individual perspectives. Chaired by model and presenter, Jade Parfitt.

Sunday 20th September 2015
Conde Nast College – 12.30-13.30
Craft and Creativity in a Digital World.
As the online world continues to dominate every aspect of daily life, Judy Blame, Stylist & Accessories Designer; Lauren Bowker,THE UNSEEN; Ludovico Lombardi, Architect LDVC; Gary Card, Set Designer, and fashion journalist Paul Tierney and Zowie Broach, Head of Fashion at the Royal College of Art explore the importance of craft and tactile experiences in a digital age.

Monday 21st September 2015
Conde Nast College – 12.30-13.30
Five Decades of Fashion and Art.
London Fashion Week legend and cultural icon, Zandra Rhodes will be joined by artist and long term friend, Duggie Fields to discuss the changing landscape of fashion and art through the last 50 years. Chaired by acclaimed journalist and fashion commentator, Caryn Franklin MBE.

Tuesday 22nd September 2015
Conde Nast College – 14.00-14.45
From Foundation to Fashion Week with Peter Pilotto
Join Peter Pilotto and business partner, Christopher de Vos, as they share their story and provide advice for people interested in a career in fashion design with Vanity Fair’s Elizabeth Saltzman. 

Due to popular demand, guests are advised to arrive 10 minutes before panel discussion start time. Tickets do not guarantee entry.
Highlights from the London Fashion Week Talk Series Presented by American Express will be featured on: londonfashionweek.co.uk and the LFW Outdoor Cinema, located in Golden Square, W1.

For press enquiries contact: sophie.mcelligott@britishfashioncouncil.com / +44 (0) 20 7759 1986