Talks

A series of talks from industry insiders

Leading industry experts

London Fashion Week Festival’s talks gallery features a series of Q&A interviews and panel discussions with industry experts. Book your talk when you purchase your show tickets to secure seats.

 

See below for September’s talk line up. Sign up to the newsletter to hear when the February talks are announced.

 

*Some seats may be available at no cost on the day, but this is not guaranteed and seats will be allocated to paid ticket holders first.

THURSDAY 20 SEPT, 1:00 PM

AZZEDINE ALAÏA: THE COUTURIER

Celebrate ‘couture’s rebellious outsider’ in the first UK solo exhibition of his work at The Design Museum.

FRIDAY 21 SEPT, 1:00 PM

IN CONVERSATION WITH KATHARINE HAMNETT

Katharine Hamnett will be in conversation with Alexandra Fullerton in the Talks Gallery.

FRIDAY 21 SEPT: 6:00 PM

WOMEN IN FASHION: REPRESENT

Women in Fashion discuss the urgency of representation & accountability in fashion today.

SATURDAY 22 SEPT, 12.30PM

NIOMI SMART: THE POWER OF DIGITAL INFLUENCE

Join lifestyle blogger Niomi Smart as she discusses the power of digital influence and using the message responsibly.

SATURDAY 22 SEPT: 7:15 PM

In Conversation with Elise by Olsen

Elise by Olsen discusses her journey to date, past and current projects and reflects on fashion culture at the moment.

SUNDAY 23 SEPT, 3.45PM

TONI&GUY CURATE THE AW18 HAIR TRENDS

Come and see the experts at TONI&GUY who will be delivering an exciting backstage insight to the latest hair and colour trends for AW18, including an exclusive new designer collaboration preview for visitors.

THURSDAY 20 SEPT, 3:00 PM

ERICA DAVIES: HOW TO CREATE A HOME WITH PERSONALITY

Join stylist, fashion journalist, brand consultant and writer of The Edited Erica Davies as she discusses how to mix and layer high/low pieces to create a home with personality.

FRIDAY 21 SEPT, 3:00 PM

THE SHEERLUXE SHOW: EPISODE 2

Georgie and the team are joined by a host of special guests to discuss all things fashion and beauty.

FRIDAY 21 SEPT: 7:15 PM

CATHERINE HAYWARD IN CONVERSATION WITH DAVID GANDY

Fashion Director of Esquire UK, Catherine Hayward in conversation with British model David Gandy.

SATURDAY 22 SEPT, 2.45PM

Who What Wear & Byrdie: Living Your Best Instagram Life

The editorial teams will be joined by industry friends to delve into how we should be using Instagram, beyond the likes.

SUNDAY 23 SEPT, 12.30PM

LIFE AS A MALE MODEL

Brian Whittaker, Eric Underwood, Richard Biedul & Ty Ogunkoya discuss what it’s like being a male model in 2018.

SUNDAY 23 SEPT, 5.15PM

IN CONVERSATION WITH MAISIE WILLIAMS

Maisie Williams will join the Talks Gallery for the first time to discuss her career and how it has led to the development of her new social app for talent discovery and collaboration, Daisie.

THURSDAY 20 SEPT, 6:00 PM

THE SHEERLUXE SHOW: EPISODE 1

Georgie and the team are joined by a host of special guests to discuss all things fashion and beauty.

FRIDAY 21 SEPT, 4.30PM

IN CONVERSATION WITH MARIA HATZISTEFANIS, FOUNDER AND CEO OF THE RODIAL GROUP

Join founder and CEO of The Rodial Group, Maria Hatzistefanis, as she discusses building a business and her book ‘How to be an Overnight Success’

SATURDAY 22 SEPT, 11:00 AM

CAREERS IN FASHION

This unique panel discussion featuring the industry’s biggest names will explore some of the more visual roles in fashion from set design to art direction

SATURDAY 22 SEPT: 5:30 PM

BODY POSITIVITY AND IMAGE IN THE FASHION INDUSTRY

Join a panel of fashion industry insiders as they discuss body positivity and image within the fashion industry.

SUNDAY 23 SEPT, 2.15PM

IN CONVERSATION WITH ALEXANDRA SHULMAN

Alexandra Shulman was brought up in London. She attended St. Paul’s Girls’ School and gained a BA in Social Anthropology from Sussex University.