TALK INFORMATION

 

Saturday 22nd September, 17:30


BODY POSITIVITY AND IMAGE IN THE FASHION INDUSTRY

See the Body Positivity and Image talk in the Talks Gallery on Saturday 22nd September

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

 

Moderator:

Bethan Holt (The Telegraph)

 

Panel Members:

Charli Howard

Maxim Magnus

Emma Breschi

Rachita & Rebecca (Sisterhood)

 

About Charli Howard:

“Charli Howard is a model, author and co-founder of a charity called the All Woman Project. After being dropped from her London agency in 2015 for being out of shape, she moved to New York and became a ‘plus-size’ model, she was recently on the cover of Hello! Fashion Monthly and has shot with global brands including Maybelline, British Vogue and Nike.

Her first published and top selling book ‘Misfit’ (Penguin Random House) was released in February 2018, with her second book, a children’s novel, released in July 2018. Her mission is to prove you can shoot high-fashion campaigns without being too thin.”

 

About Maxim Magnus:

Since her LFW SS18 debut, Belgium-born model, Maxim has become the face of the transgender community. Since speaking on Adwoa Aboah’s ‘Gurls Talk’ panel discussion as part of the Bread & Butter trade and fashion show in Berlin, Maxim has gone on to be featured in many publications for her ‘Trans is Not a Trend’ Campaign & activism.

As a model, Maxim counts Tom Ford, Stella McCartney, Valentino, Gucci, 3.1 Phillip Lim and Nike as clients & is a regular walking, and supporting LFW, LFWM & the worldwide collections.

 

About Sisterhood:
Sisterhood is a social enterprise, that works with young girls aged 13-17 to build their self confidence. They provide a platform for girls to turn their words into action through hands on, practical, creative programmes. By encouraging girls to re-imagine, collaborate and provide creative solutions to gender specific and societal issues and through these projects to gain confidence, courage and charisma to make a positive change.
 
Rachita & Rebecca are designers and co-founders of Sisterhood, both studied graphic design at Central Saint Martins and work with brands, businesses, and organisations to engage, represent and inspire its target audience responsibly to create a positive impact.