Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Visiting Lecturer - Sarah Mower



The  Fashion  Department  were  delighted  to  welcome  Sarah  Mower  to  give  a  presentation  of her  journey  into the  fashion  industry, and  to  give  students  an  insight  into  what  she  looks  for  when scouting  for  new  talent. She  also  spoke  to  a  selection  of  2015  graduates  and  the  current  4th years  on  a  one  to  one  basis.  

Sarah Mower, a renowned fashion critic and columnist for publications including American Vogue, is internationally acclaimed for her forthright and decisive critiques. A passionate advocate of emerging British talent, Mower’s prolific support for young British designers has been an instrumental force behind the rise of designers such as Christopher Kane , Erdem, Mary Katrantzou , JW Anderson,Jonathan Saunders , Meadham Kirchhoff and  Simone Rocha . In 2009 the journalist was appointed as the British Fashion Council’s Ambassador for Emerging Talent.
Also serving as co-chair of the BFC NEWGEN Committee since 2009 and a founding member of the London Showrooms, Mower plays a significant role in raising the profile of the British fashion industry within the global community and in 2011 was awarded an MBE in recognition of her influential contributions.              http://www.businessoffashion.com/community/people/sarah-mower

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