Community Repair Exhibit

On Saturday 14 May we had a Private View for LCF faculty, industry professionals, and of course family and friends. The night was filled with music, drinks, food, and a brief speech from Dilys Williams and Otto von Busch discussing the project, its impact and significance. Here are some images from the night.

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Gene Regen

GENE REGEN, 2008/2009 Gene Regen was a sustainable business plan developed in 2008 to meet the gap in sustainable fashion for the apparel mass market. After being reviewed by a series of top industry professionals in New York in January of 2009 it won the Geoffrey Beene $25,000 scholarship of 2009 which was awarded by…

Target

TARGET, 2008/2009 During two successive summers at Target Corporation in Minneapolis, MN, Danielle worked within the buying and merchandising departments in Ready-to-wear and Means to identify existing issues in the buying and merchandising of products in order to improve sales and in-stock percentages. On a team of business analyst Danielle utilized proprietary software to analyze company sales data and unproductive…

Fashioning the Future Exhibit

November 2011 The Flourish Approach, a project looking at incorporating cultural skills into the global knitting supply chain, was on display at the Fashioning the Future exhibit at Canary Warf. The Fashioning the Future Awards are hosted by the Centre for Sustainable Fashion fat the London College of Fashion: http://www.sustainable-fashion.com/fashioning-the-future/ Start Date: Friday, November 11, 2011 End…

Pure Tradeshow

September 2011 In 2011 Danielle worked for Foundation Agency. Foundation was a small ethical and environmentally focused wholesale and PR agency. One of the brands Danielle worked with while there, was Komodo. As a part of Danielle’s job as a Freelance Account Executive, she worked tradeshows, such as Pure in London, and worked with retailers…

London Green Fair

July 2011 Danielle lead a workshop at the London Green Fair working with kids to make flowers and objects out of up-cycled and scrap fabrics. The goal of the workshop was to entice kids creativity and remind them that anything can be made into art with enough imaginiation! Danielle also partook in the Fashion Show…

Topshop Tailoring

2012 Danielle worked in Merchandising for the Tailoring department at Topshop. One of the categories within Tailoring was formal coats. While Danielle was at Topshop, they grew a partnership with a Made in Britain vendor that saw rapid success in the UK market. While the prices were higher, customers appreciated the quality and the opportunity…

Mary Katrantzou and New Gen 2012 at Topshop

Over London Fashion Week Topshop launched a collaboration with Mary Katrantzou. The styles were reminiscient of the runway collection but in more affordable fabrications and accessible styling, ranging between 100 – 400 GBP. Along with the Mary K collection, Topshop also launched a series of t-shirts designed by London New Gen designers to celebrate 10…