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Fashion Means Business 2020 is a digital takeover celebrating the very best of student talent across the College's globally-recognised Fashion Business School. The event includes a series of curated talks on the future of fashion, featured graduate work from the summer's groundbreaking UAL Showcase and an engaging social media takeover.

Friday 20 November

#PROFIT

In the future, long-term business success will no longer be measured solely by traditional financial metrics. Profit and purpose must be balanced to foster a value-driven organisational culture. From politics to the workplace, community and family, wellbeing and meaning are increasingly strong drivers for any thriving business.

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LCF Fashion Means Business 2020: C19 The Fashion Report

Thurs 19 Nov, 11.00am

This online forum will include a host of top fashion and creative ‘industry brains’ exploring the true impact of Covid-19 on the global fashion industry to date. Looking at fashion during the times of Covid-19 and what this means to the fashion industry, and how it will impact fashion education.

How has the fashion industry been impacted and what are the implications for fashion business education? How will this pandemic affect our practice and what are the implications for London College of Fashion, Fashion Business School, its students and graduates as we move forward?

Through fashion, we shape lives.

Panel Chair:

Tony Glenville: Fashion Commentator

Panel:

  • Harold Tillman, CBE Business & Enterprise Advisor, LCF (School of Design Technology alumnus)
  • Frances O’Dell, Head of Graduate Futures Consultants, LCF
  • Jason Beckley, Global Brand Strategist, Futurist and Marketing Executive (School of Design Technology alumnus)
  • Mary Wallace, Senior Managing Consultant, Retail and Consumer Behaviour SME IBM iX Retail Leader, UK&I
  • Sim Scavazza, Retail and Fashion Specialist and Deputy Chair, UAL
  • Harris Elliott, Visual Storyteller

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LCF Fashion Means Business 2020: Cosmetic Science: Crystal Ball Gazing

Mon, Nov 16, 11:00

Join our inspirational panellists for an informative and future gazing 360 forum as we discuss, challenge and dare to gaze into the future of cosmetic science and its many possible parallel futures

By leading the way in fashion business education, we know we can influence culture, economics, and society so we make sure we work with our students and the fashion industry to ensure they have the skills, knowledge, opportunities, and freedom to influence the world of fashion.

Panel Chair:

Trevor Davies: FRSA Consumer Industry Future

Panel:

  • Dr Phil Sams: Physical Scientist and Honorary Doctorate, UAL
  • Lynne Murray: Director, Digital Anthropology Lab, LCF
  • Dr Paul Matts: P&G Principal Scientist and Visiting Professor at LCF
  • Kae Katz: current student LCF, winner of P&G Better Lives Awards

LCF FMB2020: Let’s Talk Sustainability: Communication

Wed Nov 18, 11.30am

What is the best way to reach out to consumers about sustainability?

Ancilla Quena Muljono, a final year MA Fashion Entrepreneurship and Innovation student and co-owner of fashion brand Fields and Ferns, explores her dissertation topic in a discussion on greenwashing, the challenges of communication and sustainability, and the power of podcasting.

This interview is conducted by Dr Stine Hedegaard, Subject Leader in Sustainable Management at London College of Fashion.

LCF FMB2020: Let’s Talk Sustainability: Health

Wed Nov 18, 11.00am

Are your clothes good for your health?

Tash Pears, a soon-to-be MA Strategic Fashion Marketing graduate, discusses her dissertation topic which explores the consumer attitude behaviour gap, the moral dilemmas of consumption and how information on our own health affects our choices.

This interview is conducted by Dr Stine Hedegaard, Subject Leader in Sustainable Management at London College of Fashion.

LCF FMB2020: Let’s Talk Sustainability: Biomimicry

Wed Nov 18, 12.00pm

Can nature inspire greater environmental sustainability in luxury fashion brands? Megan Koulosousa, who will graduate in BSc Fashion Management this year, talks about her award-winning dissertation centred on the investigation into the luxury fashion industry and how biomimicry, the study of nature's models and processes to solve human problems, can help them achieve greater sustainability with a focus on textile production. This interview is conducted by Dr Stine Hedegaard, Subject Leader in Sustainable Management at London College of Fashion.

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