Judges & Speakers

Tamara Cincik

Tamara Cincik, an international fashion stylist for over 10 years, has launched a new London-based political consultancy: ‘Fashion Roundtable’.

The consultancy will specialise in providing political representation and access to fashion brands, creatives and businesses in one of the most uncertain periods in British political history.

Jasmine MacPhee

Working as a digital designer across multiple companies including: M&S, Figleaves and FitFlop. Design and creation of digital collateral within a variety of different creative and brand guidelines. Including: On-site content such as banners, imagery and tiles. Marketing assets such as newsletters, emails and social assets.

Jasmine MacPhee will be talking on how to get hired in fashion and will have live vacancies for students to apply for.

Alice Burkitt

Founding and managing a member-led network for London based fashion manufacturers to help them meet the rapidly growing demand for fashion made here.

Project lead | Made It
In recognition of the artistry and skill within UK manufacturing and to nurture emerging design talent UKFT launched the Made It campaign supported by M&S. Following the delivery of masterclasses at 5 regional universities, selected students will receive financial support, industry introductions and mentoring throughout the process of producing a fully UK Made look

Debbie McKeegan

Award winning British designer, Debbie McKeegan, began her digital journey almost two decades ago – pre-Photoshop, and pre-digital print. With a manufacturing background, a vast knowledge of traditional textiles (from both a design and production perspective), and an interest in CAD from its onset, today Debbie serves as an expert in the world of digital print. Debbie has developed many new digital production practices, and speaks as an authority on digital design and print worldwide. As a WhichPLM contributor, she is able to pass on her wisdom as a digital pioneer; embracing the creative freedom offered with the advancement of new technology, she looks forward to sharing her knowledge.

Alice Burkitt

Founding and managing a member-led network for London based fashion manufacturers to help them meet the rapidly growing demand for fashion made here.

Project lead | Made It
In recognition of the artistry and skill within UK manufacturing and to nurture emerging design talent UKFT launched the Made It campaign supported by M&S. Following the delivery of masterclasses at 5 regional universities, selected students will receive financial support, industry introductions and mentoring throughout the process of producing a fully UK Made look

Crystxl king

Brand Ambassador of Vanity Locks Real Hair Crystxl King

Mark Wicker

Production Director at Genix Imaging Ltd

NSEAD

The National Society for Education in Art and Design is the leading national authority concerned with art, craft and design across all phases of education in the United Kingdom.

Jenny Holloway

Fashioncapital.co.uk is the UK’s leading information portal for the fashion industry.  Set up in 2001 by Government the site has information for all people interested in fashion. Their sister company Fashion Enter has a factory that makes up to 10,000 garments a week for companies such as asos. For education and learning there is the Fashion Technology Academy set up by Government for skills in design, pattern cutting and stitching. The factory often opens it’s doors to let schools and colleges review Stem in practice!  www.fcfta.com

Teena Francis

Experienced Account Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the cosmetics industry. Skilled in Negotiation, Business Planning, Coaching, Sales, and Retail. Strong sales professional with a A Levels focused in Psychology from St Angela’s Ursuline Convent School. Team leader and event manager in experiential marketing hosted campaigns.

Benjamin Kitoko

Kitoko is a luxury driven lifestyle brand. Established 2005 by its Creative Director Benjamin Kitoko. Initially offering exclusively bespoke and made-to-measure sartorial services, Kitoko has now expanded to a wider range of products and services. Excellence in craftsmanship and customer service remain the aim throughout our organisation.

Jay Tav

Co-founder of hair-iD VHS & Hustle & Heels Ladies Lunches

Jay is one of the co-founders of the international hair brand Hair-iD, which provides women with the knowledge and innovative products they want to enhance their beauty and give them the confidence needed to put their best foot forward.

The Hustle & Heels (HH) series is another of Jay’s joint accomplishments. HH is a networking platform created for progressive business women and career professionals looking to take their businesses or careers to the next level. Through networking, business training and leadership Jay provides women with the tools, contacts and confidence needed to help create profitable relationships and business strategies to build impactful companies.

Rosetta Arts

Proud to be in a dynamic and diverse part of the world, we deliver exciting, innovative and creative courses, workshops and experiences for people in east London, reaching those who otherwise have little access to the rich and transformative benefits of the arts and education.

Working in a spirit of collaboration and connectivity, we engage local communities and venues, discovering and supporting artists at different stages of their artistic development

At the heart of our programming there is something for all ages and stages of a person’s creative learning and development. Working across gender, disability, age and income, we respond to poverty and inequality by acting as a catalyst for creative talent.

Roxanne Campbell

Roxanne Campbell is a multi-award-winning celebrity Nail Care Expert who has developed a prominent profile in the industry over the last 13 years. She is the lead Manicurist and Nail Artist at London and New York Fashion Week and works closely with prestigious designers including Emilia Wickstead, Amanda Wakeley, Ports 1961, Richard Malone and Isa Arfen. Roxanne has worked on major fashion campaigns and editorial spreads with Vogue, Elle, Tatler and Marie Claire. She has created nails for singer-songwriters Adele and Dua Lipa and super models Jourdan Dunn and Winnie Harlow. She has been the selected Nail Artist for high-profile international events including the London 2012 Olympic Games, where she created nails for top athletes competing in the Games. Roxanne also teaches Nail Technology and has been on the judging panel at Nailympia London. In 2013, she was named Manicurist of the Year.

Nail care is paramount to Roxanne and she has created her own luxury Nail Lacquer made in the UK with a cruelty-free, healthy formula free from formaldehyde, toluene and camphor. The lacquer has a high-quality and long-lasting formulation to ensure lasting nail perfection. The lacquer is available in a range of colours designed by Roxanne and influenced by her passion for setting seasonal colour trends to enhance, inspire and uplift.

Jen Scott

Co-founder of hair-iD VHS & Hustle & Heels Ladies Lunches

Jen Scott is the Co-founder and Creative Director of award winning hair company, Hair-iD Virgin Hair Specialists. Established in 2009, Hair-iD was created to provide luxury hair extensions and is now one of the key innovators in the extension sector of the UK hair industry. Jen also writes for some of the leading Hair & Beauty publications, presents on various panels and delivers talks about the future developments and topical issues in the industry.

London College of Fashion

Running 3 hour workshops introducing students to Fashion Business, as well as live workshops on how to build your fashion portfolio and a styling workshop on denim customisation workshop.

ASBO

ASBO Magazine is an independent publication created by the D foundation as an extension of its mission to unearth and showcase fresh talent in the U.K. ASBO is the new platform for the sounds and styles of underground youth subcultures.

Our mission is simple to unearth and flaunt the hidden young talent that the U.K. and beyond has to offer, and to give them a platform to share their ideas and opinions via music, fashion and art to cinematography.

UEL

Live workshops and industry talks by University of East London fashion department. Opportunity for schools and colleges to hear about the opportunities in fashion at UEL and hear about all they have on offer.Do you want to see your own creations taken on by major fashion labels? Or to be in demand as a creative machinist or garment operator? Would you like to become an entrepreneur and set up your own clothing business? Graduates from our course have done all these things and more

Our popular and well-regarded course, taught by industry professionals, is having an increasingly big impact on the exhilarating and competitive world of fashion. Our Fashion and textiles courses are ranked 4th in London in the Guardian University Guide.

Petra Kwan

Petra joined Sims Reed Gallery in 2016, a leading prints and works on paper in St. James’s, London. She specialises in original prints, having previously worked in this field at the British Museum, Sotheby’s and Paddle8. Before that she worked in publishing at Phaidon Press. She studied at St. Catherine’s College, University of Oxford and the Courtauld Institute of Art.

Bow Arts

Our mission is to support community renewal across London by delivering arts and creative services through our financially sustainable social enterprise model.

The education programme at Bow Arts, now working with over 100 schools, offers employment and training opportunities for professional artists in these schools. The artists help young people access education, improve their attainment and learn valuable creative skills.

Renaissance

Renaissance is a vibrant, creative studio in the heart of Brixton, London. Co-founded by Tamara Barton-Campbell (a creative producer) , their work specialises in emotive and immersive experiences. As a team they build bespoke campaigns through progressive visual media, including art direction and content creation.

The V&A Museum

The V&A is the world’s leading museum of art and design, housing a permanent collection of over 2.3 million objects that span over 5,000 years of human creativity. The Museum holds many of the UK’s national collections and houses some of the greatest resources for the study of architecture, furniture, fashion, textiles, photography, sculpture, painting, jewellery, glass, ceramics, book arts, Asian art and design, theatre and performance.

warpaintmag.com

Warpaint Magazine, the original UK title for the professional MUA, returned in 2014 in digital format.  Each week, we feature interviews, news stories, trend editorial, events and awards from the creative world of the professional makeup artist.  Warpaint champions the work of internationally-acclaimed artists, as well as bringing our readers the latest in cosmetic launches and new collections.

Covering every aspect of a make-up artist’s brief, Warpaint ventures behind the scenes of blockbuster films, TV productions, editorial shoots and major events to get the artist’s own story.  Featuring body art, prosthetics, wig work and SFX as well as high fashion, catwalk, editorial and beauty, we bring to both pro artists and aspiring students the sense of community and recognition of the incredible work our leading artists achieve.  You can read our features when they post via Bloglovin’ and WordPress, or subscribe below for our weekly edition.