Diversity in Fashion

  • Event Start: 23rd February 2018, 5:00pm
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This event seeks to explore the blossoming nature of cultural and physical diversity in fashion.  We invite industry experts, fashion figures and models from different backgrounds to discuss, among other things, where the trend towards diversity has come from, its determining factors, its longevity, and how the lack of diversity has affected underrepresented groups.

  • Munroe Bergdorf : Bergdorf is a British transgender model, notable for her social activism on issues around diversity and race, particularly after being controversially fired by L’'Oreal for her remarks about the Charlottesville attacks.
  • Kirsten Haglund : Former Miss America and lead anchor of Styrk Morning Briefing, Haglund is a political analyst and public speaker, raising awareness for women’'s mental health issues, and discussing female empowerment.
  • Deddeh Howard : Howard is a Liberian model notable for her campaign, Black Mirror, recreating iconic fashion campaigns and photographs with herself as a model of colour.