Principal media features in 2010
NatWest Business Sense Magazine: You have to take risks
Niche working in a man’s world.
London Financial Times: Dresses for Success
TfW was the subject of a Mike Southon piece about entrepreneurship.
To air on BBC2, ‘Service’ is an eight-part series fronted by Michel Roux, Jr. to be shown twice a week for four weeks beginning Jan 9. The series hopes to do for front-of-house restaurant staff what Jamie Oliver did for chefs. TfW contributed to service staff attire, reshaping their ready made uniforms.
Public speaking engagements
City Woman’s Network: Taking craft global
There are strengths across the disciplines of tailoring, shoemaking, millenary and gun making and London is the centre for these crafts and guilds. See also this blog:
Taking craft global
Tools of the trade
London College of Fashion with the Royal Academy of Art: Aware; Art Fashion
An opportunity to meet with colleagues (tailors, professors, curators, artists) in a forum to discuss the cross-influences in fashion and art.
December 2010 saw the culmination of three years of research with Paradox, a book by David J. Baker and Roger E. Lake, a long term client of mine. A fascinating account of what happens when physics mixes with chemical pyrotechnics.