We can’t wait to take over Coal Drops Yard this week, thanks to our partners Samsung KX, we’re presenting a series of talks each night that are open to graduates for FREE! Whether you’re a budding fashion illustrator or fancied finding out how a podcast comes together, there’s something for you. Below, check out the four exciting events to catch during The Class of 2020 event starting Thursday the 17th of September!

Duck Productions and GFF present the Class of 2020 Digital Presentation Film


Founder of Duck Productions, Lindsay Lowe shares her expertise on the importance of moving image within the fashion industry. Lindsay will discuss the processes of working on client briefs, events, global campaigns and the team roles required to produce strong film content. Duck Productions have produced thousands of thought-provoking films for the world’s leading fashion clients such as the British Fashion Council, Victoria Beckham, Harper’s Bazaar & Tommy Hilfiger.

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Fashion Illustration with Elyse Blackshaw


Join us as Graduate Fashion Foundation and Elyse Blackshaw host an interactive Fashion Illustration Workshop. An expert in her field, Elyse has been commissioned by Grazia, Elle, Adam Jones and Fashion Revolution to name just a few. Her education in Textile Design has underpinned Elyse’s unique mixed media approach to illustration, as well as capturing tactile details and textures within her drawings. During the workshop you will learn more about Elyse’s career and gain top tips on how to create your own fashion illustration. Each guest will have the opportunity to put their own skills into practice during the session using the Galaxy Tab S7.

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Life of A Marketing Girl


Join us as Graduate Fashion Foundation and Olivia Gold host an innovative Fashion Marketing Talk. Not only is Olivia the UK & Northern Europe Marketing Manager at Launchmetrics but also the founder of ‘Life is a Marketing Girl’ - a community and thought leadership platform to connect like-minded, female marketing professionals starting from entry level to management tier. Through the talk we will learn more about Olivia’s career, why she founded LOAMG and valuable advice on joining the marketing world, with insightful tools and information.

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What Were You Thinking? Henry Holland Podcast with Daniel Fletcher


A personal billboard to the outside world, fashion can reflect a much wider, individual message than is often told, as the clothes we wear help to reveal the story of our lives. Join Henry Holland on a sartorial journey, as he speaks to Daniel Fletcher about the looks that changed their lives and the stories behind them. WARNING: This is not a podcast about celebrity style fails, but instead a personal fashion history straight from the horse's mouth.

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