All Walks Beyond The Catwalk
There is no excuse - London Fashion Week has designers all over the Capital producing, exhibiting, showing. There is no excuse whatever your shape, size or style. The only way LFW will be more inclusive is if we continue to support the ones who are trying to do exactly that.
Fashion is to do with our identity and is a global phenomenon. We live in a society whose fabric is diversity, so fashion should reflect this. Our lives can only be enriched by diversity and inclusivity.
We're currently planning a retailer roundtable on diversity and retouching to deepen the debate on the use and prevalence of retouching and the lack of diversity - whether shape, age or colour - in the media. We want to get all sides talking to come to a shared idea of what responsible retouching and real diversity looks like.
Appearance pressures are no longer a lightweight topic. I know this because Gov. Minister Lynne Featherstone has just attended
With the USA following the UK lead in a move towards banning Photoshop in advertising, it's time to reflect on a groundswell of activity that finds us at All Walks Beyond the Catwalk celebrating a shift in energy.
There is most definitely a sense of righteousness that comes with being at the forefront of a fashion moment dedicated to promoting a much-needed broader range of body and beauty ideals.
Today where fashion juries routinely judge the style of any miscreant as lacking, write up fashion rules for get the 'look,' and promote the 'look,' on young pale and rail thin women, I see a plethora of women young and old asking AM I GOOD ENOUGH? WHAT DO I HAVE TO CHANGE TO BE GOOD ENOUGH?