Date Posted: Thursday 4th March 2021
Graduate Fashion Foundation has announced its continuation of its Graduate Fashion Mentoring Programme for the class of 2020, who graduated in June, whose studies were affected by the pandemic. The mentoring programme is aimed to provide support as the graduates enter into the fashion industry and as they transition into the next step of their career by pairing them with a long-term experienced industry mentor.
This year's mentors are:
Alison Lowe, How to Start a Brand Author and Founder of Felicities
Ann Hardiman, Head of Fashion Design at Oliver Bonas
Bemi Shaw, VIP Stylist and GFF Ambassador
Catherine Teatum & Rob Jones, Creative Directors at Teatum Jones and GFF Ambassadors
Caren Downie, Director at The Fashion Squat Ltd and brand consultant
Colin Naylor, Commerical Consultant and Brand Guide
Claire Commeau, Fashion & Textile Consultant and Founder of the Fashion Interview Coach
Dean Cook, Head of Menswear Buying at Browns
Gemma Metheringham, Creative Director at Label/Mix
Hampus Berggren, Menswear Designer at Alexander McQueen
Henry Holland, Designer and GFF Ambassador
Ida Petersson, Buying Director at Browns and GFF Ambassador
James Geraghty, Menswear Designer at Mr Porter
Jade Hannam, Senior Designer at River Island
Jan Miller, Fashion Management Consultant and Finance & Operations Director at Marques Almeida
Jo Gowans-Eglinton, Head of Creative Marketing, Europe at Urban Outfitters
Katie Greenyer, Global Creative Talent & Network Director at Pentland Brands
Lizzy Bowring, Fashion Editor, Fashion Consultant and ex-head of WGSN Catwalks
Naomi New, Design Controller at River Island
Myriam Coudoux: Director of Communications for Sustainability and Swarovski Foundation at Swarovski
Olivia Hewitt, Senior Designer at River Island
Oliver Moores, Design Manager at A Cold Wall
Pam Wright: Pam Wright Associates, Marketing and Advertising Expert
Patrick McDowell, Founder of Patrick McDowell, Sustainability Design Director at Pinko and GFF Global Ambassador
Rankin and Chelsea Stemple, Executive Producer & Agent at Rankin
Rosie Hardwich, Creative Lead at ForPeople
Samuel Pearce, Creative Design Manager at New Balance facilitated by Graduate Fashion Foundation partners size?
Simon Cotton, Chief Executive at Johnstons of Elgin
Stephanie Finnan, Chief Executive Officer at Fashion Careers Council and Creative Search Recruitment Founder.
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