Ravensbourne Talk


Berkeley Bold Interview

Samata sat down with Josephine Elliott, Editor in Chief of Berkeley Bold, at Berkeley College​ in New York City. The official student lifestyle magazine interview covered a range of topics – sustainable fashion, the Oscars, Red Carpet Green Dress​, The Fashion Designer’s Resource Book and the age old question, ‘How do we make eco cool?’.

Fashion university chair Joshua Williams included the interview in his letter of address here; watch the full interview below.

Industry Partner Awards: Inspirational Speaker – Samata

Samata has been highly commended in the Inspirational Speaker category as part of the LCF Careers Industry Partner Awards.

The Awards celebrate all the work businesses and industry insiders have done with LCF students, find out more about the honour here.

Stephen Perse ‘Inspire Me’ Series

Alumna Samata was invited to join Sir Gregory Winter (father of alumna), Dr Sarah Boxall (alumna) and Dr Harren Jhoti, addressing over 200 students, parents and alumni for the Stephen Perse ‘Inspire Me: Entrepreneurship and Innovation’ event. The Stephen Perse (formally Perse School for Girls) ‘Inspire Me’ events aim to engage and inspire our students, parents, staff and alumni.

Read about the event here.

Central St Martins Talk

French private school of fashion ESMOD-Paris, or the École supérieure des arts et techniques de la mode, organised the ‘London Fashion Insider’ program as an opportunity for international students to get insight into fashion within the capital city. Curated by the French design school, founded in Paris in 1841 by the master tailor Alexis Lavigne, the three-day course was taught at Central Saint Martins by Osman Ahmed with guest lectures on-site.

Students were treated to lectures on the history of London fashion, off site visits to the V&A, Portobello Road and a visit to the Charlie May design studio.
Fashion Institute of Technology Talk, New York City
Fashion Institute of Technology Feedback

Thank you for such great feedback from the New York City panel the other month. Read the comments and feedback from students and attendees here.