BFC Fashion Forum
Tracking the impact of politics on fashion and culture
Season 2, Ep. 4
Hoor Al Qasimi, creative director of Qasimi and president and director of Sharjah Art Foundation, speaks to her friend John Akomfrah CBE, the artist and film-maker, about social responsibility in art and culture, and how it can relate to fashion.
Collective problem-solving and fashion as a platform for change
Season 2, Ep. 8
Friends Julietta Dexter, founder and chief growth and purpose officer at ScienceMagic.Inc, and designer Anya Hindmarch talk about how to build forward-looking, conscious entrepreneurial endeavours and the importance of kindness and sharing values when it comes to solving environmental issues.
Futuristic interactions between our bodies, materials and the environment
Season 2, Ep. 7
Sustainability advocate Wilson Oryema leads a discussion with Allbirds sustainability manager Hana Kajimura, fashion designer Phoebe English and fashion designer and textile researcher Rosie Broadhead, on the danger of toxic chemicals on our skin, experimenting with live bacteria, creating the lowest carbon shoe imaginable and making natural dyes from locally-sourced avocado stones.
Environmental mindfulness and the tools for change
Season 2, Ep. 6
Gabriela Hearst, the creative director of her namesake brand and newly-appointed creative director at Chloé, speaks to journalist and contributing editor at British Vogue, Ellie Pithers about her pioneering environmental initiatives in sustainable luxury and circular fashion, and shares what it was like dressing First Lady Jill Biden for the inauguration.