14th March, 7pm-8.30pm, ‘Women in Fashion’, The Webb Library, Jesus College
Jane Shepherdson CBE – Chief Executive of Whistles from 2008 to 2016 and formerly a brand director at Topshop. Dubbed ‘the fairy godmother of the high street’, she oversaw the transformation of both labels into the huge names they are today.
Pandora Sykes – freelance journalist, stylist, consultant and formerly fashion features editor of The Sunday Times Style. Pandora also runs a website http://www.pandorasykes.com and boasts 127k Instagram followers.
Kerry Taylor – fashion historian and owner of Kerry Taylor Auctions, the world’s leading fashion auction house specialising in vintage fashion, costume and textiles.
Ellie Pithers – fashion features editor at British Vogue. Graduating from Cambridge in 2011 Ellie was previously fashion news and features editor at The Telegraph.
The event will be chaired by Dr. Alice Blackhurst, a Junior Research Fellow in Visual Culture at King’s College, who recently completed a PhD on the topic of luxury.
All self-identifying women are welcome to attend.