The guest speakers consist of several international professionals, such as Francesco Risso, Creative Director of Marni; Lawrence Steele, Associate Creative Director, Marni; Laird Borrelli-Persson, Archive Editor, Vogue.com; Olya Kuryshchuk, Founder & Editor-in-Chief, 1 Granary; Azza Yousif, Fashion Editor, Vogue Hommes International. The seminar is moderated by Dan Thawley, Editor-in-Chief, A Magazine Curated by.
The topics will be looked at in keynotes, panel discussions and international case examples. Additionally, the seminar will showcase creative concepts by the alumni of Aalto University. Presentations include Juslin & Maunula, ensæmble, Matti Liimatainen, Maria Korkeila, Sasu Kauppi, Kasia Gorniak among others.
Previous years guests have included Michel Gaubert, JW Anderson, Stephen Jones, Massimo Giorgetti, Luis Venegas, Felipe Oliveira Baptista, Fumiko Imano, Lotta Volcova, Patrick Scallon, Alejandro Gomez Palomo, Camille Bidault Waddington, Coco Capitan, Marc Ascoli, etc.
All guest speakers and the program of FASHION SEMINAR 19 will be announced in the beginning of May. The seminar is held in English.
The Fashion Seminar is part of a comprehensive fashion event Fashion in Helsinki www.fashioninhelsinki.com that includes presentations of selected brands and designers, an international media visit, workshops and more.