5x15 x Fenwick: The Art of Self-Expression

Yomi Adegoke
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63 New Bond Street


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This panel at Fenwick explores the role creativity plays in shaping our voices and identities, whether through subtle touches or bold brush strokes. Hosted by Yomi Adegoke.

Yomi Adegoke

Yomi Adegoke is a multi award-winning journalist and author. She writes about race, feminism, popular culture and how they intersect, as well as class and politics. She has worked at ITN, Channel 4 News and The Pool as a senior writer and freelanced for Vogue, The Guardian and The Independent amongst others. In 2018 she was listed as one of most influential people in London by the Evening Standard and was also named as a 'frontline pioneer' bringing the fight to 'a new generation', by the publication. She was awarded journalist of the year by the Woman In Africa awards, named a Marie Claire Future Shaper and was awarded the Groucho Maverick for her first book, written with co-author Elizabeth Uviebinene, SLAY IN YOUR LANE: The Black Girl Bible.

Ola Awosika

Ola Awosika is a content creator who truly proves that beauty goes much deeper than the skin. Raising awareness on race, sexuality and gender in his creative beauty content, he is more than comfortable expressing himself authentically on these topics. Combining a love of skincare, fashion and social justice, he makes provocative topics identifiable and understandable for his audience with glowing skin and humour.

Charli Howard

Charli Howard is a model, beauty entrepreneur, author, podcaster and body positivity activist. She has been coveted by titles including Vogue, Rollacoaster and Stella and has fronted campaigns for leading brands including Coco De Mer, Good American and Pat McGrath Labs. In 2019 Charli launched the Fashion Fix, a podcast with BBC Sounds, which sees Charli interview designers and fashion tastemakers. Charli is also a published author with two books, and is currently writing her third book, due to be released in 2023.

Jamie Windust

Jamie Windust is an award-winning non-binary writer, broadcaster, public speaker and model from London. They have written for The Independent, Gay Times, British GQ, Cosmopolitan and INTO More, and were named as one of London's most influential people, in the story-telling category, by the Evening Standard. Their first book In Their Shoes explores their experience navigating life as a non-binary individual, including the role fashion had to play in defining their identity.