Future Talks: 5x15 x Fenwick: What's Changed? Fashion Post-Pandemic
Lucy Siegle is a journalist, broadcaster and eco expert. She is the Observer and Guardian’s Ethical Living columnist, and set up the Observer Ethical Awards in 2005. Lucy regularly appears on television and radio and is The One Show’s (BBC1) resident environment expert. Lucy founded the Green Carpet Challenge with Livia Firth to address consumption and sustainability in the fashion industry and has worked on environment projects with Emma Watson and Ellie Goulding. She is a trustee of marine conservation charity Surfers Against Sewage and a co-host on the podcast So Hot Right Now with wildlife filmmaker Tom Mustill. Previous books include To Die For (2011) and Turning the Tide on Plastic (2018) and her most recent book is Be the Ultimate Friend of the Earth (2022).
Christopher Raeburn has established his eponymous brand with responsible and intelligent fashion design for a global audience. The RÆMADE ethos, in particular, has pioneered the reworking of surplus fabrics and garments to create distinctive and functional pieces.
Nina Marenzi is the Founder and Director of The Sustainable Angle, set up in 2010 to initiate and support projects aimed at reducing the environmental impact of the fashion industry. Nina identified the need for a curated sustainable textiles showcase, thus the Future Fabrics Expo was born and is now in its 10th year. She has previously worked as a consultant on various environmental policy initiatives.
Emily Chan is the Senior Sustainability & Features Editor at British Vogue. In her role, she covers everything from eco-minded designers to innovations and industry-wide issues, as well as reporting on the climate crisis more generally.
Clara Mercer is the Communications Director for the British Fashion Council, tasked with positioning London as a global fashion capital known for creativity, innovation, and responsible business. She is a key figure in the planning and execution of events such as London Fashion Week and the Fashion Awards.