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leeds digital fashion week, vol. 6 — speaker event & after party

leeds digital fashion week, vol. 6 — speaker event & after party


Join us on Friday 20th of October for the #LDFW6 Industry Series; a night of speakers followed by the Leeds Digital Fashion Week After Party.

The event begins at 7pm with Richard Kilroy in conversation with Jennifer Lee O’Brien, Editor of The City Talking. Richard is a fashion illustrator, writer and editor whose clients include Christian Dior, Elton John, Canali, John Smedley, and various magazines, including Numéro and VMAN. Richard Kilroy has previously tutored at Central Saint Martins, London and Royal College of Arts, London. He has published Decoy Magazine, devoted to fashion illustration and is the author of the book Menswear Illustration.

Richard’s talk is followed by a presentation by Mandi Lennard; founder of creative consultancy Mandi’s Basement. Mandi’s clients include York-based fashion designer Matty Bovan, Ace Hotel London, Gap, Bistrotheque, Fiorucci, and Barbie. She has been described as the veritable patron saint of fashionable east London, and sits on several fashion juries, including Fashion East, and IFS (International Fashion Showcase), a collaboration between the British Fashion Council and the British Council. Mandi also writes for publications including V Magazine, LOVE, and i-D Magazine.

The #LDFW6 After Party is hosted by Suzy Mason, cofounder of legendary Leeds club nights like SpeedQueen, The Kit Kat Club & Vague. This event runs from 8pm until 12am.

Tickets for both events can be booked here. Doors open at 6PM.

#LDFW6 is produced by The City Talking in association with Fashion in Leeds and LeedsBID.