Fashion and style guru
fashion editor and co-editor of i-D Magazine in the eighties, Caryn Franklin
presented and directed BBC1ís The Clothes Show, for 12 years. She has
authored and co-produced numerous documentaries and various other TV programmes
for Channel 4, ITV, Discovery, Granada and UKTV Style as well as 4 books and
written for a host of national publications.
in fashion, the politics of image, clothes manufacture and the industry as a
whole has taken her all over the world. She has delivered clothes to refugees
in camps not far from battle zones, met with workers in their slum homes in
free trade zones, worked with mental health experts, MP's and Government ministers to
improve body image and self-esteem and of course has interviewed everyone from
YvesSaint Laurent to Georgio Armani.
Now a fashion
commentator and educationalist she proposed the London College of Fashionís
Centre of Sustainability and is its current ambassador. She has co-chaired
Fashion Targets Breast Cancer for 15 years and is co-founder of the award
winning All Walks Beyond the Catwalk www.allwalks.org - a campaign and educational initiative
to broaden the range of body and beauty ideals in our media.
no nonsense fashion information to women all over the world with thousands
downloading her practical advice from he rsite www.howtolookgood.com and works with a variety of high street brands
as a creative consultant.
Caryn was awarded the MBE this year for services to diversity in fashion.