VOICES Is Now Sold Out; New Speakers Announced Today


LONDON, United Kingdom — With just three weeks to go until VOICES, BoF’s new annual gathering for big thinkers, in partnership with QIC Global Real Estate, we are delighted to announce that our inaugural event is now sold out.

Chief digital officer of LVMH, Ian Rogers will join BoF’s Imran Amed in a conversation about what fashion can learn from Silicon Valley, while Black Lives Matter activist and educator DeRay Mckesson will discuss race, inequality and privilege alongside broadcaster June Sarpong and Professor Anthony Heath of the University of Oxford.

Farfetch chief executive officer José Neves will join Gucci chief executive Marco Bizzarri in a discussion about disruption in a rapidly changing marketplace, and actress and model Hari Nef will participate in a conversation about how fashion can become more diverse and inclusive.

Freida Pinto, James Scully, Tom Dixon, Amanda Chantal Bacon of Moon Juice and Habit Inc. founder and CEO Neil Grimmer have also joined the stellar line-up of speakers and event hosts, including:

  • John Galliano, Creative Director, Maison Martin Margiela
  • Mario Testino, Photographer
  • Amber Valletta, Supermodel
  • Natalie Massenet, Chairman, British Fashion Council
  • Avery Baker, Chief Brand and Marketing Officer, Tommy Hilfiger
  • Elizabeth Saltzman, Contributing Editor, Vanity Fair
  • Caroline Rush, Chief Executive Officer, British Fashion Council
  • Pascal Morand, Executive President, Fédération Française de la Couture
  • Carlo Capasa, President, Camera Nazionale Della Moda Italiana
  • Ivan Bart, President, IMG Models
  • Joan Smalls, Supermodel
  • Fabio Piras, Course Director MA Fashion, Central Saint Martins
  • Linda Loppa, Advisor of Strategy and Vision, Polimoda Institute
  • Simon Collins, House of Collins, Former Dean of the School of Fashion at Parsons The New School For Design
  • Frances Corner, Head of College, London College of Fashion
  • Steven Kolb, Chief Executive Officer, CFDA
  • Li Edelkoort, Trend Forecaster
  • Maajid Nawaz, Activist & Think Tank Founder
  • Jason Wachob, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Mindbodygreen
  • Bob Safian, Editor and Managing Director, Fast Company
  • Dr Nigma Talib, Naturopathic Doctor
  • Bob Roth, Executive Director, David Lynch Foundation
  • Stuart Miller, Director of Investment Management, QIC Global Real Estate
  • Achim Berg, Senior Partner; Co-leader of the Global Apparel, Fashion & Luxury Practice, McKinsey & Company
  • Richard Found, Architect and Designer
  • Alexander Betts, Leopold Muller Professor in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies, University of Oxford

Additional speakers, event hosts and participants will be announced in the coming weeks.

VOICES will take place from December 1-3, 2016 at Soho Farmhouse

Principal Partner: QIC Global Real Estate
Exclusive Knowledge Partner: McKinsey & Company
Livestreaming Partner: Topshop
Video Partner: InDigital
Image Partner: Getty

Source: businessoffashion.com

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