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Fida Miami Talk Live - Industrialism in Fashion

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Fida is running a series of monthly talks with Industry artists and creatives. 

The Talks will be discussing the work of a selection of fashion creatives and artists, with numerous experience working both in-house and freelance with brands. The talks will offer the opportunity for Q&A at the end and the talk should last no more than 45 minutes. 

Fida aims to help support and celebrate the fashion illustrators of today, through the money raised from the talks will offer opportunities to illustrators unable to afford a place on the Fida website or books. 

Free to all Fida Members


Host: Massimo Casagrande
Barbara Hulanicki
Audrey Schilt
Jackie Mallon

Thu, July 15, 07:00pm - 08:00pm UK BST

'Industrialism" in fashion Illustration

Barbara Hulanicki OBE

Hulanicki sold her first designs through a small mail-order business that was featured in the fashion columns of newspapers such as the London Daily Mirror.

In 1964, she opened her Biba shop in the Kensington district of London with the help of her late husband, Stephen Fitz-Simon. The shop soon became known for its "stylishly decadent atmosphere" and decor inspired by Art Nouveau and Art Deco. It became a hangout for artists, film stars and rock musicians, including Mick Jagger and The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Marianne Faithfull and Cathy McGowan, presenter of British pop/rock TV programme Ready Steady Go!. In the shop, a young clientele bought affordable mini-skirts, floppy felt hats, feather boas, velvet trouser suits and unisex tee-shirts dyed in rich, muted colours. Anna Wintour started in fashion at age 15 as a Biba employee.

Massimo Casagrande

Dean of Fashion & Director of Education Istituto Marangoni Miami / Podcaster at Textural Anthologies.

Experienced Consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the apparel and fashion industry. Skilled in Trend Analysis, Fashion Illustration, Textiles, Art Direction, and Fashion Design. Strong consulting professional with a Master of Arts Fashion focused in Fashion and Research Methodologies.

Audrey Schilt

Former Creative Director VP of Women’s Collections.

Artist, designer, and illustrator, Audrey Schilt has worked with Halston, Bergdorf Goodman, and Ralph Lauren as well as other leading fashion houses in the industry. Her design history includes designing for fashion and movie icons such as Jacqueline Kennedy, Gwyneth Paltrow, Emmy Rossum, Julianne Moore, etc. In addition, she has recently expanded her unquestionable skills by collaborating with music notables like Busta Rhymes, Kanye West, Damon Dash and Just Blaze. Aside from her undeniable designing skills, Audrey is resurrecting her fashion illustrations in an innovative modern way.

Jackie Mallon

Fashion professor & author

Writing about fashion for international publications and teaching fashion at college and university level. Author of fashion-industry novel, Silk for the Feed Dogs.


Typoe (b. Miami, 1983) is a multidisciplinary artist whose practice plays upon the constant tension between the dark recesses of the urban underground and the shimmering bling of celebrity. With both gravitas and irreverence, his work might be regarded as a contemporary memento mori with a smile. Typoe’s work evolves in response to a given situation or environment and he often works with gunpowder, fire, plastic, spray paint, and found objects in the creation of his works and installations., the messenger that while laughing, points to hypocrisy and excess while announcing the melancholy of time lost. Based in Miami, Typoe has participated in gallery and museum shows around the world and exhibited his work in Mexico City, Mexico, New York, Los Angeles, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Basel, Switzerland. Typoe is cofounder and Creative Director of PRIMARY, an art collective and gallery in Miami. 


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