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Rachael Taylor

Rachael Taylor

Associate Lecturer

School of Art, Design and Fashion

023 8201 6644 ext. 6644

Biography

Rachael Taylor is an associate lecturer teaching on the BA (Hons) Fashion Graphics, BA (Hons) Fashion Photography and MA Fashion Merchandise Management at Solent University. 

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Further information

  1. Industry experience

    Rachael is the co-founder of a fashion company which sold womenswear and menswear worldwide...

    Co-founder of a fashion company which sold womenswear and menswear worldwide, the designs focused upon print, embroidery and experimental garment shapes. The fashion label exhibited at trade shows in Barcelona, Tokyo, Berlin and the USA.

    Involved industry collaborations with Nike, Timberland, and RBK and exhibited within the Fashion V Sport Exhibition at the V&A in 2008. Press included editorial in Vogue, Sportswear International, WGSN and interviews in three book publications.

    Fashion PR consultant for five independent fashion companies building the profile and reputation of each using fashion communication, event management and editorial.

  2. Research interests

    Rachael is currently studying an MA Fashion Futures at London College of Fashion; exploring the future of fashion within sustainability, industry and education.
  3. Recent publications

    Rachael's recent publications include AMFI, Amsterdam Fashion Colloquium 2014: Research Paper – Second Hand Clothing Waste and Parsons Colloquium, New York 2013: Co: Evolving Towards a Paradigm Shift.
  4. Awards

    Rachael's awards include Neal’s Yard Annual Lecture Competition Brief 2014 for University of the Arts, London and Sustainability Fund UAL Green Council 2014.
  5. Work in progress

    Rachael is currently working on three projects, Sustainability, a research paper and a collaborative research paper. Follow the link below for more information...

    Sustainability 
    New Concepts for Design, Creative Economics and Culture.
    Innovative methods for teaching using process. (June 2015.)

    Research Paper 
    Kings College, London: Designing Alternative Values

    Collaborative Research Paper 
    Nottingham Trent University: PLATE: Second Hand Clothing Waste in Africa and UK.