2Our Honorary President (left), Lorraine Harper launches the Fashion Retail Club, accompanied by Deborah Mackenzie & the Co-Presidents Michelle Anderson and Anna-Luisa Jones
3The audience admires Lorraine Harper’s career, as we celebrate her contribution to the University of Westminster Fashion Department & to the Industry
4A short film shows Lorraine’s great achievement; the founding of the BA Fashion Merchandise Management course, which is now 10 years old
5Our student board members and hosts ensure smooth running of the evening
6A panel of industry experts, (from left) Eric Musgrave, Director General UK Fashion Textiles, Bernard Lewis, OBE, Executive Chairman and Founder of River Island, Brian Goldbold, OBE, Director Ramon Gurillo & Patricia Alford Burnett, MD The White Company
7Eric Musgrave interviews Bernard Lewis about how he founded River Island, how the industry is changing and what is expected of graduates entering industry
8Lorraine and our Co-Presidents close the formal proceedings of the evening
9Clockwise from top left: Anna Luisa-Jones, Brian Goldbold, Patricia Alford Burnett, Deborah Mackenzie, Eric Musgrave, Alan Fisher, Michelle Anderson, Bernard Lewis, Lorraine Harper and Sally Feldman.
10Networking afterwards in Fyve Hall at the University of Westminster
11The evening ends with a high as the buzz of conversations continue...