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