On Monday, The British Fashion Council kindly invited Flock to the Crown to the Designer Showrooms Open House event, hosted by Drapers. Stylists, Journalists and Bloggers were given the opportunity to meet talented, innovative and creative designers that are making their presence felt within the industry. Here we look at the top 10 emerging Accessory … More LFW Week: Designer Showroom Open House
One of the great things about moving back into a management role, as I did recently, is that I get to interview people for jobs. It’s not that I’m cruel and enjoy frightening people or that I have an inner Simon Cowell who must be satisfied. It’s not even that I’m nosy and just like … More Job interviews are easy
I’m not a big fan of any of the portmanteau words that have emerged from the internet age but the term slacktivism is surprisingly effective. Slacktivism is when people do something to raise awareness for a charity/cause/issue but nothing else. Like re-tweeting a post on Twitter or liking a cause on Facebook – slacktivism brings … More The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Is there any value in celebrity slacktivism?
Last month N Dubz starlet and former X factor judge, Tulisa Contostavlos walked free from court after the judge concluded that the evidence against her was not sufficient enough to deliver a trial. It had been alleged that she had organised a £800 deal to supply class A drugs to undercover reporter, Mazhir Mahmood also known as the ‘Fake Sheikh.’ … More Murdoch’s Army Vs Journalism Ethics
For the past 18 months Donald Lush has worked as the Careers Consultant at Birkbeck College. Since Christmas 2013, he has seen an increase in the number of students attending the Careers Service Workshops and One-to-One Sessions. Here he talks about his impressive career journey and the highlights of helping thousands of students who study at … More Final Piece of Advice From Donald Lush: Birkbeck’s Former Career Consultant
Ben likes to run around Hollywood in a Tuxedo Why did you decide to get into entertainment journalism? I fell into entertainment journalism mainly because my dad was – actually – a film critic and I remember quite early on going to film previews like my 10th or 11th birthday to a Howard the … More Ben Falk – Entertainment journalist and visiting lecturer at Birkbeck University on his passion for Hollywood movies and the moment he almost spilled a drink on Natalie Portman
It started with my daughter. One evening, when she was eleven years old, we were sitting in a Chinese take-away restaurant waiting for our order to be made up and she was watching the people coming and going with intense interest. After a while she told me that she had noticed something. People who came … More How to Sit in a Chair – the British way