Caroline Evans is a writer and professor of Fashion History and Theory at Central Saint Martins (UAL). She has published seven books and over 40 scholarly articles in the field and lectured widely at international design schools and universities. She has also acted as specialist consultant on fashion exhibitions at international museums, sits on the editorial/advisory boards of several journals, and is an Academic Advisor for the Bloomsbury Fashion Photography Archive. Her research interests include twentieth-century and contemporary fashion; gender and performativity; fashion and silent cinema; modernism; history of the body; pose and gesture; cultural memory; theories of vision and looking.
Alistair O’Neill is a writer, curator and professor of Fashion History and Theory at Central Saint Martins (UAL). He is a member of the Photography and the Archive research centre and sits on the editorial board of Fashion Theory. He has worked as a curatorial consultant for Somerset House Trust since the implementation of its contemporary exhibitions programme in 2008, focusing on fashion exhibitions. His research interests include twentieth-century and contemporary fashion; fashion photography in relation to visual culture; fashion curation and histories of display; London as a centre for fashion cultures.
Patrick Lee Yow is a Central Saint Martins alumnus, having studied and taught on the prestigious MA Fashion course. Since setting up his own business in fashion, he has redirected his career to teaching and is an Associate Lecturer at Central Saint Martins working on the BA Hons, Fashion Print programme. He is also the Course Leader for Innovative Pattern Cutting for Graduates and Professionals, and for Fashion Folio, both at Central Saint Martins.
Esme Young studied at Saint Martins School of Art and was a co-founder of the iconic fashion label, Swanky Modes. She now works in theatre and film and also teaches on the BA Fashion course at Central Saint Martins. Esme is also a judge on the 2016 and the forthcoming 2019 series of the BBC’s Great British Sewing Bee.
Isabella Coraça is a dress historian and curator, having studied Fashion History and Theory at Central Saint Martins, followed by Museum Studies at University College London. Isabella is Assistant Curator at Historic Royal Palaces, where she looks after the Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection. She also works with the Modern European and Ethnographic collections at The British Museum, is a collections management and care consultant for private archives and universities, and a Guest Lecturer at Central Saint Martins. Her research interests include European ethnic dress; Brazilian beachwear; the relationship between dress and collective identities; curation and museology; material culture studies.
Liam Leslie is a graduate of Central Saint Martins, having studied both Fashion History and Theory and Fashion Communication. His work in informed by this dual background and combines theory, practice, still and moving image. Liam has exhibited his work across the UK and undertakes commissions for prominent fashion brands.