The Fashion Debates, which has built a reputation for tackling some of the toughest issues in the industry, took on unpaid work and internships at their new event.

image2On the 30th March, industry professionals and fashion students gathered for this panel discussion event to look at the legalities of unpaid work which often go unnoticed, the determinantal impact this has on many people’s careers and the wider impact this has on an industry that is only affordable for a select few to get into.

image3The panel, hosted by The Fashion Debates’ founder and journalist Olivia Pinnock, comprised of Matthew Dowling, CEO of The Freelancer Club, Mark Watson, Partner at Fox Williams LLP Solicitors and Khandiz Joni, Co-Founder of Creative Agency Novel Beings.

The event was at the Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design in London.

About The Fashion Debates: The Fashion Debates is a bi-monthly event series discussing ethical issues in the fashion industry. Founded by journalist Olivia Pinnock, the debates aim to inspire people to become fashion activists. Past topics include sweatshop labour, racism and the health of models.

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