The fashion industry is made up of so many voices. But who’s voices get heard the most? Who’s voices are forced into background noise? Who’s voices are we able to tune into?
To succeed in one of the most competitive industries in the world you need the odds stacked in your favour, you need the chips to fall your way, you need luck on your side. But it is luck? Or is there a strict status quo holding some people back whilst pushing others forward.
Social mobility has always been, and continues to be a problem for the profession, meaning that it is currently dominated by the privileged and elite.
Gracie Leader explores the challenges that are faced by working class creatives within the fashion world. Here she sat down to talk with those getting ahead in the industry despite the obstacles they face.