Pinwheel of Pride

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Lucy Abbot showcases the incredible diversity of LGBTQ+ talent in the fashion industry.

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Gogo Graham: Her work features upcycled clothes donated to charity shops, and she has also led the way in featuring trans models in her collections.

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Georgie Fallon Dyke-Sport: By reclaiming a traditionally offensive term for lesbians, Georgia aims to celebrate lesbian culture through her sportswear brand. 

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Christopher John Rogers: Christopher aims to explore the constant fluctuation of queerness, introducing the concept into high fashion.

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Alexandre Herchcovitch: This Brazilian gay designer is famous for his trademark skulls which became immensely popular in the 1990s.

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No Sesso: As the first brand founded by a trans person to ever show at the official New York Fashion Week, No Sesso casts exclusively people of colour. 

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Rich Mnisi: Mnisi addresses South African pre-conceived ideas about gender and race through his pieces. 

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Mondo Guerra: Mondo won the first season of Project Runway All Stars and became a spokesperson for HIV campaigns after coming out as HIV positive on the show. 

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Ben Copperwheat: Ben combines iconic British symbols with queer-focused fashion shows, exploring why more queer visibility is needed in and outside of the industry.