Olivia Pinnock is a London-based fashion writer, lecturer and the founder of The Fashion Debates.
Having previously been Features Editor at 1883 Magazine and Sub-Editor at FAULT Magazine, she now writes for a variety of publications and brands.
She is dedicated to uncovering insightful and fascinating stories in a visually-driven industry and, has a particular interest in sustainable fashion, fashion history and the business of fashion. Her journalism portfolio also includes articles on beauty, travel, art, music, TV and film. Olivia has had the pleasure of interviewing celebrities including Billie Piper, Matt Willis, Laura Mvula, Zara Martin and Tamsin Egerton, and industry figures such as All Saints Creative Director Wil Beedle, Turkish Vogue founding Editor-at-Large Ece Sükan and internationally regarded stylist Mary Fellows.
A passionate advocate for ethical fashion practices, in 2016 Olivia founded The Fashion Debates events. The panel talk evenings bring together experts on topics affecting the industry as far reaching as sweatshop labour, racism, environmental pollution and model health to inspire change.
Olivia’s copywriting portfolio spans website texts, press releases, lookbooks, blogs, SEO keyword texts, window display slogans and product descriptions for clients such as Kurt Geiger, Swatch, Piaget, Wrangler, Fiorelli and Meng.
Additionally, she teaches a module on Fashion Branding and Journalism at London Metropolitan University and is a part-time lecturer on the Fashion Communication & Promotion undergraduate course at Norwich University of the Arts.
Olivia is currently available for freelance commissions.
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