HALL OF FAME - OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT - Colin McDowell
Colin McDowell, recently dubbed ‘fashion’s senior statesman’ by the New York Times, is one of the fashion world’s most senior and respected fashion commentators. With a truly global profile developed over thirty years, he has been devoted to fashion on many levels.
McDowell has acted as magazine editor, illustrator, commentator and writer as well as being the only major fashion writer to have worked as a dress designer for several years. He is the author of over 20 books related to fashion & style and has written various scripts for television and radio devoted to the social history of dress.
His work has appeared in all the major British quality newspapers and many UK and international magazines. McDowell has curated several exhibitions including MANOLO BLAHNIK and MASTERS OF STYLE.
Colin McDowell is one of the international fashion elite, an insider renowned for his insightful judgment, deep knowledge of the arts and his long-term commitment to the global fashion industry.