Fashion Together: Lou Stoppard in conversation with Palmer//Harding

palmer//harding Spring Summer 18

12 Dec 2017

7.30pm to 8.30pm

Join Lou Stoppard in conversation with Levi Palmer and Matthew Harding of palmer//harding at London College of Fashion. This event coincides with Lou Stoppard’s show, Fashion Together at Fashion Space Gallery. The talk will be followed by a short Q&A session.

The exhibition spotlights the process and output of seven selected duos and showcases the work of individuals from a broad range of roles within the fashion industry, from photographers and filmmakers to designers and milliners. It features collaborations by: Rick Owens and Michèle Lamy, Nick Knight and Daphne Guinness, Shaun Leane and Alexander McQueen, Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren, Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, Gareth Pugh and Ruth Hogben, and Thom Browne and Stephen Jones. The exhibition times with the release of Lou’s book, ‘Fashion Together: Fashion’s Most Extraordinary Duos on the Art of Collaboration’, published by Rizzoli.

The exhibition will be open to the public until 7:30pm on the day.

FREE, book here.


About our guests:

Launched in 2012 by Central Saint Martins trained Levi Palmer and  Matthew Harding, palmer//harding is a designer brand specialising in the shirt. Through innovative pattern cutting and draping techniques, the duo create modern,  exquisitely crafted shirts that bridge the line between wardrobe essential and modern statement. Through their progressive design and ever evolving collections, palmer//harding have become synonymous with the shirt, often being referred to as "the shirt boys" by press and buyers. 


Lou Stoppard is SHOWstudio's Editor and a freelance writer, curator and broadcaster. She is a Contributing Editor at GQ and writes regularly for titles including Vogue and The Financial Times. Her latest exhibition, an exploration of the influence of the North of England on visual culture, co-curated with Adam Murray is also on show at Somerset House in London until Feburary 2018. 

Image: palmer//harding Spring Summer 2018