During this session, our Andrew Dobbie and CEC’s Rachael Brown will be interviewing Gerard McKenzie-Govan, Founder and CEO of The Blankfaces, a Glasgow-based streetwear brand which is taking inspiration from the stories and personal experiences of those living on the streets to create designs for their streetwear collection. At the heart of the company’s ethos is the commitment to share profit from the sale of every garment with the people who inspire each creation.
Struggling with what it is to be authentic in your practice? Wondering about what it’s really like to sell your company? Hear one person’s experience of coming to terms with the reality of authenticity and selling out in this brutally honest article by maker Louise McGettrick.