Matty Bovan & Mandi Lennard with Suzy Mason


Matty Bovan, one of the UK’s most influential new designers, will discuss what inspire him and his work with one of fashion’s most influential people, Mandi Lennard of fashion consultancy, Mandi’s Basement. Leeds legend, Suzy Mason will host.

Mandi Lennard is Founder and Creative Director of Fashion Consultancy Mandi’s Basement, whose clients include Ace Hotel London Shoreditch, Barbie, Bistrotheque, Matty Bovan, Katie Grand and LOVE Magazine.

Described by Daily Telegraph as ‘one of London’s most connected party planners,’ and London Evening Standard as ‘East London’s Party Godmother who throws fashion spectaculars,’ she organises events for Absolut, Burberry, LOVE, M·A·C Cosmetics, Miu Miu, Sarabande; The Lee Alexander McQueen Foundation, and SHOWstudio.

Graduate Fashion Week recently announced that she is one of their first Global Ambassadors.  She sits on several fashion juries, including Fashion East, and IFS (International Fashion Showcase), a collaboration between the British Fashion

Matty Bovan graduated from Central Saint Martins in 2015 with an MA specialising in Fashion Knitwear, earning him the L’Oréal Professionel Creative Award, closely followed by the LVMH Graduate Prize 2015, which included working as a Junior Designer at Louis Vuitton.  He has also worked with Marc Jacobs in New York.  He recently held his second show with Fashion East at Tate Modern, during London Fashion Week.  He is a Senior Contributing Fashion Editor of LOVE Magazine.