Cass Gowing, 24, Fashion Scout Editor
Cass Gowing, 24, Fashion Scout Editor
Editor Cass Gowing is a freelance fashion writer, established fashion blogger as well as press/marketing assistant. Cass was appointed Editor for Vauxhall Fashion Scout in January '12 - organising all blog updates throughout the year and during London Fashion Week as well as all of Vauxhall Fashion Scout's social media platforms.
Sara McAlpine, 21, Fashion Scout Content Editor,
Born and bred in London, Sara is a twenty-one year old Fashion History and Theory student, and freelance fashion writer. Sara also spends her time contributing to various fashion publications, and working as an assistant-stylist.
Madeleine Ayers, 21, S/S13 official tweeter
Madeleine Ayers is an undergraduate Womenswear Design student from Yorkshire about to enter her third and final year at Ravensbourne. She is back with Vauxhall Fashion Scout for the second time on the blog team this season. As well as writing for the VFS and Graduate Fashion Week blog teams she has interned at Drapers magazine, Giles Deacon, Julian J Smith and Olivia Rubin.
Josh Walker, 21, FS blog contributor
Fashion journalist studying Fashion Journalism at the London College of Fashion. Along with contributing to the VFS blog since June '12, he most recently interned with DASH magazine and is a guest blogger for Fashion Fringe. His investigative writing was short-listed for the Colin McDowell Sunday Times Young Fashion Writer Award 2012. With a passion for contemporary and avant-garde design, he loves uncovering the upcoming.
Vanessa Omoregie, 20, FS blog contributor
Vanessa Omoregie is a Fashion Imaging Student and Writer from London. She studied at London College of Fashion before moving onto the University for the Creative Arts in Epsom. Vanessa interned at a PR agency, and enjoys working on photography and styling projects and blogging part time. She has been contributing to the blog since June '12.
Abigail Gurney-Read, 19, FS A/W12 and S/S13 blog contributor
Abby has just started her second year of her degree, BA Fashion Journalism, at London College of Fashion. As well as being published in a number of publications, she has been working with Vauxhall Fashion Scout for the past two seasons. Her combined love for literature, art and fashion equates to her enthusiasm and fervor for Fashion Journalism.
Freya Hill, 23, FS S/S13 blog contributor
Freya is a freelance Fashion writer and Editor for Riverside Journals, Most Wanted Magazine and Kettle Magazine. Her blog was scouted by MTV in 2011 and most recently she has been published by New Look. In 2011 she won the Andrew McPhee Creative Arts Award.
Katie Agar, 21, FS S/S13 blog contributor
A final year Fashion Knitwear student at Winchester School of Art. She loves experimenting with unconventional materials and different combinations of techniques within fashion design. Katie has a huge passion for writing about design at her own blog http://fashion-classicist.blogspot.co.uk/ alongside writing for other publications.
Lora O’Callaghan, 20, FS S/S13 blog contributor
Lora is a third year Fashion Design student at the University of the West of England, Bristol. Specialising in 2D Fashion with skills built in illustration, styling as well as journalism. Aiming to progress further within the magazine industry either building her own small specialist publication or working within one. Her work can be seen on two blogs; loramay.tumblr.com or loraocallaghan.wordpress.com.
Twitter: @ loraocallaghan
Jennie Watson, 21, FS S/S13 blog contributor
Recently graduated in English Literature from Newcastle University. Jennie has moved to London for six months to gather some writing experience within the fashion industry, to achieve her ultimate goal of writing professionally for a fashion publication.
Joshua Osborn, 21, FS A/W12 and S/S13illustrator
Joshua is an undergraduate studying Fashion Studies at the Arts University College in Bournemouth. Strongly informed by fashion image he is working to pursue a career in fashion illustration. He regularly contributes to CANDID magazine and has recently contributed to DASH magazine. SS13 will be Joshua’s second season at Vauxhall Fashion Scout. See his work at www.cargocollective.com/joshuaosborn.
Isabella Macleod, 20, FS S/S13 illustrator
Fashion student at Edinburgh College of Art. Bella loves to sketch and draw, especially all things fashion and textile related. She has previously worked at London Graduate Fashion Week, which has inspired her to see what London Fashion Week has to offer in terms of excitement and amazing style.
Hannah Wilson, 20, FS S/S13 photographer
Hannah Wilson is a third year undergraduate student studying Contemporary Lens Media at the University of Lincoln. She is creative, loves a challenge and aims to work at a successful fashion magazine upon graduation.
Daniella Farrow, 20, FS S/S13 photographer
Partner in crime to Hannah, Daniella Farrow is also an undergraduate third year student studying Contemporary Lens Media at Lincoln University. She hopes to move to London and pursue a career within fashion photography.
Lauren Marsh, 21, FS S/S13 photographer
Canon lover Lauren Marsh is a self-taught freelance photographer. She designs t-shirts and jewellery in her spare time. She aims to have a successful career in fashion photography in the future.
Kevin Chesnais, FS S/S13 photographer
London based photographer and assistant, working mainly in fashion, advertising and beauty, although always looking to try new things! Heavily influenced by films, Kevin loves to work with cinematic lighting wherever possible.
Rebecca Andrews, 27, FS S/S13 photographer
London/Kent based photographer Rebecca’s philosophy in life is about exploring creativity with guts, ambition and hard work. Possessing mostly commercial and event based photographer experience, VFS is her first fashion photographer role.
Stephanie Matti, 20, FS S/S13 photographer
London based photographer, currently studying a BA Hons in Fashion Promotion at University of For The Creative Arts, Rochester. Loves travelling, getting lost in music and taking photos of everything and anything.
Sophie Sterling, 20, Assistant to Samantha-Kay Oliver Fashion Scout Social Media Manager
Fashion addict from North London. Obsessed with the latest trends and muted colour palettes and patterns. When not trying to find a good bargain Sophie studies Fashion Retail Management at Birmingham City University where she is entering her final year. Sophie has previously interned with House of Holland, Kurt Geiger and Browns with aspirations of having a successful career in buying or PR.
Maaike Dijkstra, 22, Assistant to Cass Gowing Fashion Scout Editor
Ambitious Fashion Assistant and Writer. Moved from Aberdeen, Scotland to London to pursue a career in Fashion Styling. Maaike previously interned with more! magazine and continues to work with talented stylists and renowned publications on a freelance basis.