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Meet The Committee 

Co-Chair Women 

Ella Wheeler
Ella Wheeler

What’s the one thing you can’t live without? Hummus What’s top of your bucket list? Seeing the Gorilla’s in Rwanda Choose one word to describe your take on ‘Distortion’. 2020

Vanessa Lee
Vanessa Lee

Who is your style Icon? Kate Moss and her black blazers! If you could go anywhere in the world where would you go? Definitely Bora Bora or Meeru Island! Your thoughts on the chosen charities this year? I love that we get to use our platform to shed light on pressing issues facing human rights around the world!

Creative Director

Production Director 

Sophie Downes
Sophie Downes

What’s the one thing you can’t live without? Tea! What are your favourite accessories? Chunky gold hoops and my trusty Dr. Martens. Why did you join ECFS? Studying Textiles at GSA, I was keen to meet and work with Creatives from another University and city! To be a part of a huge scale, fashion-focused event whilst simultaneously supporting fabulous charities was an opportunity I admired and couldn’t resist applying for.

Hannah Forbes
Hannah Forbes

What’s your favourite/least favourite fashion trend? Favourite - Mixed Athleisure & Chunky Trainers Least Favourite - Low Rise Jeans Who is your style Icon? Princess Diana Why did you join ECFS? I joined ECFS so that I could meet all types of new people and maximise my experience during my year at Edinburgh!

Head Of Finance 

Head Of Logistics 

Head Of Charity 

Sponsorship Executives

Philip Garthwaite
Philip Garthwaite

If you could go anywhere in the world where would you go? 11am tee time at Augusta national. If you could trade lives with anyone for the day who would it be? Donald Trump – to find out national secrets. Why did you join ECFS? To raise as much money as possible for vital charity’s by helping run the best fashion show to date.

Poppy Howard-Wall
Poppy Howard-Wall

Who is your style Icon? Elle Woods Who would play you in a movie about your life? Reese Witherspoon Why is ECFS important to you? I am extremely excited to be a part of ECFS this year. The ability to combine creativity and charity in one event is what makes the show such a unique entity in Edinburgh. I share the committee’s aim to build on the work done by those before us to make ECFS a bigger success than ever before. I am looking forward to working with our two amazing charities.

Millie Mckelvey
Millie Mckelvey

What’s the one thing you can’t live without? Gin & Tonic What’s your least favourite fashion trend? Slides and socks Choose one word to describe your take on 'Distortion'. Unpredictability

Faith Cotter
Faith Cotter

Who is your style Icon? Matilda Djerf Who is your favourite Designer? Yves Saint Laurent What are you most looking forward to as a committee member of ECFS? To watch everything come together bit by bit. From choosing charities, models and sponsors all the way up to the final event, it’ll be amazing to witness the results of all our collaborative efforts!

Codee Yui Cheung
Codee Yui Cheung

If you could go anywhere in the world where would you go? Okinawa, Japan What superpower would you choose? The ability to communicate with animals. Choose one word to describe your take on 'Distortion'. Perspective

James Haynes
James Haynes

If you could go anywhere in the world where would you go? Copenhagen! One of my favourite places. Such a good place to visit if you haven’t. What’s your favourite/least favourite fashion trend? My favourite trend has got to be the rise of utilitarian/ work wear clothing into mainstream fashion. Practical whilst still looking great. Choose one word to describe your take on 'Distortion'. Manipulation.

CREATIVE Executives

Izzy Yeoman
Izzy Yeoman

What’s your favourite accessory? Sunglasses, always. What superpower would you choose? Teleportation (would solve all my problems of running late)! Why did you join ECFS? To learn more about the creative process of organising a fashion show (and Fun)!

Kate Moore
Kate Moore

Who would play you in a movie about your life? I want to say Lily James because I was obsessed with her in Mamma Mia 2. What’s your favourite fashion trend? My favourite trend is the Keira Knightley low rise jeans era, which may be an unpopular opinion but I think there is a lot of potential. Choose one word to describe your take on 'Distortion'. The theme will distort and “re-imagine” everyday life which we have become so used to.

Sara Shu
Sara Shu

What’s the one thing you can’t live without? I would be lying or trying too hard if I said anything other than my trusty laptop. 3 years and going strong. What’s your favourite accessory? Polymer clay earrings – the bigger and brighter the better. Highlight of being part of the Creative team so far? Being able to work with a whole bunch of inspiring and dedicated creatives, while having the opportunity to experiment with some amazing ideas in a flexible, professional environment.

Paula Wengerodt
Paula Wengerodt

Who is your style Icon? Pamela Des Barres circa 1975 What’s your favourite accessory? My favourite perfume! Comme des Garcons Blackpepper Highlight of being part of ECFS so far? Getting to spend even more time taking pictures!

Head Of Marketing 

Marketing Executives

Indie Wheeler
Indie Wheeler

What's the one thing you can't live without? Cheese. What's top of your bucket list? Kenya to see the elephants. Choose one word to describe your take on 'Distortion' 2020.

Chiara Turnock
Chiara Turnock

What's top of your bucket list? To visit the Bolivian salt flats. If you could go anywhere in the world where would you go? Japan. Choose one word to describe your take on 'Distortion' Surreal

Celia Cox
Celia Cox

What's your favourite accessory? A Cross Body Bag. What's your favourite/least favourite fashion trend? 90s Baguette Bags and Low-rise jeans! What are you most looking forward to as a committee member of ECFS? Seeing the show and everyone's hard work come to life!

Samara Fruitman
Samara Fruitman

Who is/what's your favourite Designer/Brand? Alexander Wang - his designs emanate a sort of 'effortless cool'. If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life what would it be? Sushi! Why did you join ECFS? I really wanted to get involved with the university, and utilise my skills for a good cause.

Louisa Bradby
Louisa Bradby

If you could trade lives with anyone for the day who would it be? Elon Musk, just so I could be inside his brain for a day. What's your least favourite fashion trend? Normcore What's your highlight of being part of ECFS so far? The creative pool of people with different inputs and perspectives.

Head Of Events 

EVENTS EXECUTIVES

Amelia Bradbury
Amelia Bradbury

What's top of your bucket list? Sail around the Mediterranean. What superpower would you choose? Teleportation. What are you most looking forward to as a committee member? Raising money for two such amazing charities.

Emily Clements
Emily Clements

Who is/what's your favourite Designer/Brand? Jacquemus, my favourite collection being "LE COUP DE SOLEIL" and his most recent one, "L'AMOUR". What superpower would you choose? Invisibility. Choose one word to describe your take on 'Distortion'? Contortion.

Sophie Whittley
Sophie Whittley

What's the one thing you can't live without? Caffeine What superpower would you choose? Invisibility. Why did you join ECFS? I thought it would be a fun experience and I wanted to be involved in the process of making the show more widespread.

Head of FASHION

FASHION Executives

Hannah Gearing
Hannah Gearing

What's your favourite accessory? Earrings - great yet subtle addition to outfits. What's your favourite/least favourite fashion trend? Doc Martens are my favourite and least favourite - they always look good but I've had them for a year now and I'm still nursing blisters. Highlight of being part of the Fashion team so far? Working with designers!

Immie Ford
Immie Ford

Who is your style Icon? My Grandma! What's your least favourite fashion trend? Athleisure. I don't care if it's comfy, it's just not cute. Choose one word to describe your take on 'Distortion'? Perspective.

Antonia Peckham
Antonia Peckham

What is one thing you can't live without? Definitely the combination of a leather blazer and a white tank top! Who is/what's your favourite Designer/Brand? My favourite designer brand would have to be Dior, especially since Maria Grazia Chiuri has become the creative director and moved the brand in a more modern, inclusive and empowering direction. Why did you join ECFS? I joined ECFS as I wanted to celebrate fashion and creativity whilst also raising money for important causes.

Athena Munro
Athena Munro

What's your favourite accessory? My silver rings. If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life what would it be? Reeces peanut butter cups. Choose one word to describe your take on 'Distortion'. Manipulation