Elle Weekender 2018 will be held at Saatchi Gallery from 30 November to 2 December.
Hear exciting industry insights from the likes of Diane von Furstenberg, Rosie Huntington-Whitely, Rosamund Pike and Maisie Williams.
ELLE is Hosting a Weekend of A+ Talks at Saatchi Gallery
We’ll be in our seats early for these….
14.15PM TO 15.00PM: LIFE IN THE LEAD: ROSAMUND PIKE
Academy Award and BAFTA nominated actress Rosamund Pike discusses the power of being a leading woman in Hollywood. In this exclusive conversation Pike will answer questions on her upcoming role as legendary Sunday Times war reporter Marie Colvin in ‘A Private War’, set for release this year.
SPEAKER: ROSAMUND PIKE // PANDORA SYKES
15.15PM TO 16.00PM: A LIFETIME IN FASHION: DIANE VON FURSTENBERG
Fashion icon and originator Diane von Fürstenberg kicks off the ELLE Weekender with an illuminating talk covering her life and legacy. The inventor – and reinventor – of the wrap dress, worn by everyone from Michelle Obama, Kate Middleton to Oprah, shares stories from her decades in fashion. From posing for Andy Warhol and partying at Studio 54 to launching a brand with 85 stores worldwide, hear her incredible story in her own words.
SPEAKER: DIANE VON FURSTENBERG
10.15AM TO 11.00AM: SOUNDING OFF: THE WOMEN CHANGING THE MUSIC INDUSTRY WITH MC LADY LESHURR, JESSIE WARE AND RADIO 1’s CLARA AMFO
What does it mean to be a woman in music in 2018? From taking babies on world tours, breaking into the rap world and interviewing Justin Bieber, Birmingham MC LADY LESHURR, BRIT nominee JESSIE WARE and Radio 1 presenter CLARA AMFO discuss their incredible experiences in the industry.
SPEAKERS: MC LADY LESHURR // JESSIE WARE // CLARA AMFO
10.15AM TO 11.00AM: HOW TO BE A CAREER DISRUPTOR WITH WRITER’S EMMA GANNON, MISHAL HUSAIN AND OTEGHA UWAGBA
Writer and podcaster EMMA GANNON, BBC presenter MISHAL HUSAIN and author of Little Black Book: A Toolkit for Working Women, OTEGHA UWAGBA, discuss how to navigate new career paths and be your own boss.
SPEAKERS: EMMA GANNON // MISHAL HUSAIN // OTEGHA UWAGBA
10.15AM TO 11.00AM: BLACK HAIR MATTERS: UNTANGLING THE POLITICS OF HAIR WITH CHARLOTTE MENSAH, LAURA MVULA AND FREDDIE HARREL
From the natural hair movement to the politics behind the buzzcut, hair stylist CHARLOTTE MENSAH, singer LAURA MVULA and influencer FREDDIE HARREL discuss the beauty of textured hair and why it’s finally time for it to be freed from the societal baggage.
SPEAKERS: CHARLOTTE MENSAH // LAURA MVULA // FREDDIE HARREL
For tickets and more information, visit Hearstlive