Joshua Scacheri welcomed by Fashion Buying and Merchandising students
Designer, brand manager and menswear trend reporter Joshua Scacheri shared his many years of experience in the fashion industry with second year fashion students taking the Fashion Buying and Merchandising module, only a few weeks after the end of the 2014 New York Fashion Week.
Joshua Scacheri, invited by BA (Hons) Fashion Retail Management course leader Anthony Abebrese, is now a prominent figure within the international fashion industry. His award-winning Australian label Subfusco, a cutting edge and unique product of the mid 2000s, projected the designer to fame through events such as the Rosemount Australian Fashion Week, the Mercedes Benz Brisbane Fashion Festival and the Penthouse Mouse in Melbourne.
Currently based in London, Joshua Scacheri works as designer and brand manager for award winning Charlie Allen Bespoke Tailors, most famously known for the creations for George @ ASDA, Next, BHS, collaborations with Mos Bros, Reece, Austin Reed, Belville Sassoon and for its celebrity clientele including: Prince, Ringo Starr, Terence Trent D'Arby, Annie Lennox, Fabio Capello, Ian Wright, Cathy Burke, Andrew Flintoff. Joshua Scacheri manages the Charlie Allen Bespoke Tailors brand image, creates future RTW collections and campaigns, look books and overall visuals for the market.
The internationally known Italian designer talked to the Guildhall Faculty of Business and Law fashion marketing and fashion retail management hopefuls about working as UK trend reporter for the Australian trend forecasting agency SCOUT. Part of the work London Guildhall Business and Law fashion students have to undertake for the Fashion Buying and Merchandising module involves researching into the role of a fashion buyer and understanding how fashion trends are predicted. In order to help students with their tasks, Joshua Scacheri revealed unpublished material from his research work on developing future seasonal trends and reports on European menswear. He also explained his contribution to profiling fashion weeks, the steps involved in carrying out market trends and emerging designers analysis.
Fashion marketing and fashion retail management students found Joshua Scacheri’s speech inspirational and his knowledge of managing fashion as a business to be “simply mind-boggling”. Fashion aficionados may find Joshua’s latest fashion propositions by subscribing to his blog entitled Styleography.