Must Read: Billy Porter Hosts Fashion Awards, Pam Boy Goes to ‘GQ’ France


These are the stories that make the fashion headlines Wednesday.

Billy Porter hosts the Fashion Awards
The British Fashion Council announced on Wednesday that Billy Porter will host the 2021 Fashion Awards presented by TikTok. The Fashion Awards, which support the future growth and success of the UK fashion industry, will take place on November 29 at the Royal Albert Hall in London and will become a global entertainment platform to celebrate the role of fashion at the crossroads of the culture. {Fashionista Inbox}

Pam Boy goes to GQ France
Pierre A. M’Pelé, known online as Pam Boy, is the new Editorial Content Manager for GQ France. Famous commentator on Instagram and Twitter, he was most recently Associate Editor at Katie Grand’s Perfect magazine. In his new role, M’Pelé will report to Adam Baidawi, GQAssociate Editor-in-Chief of Global Editorial and Editorial Content Officer for the GQ. {Fashion business}

Alexander McQueen launches new initiative with A Team Arts Education
Alexander McQueen partners with A Team Arts Education, an organization that works to support the professional aspirations in arts and design of young people living in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, to provide access to its design professionals through ‘workshops and courses. “It is particularly important to us to be able to participate in supporting young people in the East End of London, where Lee Alexander McQueen grew up,” said Sarah Burton, the brand’s creative director, in a press release. “In this house we all know that talent comes from everywhere, regardless of origin. At a time when arts education in the UK is shrinking and cut off and young people are under pressure, we are inspired and humbled to be able to join an Arts Education team in their exceptional fieldwork offering fashion, textiles and art and design programs. ” {Fashionista Inbox}

Alexander McQueen x An Arts Education team

Alexander McQueen x An Arts Education team

New fashion professionals
Vogue teens spoke to a group of entry-level fashion professionals about how they developed their style and careers despite entering the industry during the pandemic when jobs were scarce. The featured creatives shared their buying tactics, special clothing, and the ups and downs of working in the fast-paced and not-so-easy fashion industry. {Vogue teens}

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