Charles Jeffrey
The Lore of Loverboy

Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY in conversation with Sarah Mower

Thu 04 Jul 2024
19.00 - 20.00
Screening Room
South Wing

Join us for an illuminating discussion between designer Charles Jeffrey and British fashion journalist Sarah Mower as they delve into the captivating world of LOVERBOY.

About Charles Jeffrey

Charles Jeffrey is a Glaswegian designer, illustrator, stylist and radical creative honoured with a number of industry accolades. Upon leaving university Jeffrey quickly won two Scottish Fashion Awards, the first in 2016 as Graduate of the Year and later as Young Designer of the Year in 2017. In 2018, Jeffrey won the British GQ Award for Emerging Designer. In 2017, he received the British Fashion Award for Best Emerging Menswear Designer - presented to him by John Galliano, Jeffrey’s hero.

As a stylist, Jeffrey works across special projects for some of the world’s leading fashion publications. Commissions have included the creative direction of a Vivienne Westwood archive story for AnOther Man, Maison Margiela retrospective shoot (in collaboration with John Galliano) for LOVE, and a Schiaparelli haute couture story for 10+. His wider portfolio includes stories for GQ Style, Replica Man, Buffalo Zine and CANDY.

Jeffrey is a practicing artist. A celebrated illustrator, his artwork - developed both digitally and by hand - lives within each LOVERBOY collection. In 2018 he presented ‘The Come Up’, his first solo exhibition of sculpture in London’s NOW Gallery. Further examples of Jeffrey’s sculptural practice have also featured as part of LOVERBOY’s installation projects, most recently in Beijing and Los Angeles in partnership with Dover Street Market.

About Sarah Mower

Sarah Mower MBE is a fashion journalist and critic for US Vogue and an advocate for young designers. She is the British Fashion Council's Ambassador for Emerging Talent and Chair of the NEWGEN committee, the scheme responsible for the rise of a constellation of design stars who show in London Fashion Week, including Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, Craig Green Saul Nash, Priya Ahluwalia, Christopher Kane, Mary Katrantzou, JW Anderson, Roksanda Ilincic and Simone Rocha. Sarah Mower is a campaigner for educational opportunities as chair of the BFC’s scholarship programme. She co-curated Rebel: 30 Years of London Fashion at the Design Museum in 2023.