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Westfield X Caramel Rock

We were invited to participate together with other local businesses at the event ” Future You”. Westfield teamed up with local communities and talent to host a series of amazing careers events, creative arts workshops and wellbeing activities. We delivered two workshops. One run by Chantelle Johns and one by Oana Balan. The first one, […]

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Caramel Rock’s summer project with Princes Trust

The Programme supports young people between the ages of 16 to 25. The Programme gives young people the opportunity to take part in a week of activities and gain experience and skills in the Fashion sector.  This event is in partnership with The Prince’s Trust who helps 11 to 30-year-olds to realise their potential and […]

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Lan Nguyen Grealis

We are honored to announce Irish born, international makeup artist, Lan Nguyen-Grealis is our new ambassador at Caramel Rock. She has made a lasting impression on the beauty industry where, ironically, standing out is easier said than done, especially amongst mounds of creatives and brands within the booming sector.  Lan – who is based in […]

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Jack Petchey Achievement Award Scheme

Each year, Jack Petchey foundation recognises circa 12,000 Achievement Award winners and invests £3.5m through the Achievement Award scheme. Awards mean different things to different people. The Achievement Awards are not solely for academic achievement – they may be used to recognise a personal triumph for someone who has faced a challenge, a young person […]

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V&A Event

The workshop delivered in collaboration with the V&A was entitled “How to showcase your creative ideas”. This session was designed to present to university and college students how to build their portfolio. The content is broken down within 6 main parts: inspiration, sketches, design, illustration, technical garment construction and production. Below were the instructions in […]

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Welcome Mona Our New Marketing Assistant

Mona is our new Kickstarter marketing assistant at Caramel Rock. Through studying media communications she developed a strong interest in social media marketing and content creation. At Caramel Rock she writes blogs, newsletters, creates content and podcasts across all our social media platforms. She prides herself in empowering and supporting young people through promoting their […]

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Caramel Rocks Summer project!

UEL & Caramel Rock fashion summer workshop is a 3-day event providing participants with a short introduction into an array of essential fashion processes including workshops based around textile and craft and fashion illustration. Our proposed summer programme will give young people the opportunity to learn a practical creative skill and give them the confidence, […]

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Jyothish Nair blog

Jyothish has over 20 years experience in the creative sector. He is currently the Vice President and Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company, London. Prior to McKinsey as a Group Creative Director at Barclays, Creative Director at Native Design and Associate Creative Director at Publicis Sapient – his primary focus was in  reshaping the future […]

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Greenwashing

I think we can all agree has almost become a trend, something to buy into, and this doesn’t make  me particularly happy. Firstly because the word sustainability is losing its meaning as it’s now  used everywhere, secondly because it shouldn’t be a trend or a special feature in a product, it’s a  whole different way […]

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Sustainable fashion definitions!

There are many labels used by fashion brands which can be confusing. I have put together a list of the 10 most common words in sustainable fashion.  1. Sustainable fashion A sustainable item is something that can be maintained long-term without exhausting natural resources or without causing severe harm to the environment. This also includes […]

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