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October
23
Tuesday
6:45pm
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Dine with Managing Director of ALEXACHUNG: Growing a fashion brand

at The Anthologist, The City, Bank (map)

Who's coming

  • Stefani

    Founder, be-snazzy.com

  • Claire

    Co Founder, TableCrowd Talent

  • Jacynth

    CEO/Founder, the-Bias-Cut.com & Ageism Is Never In Style

  • Viviane

    Augmented Retail Manager, Farfetch

  • Tamsin

    Director, Winternational.co.uk

  • Mine

    Founder, Anburis Design Consultancy LTD

  • Jessica

    Founder, Luxtra

  • Christopher

    Associate, Dragon ADvisory

  • Katrina

    Founder , Burchell Consulting

  • Roxanne

    Senior Investment Information Specialist, Capital Group

  • Cheryl
  • Ana

    Owner and Milliner, Ana Bella Millinery

  • Anastasia
  • Gizelle

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  • Tamsin

    Founder, Onloan

  • Nina

    Founder & Designer, Tint London

  • Sibylle

    Architect

  • Sasha

    Investor

  • James

    Wiser

  • Edwin

    Managing Director, ALEXACHUNG

Waiting List

Venue

The Anthologist

58 Gresham Street, EC2V 7BB
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Started by:
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Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet…
Edwin Bodson is Managing Director of ALEXACHUNG, a UK fashion brand launched in 2016 and the brainchild of fashion designer, television presenter, writer and model, Alexa Chung. Edwin has been the MD of ALEXACHUNG since its inception and alongside Founder Alexa Chung, has been responsible for setting up and bringing to market a high contemporary brand based on the strengths and DNA of Alexa. Edwin will be sharing all on launching and growing a contemporary fashion brand.

This dinner is perfect for…
Business owners, CEO’s and management level in fashion.

If you'd like to join but don't fall neatly within the above categories, please email us at hello@tablecrowd.com to discuss whether this is the right dinner for you. Also feel free to check out our other dinners as another might match you perfectly!

The dinner conversation will be…
Edwin has a wealth of fashion industry and business management experience equaled by few, and this is a great opportunity to hear from Edwin who will share all on:
✓ Successfully launching a fashion brand.
✓ Growing your fashion brand and the key mistakes to avoid!
✓ Selling online and working with global retailers.
✓ Working with leading fashion designers such as Alexa Chung and Haider Ackermann.

Who is Edwin Bodson?
Edwin Bodson is the MD of ALEXACHUNG, a position he has held since the inception of the business in April 2016. His role was to set up and bring to market a high contemporary brand based on the strengths and DNA of Alexa, encompassing denim, day wear, evening wear, footwear and jewellery, alongside Creative Director & Founder Alexa Chung. He has been responsible for leading an aggressive wholesale launch strategy, securing significant buys from global retailers including Net-A-Porter, Liberty, Galeries Lafayette, SSENSE, Matches and myTheresa, whilst also developing and launching an E-commerce platform able to capitalise on high levels of traffic.

What’s included?
You get a private dining experience with a knowledgeable speaker, 2 course dinner with wine or 2 soft drinks plus highly curated and relevant crowd. This is a dinner, not a dropin event, so we ask that guests turn up on time and don’t leave until after the Q&A.

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P.S. TableCrowd are offering complimentary cab rides home (£15) thanks to their partner, Gett, on first download of the app. Download the app in advance.

Edwin Bodson is the Managing Director of ALEXACHUNG, a position he has held since the inception of the business in April 2016. His role was to set up and bring to market a high contemporary brand based on the strengths and DNA of Alexa, encompassing denim, day wear, evening wear, footwear and jewellery, alongside Creative Director & Founder Alexa Chung.

Within his role, Bodson has already been responsible for leading an aggressive wholesale launch strategy, securing significant buys from global retailers including Net-A-Porter, Liberty, Galeries Lafayette, SSENSE, Matches and myTheresa, whilst also developing and launching an E-commerce platform able to capitalise on high levels of traffic.

Prior to his appointment as Managing Director of ALEXACHUNG, Bodson held the position of Head of Atelier at Haider Ackermann. Appointed in 2014, Bodson successfully steered the brand’s growth and strategic development, helping the brand to quadruple turnover in two years while overseeing the launch of e-commerce, menswear and women pre-collections.

Previously, Bodson was Commercial Director of Ann Demeulemeester and Haider Ackermann, from AW13 till AW14, and Commercial Head for Thimister, where he led the brand relaunch from SS12 till SS13.

Bodson began his career in 2010, after earning an MBA in International Management from Tongji Shanghai University, and remains immersed in the fashion and creative sphere, as an active Patron of The Wapping Project.

For any dietary requirements, worry not, we have it covered, as long as we know in advance. If you are vegetarian, vegan, dairy free or gluten intolerant let us know by filling out the dietary requirements section in the your preferences section of your profile on the TableCrowd website.

One of the TableCrowd hosting team will be on hand to make sure you are welcomed through the door and introduced to the most relevant people to you.

The Ambassador for our Fashion Community is Viviane Paraschiv, Augmented Retail Manager at Farfetch.

For any advance questions about this dinner, it is best to reach us at hello@tablecrowd.com.

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