Louisa Stoppard is SHOWstudio's Editor and a freelance writer and broadcaster. She completed her undergraduate degree at Oxford University, earning a first class BA in History, before moving to Central Saint Martins College to pursue a Master's degree in Fashion Journalism. She writes regularly for titles including ELLE, ELLE Collections, AnOther, GQ Style, Bon and The Financial Times. Stoppard is particularly known for her interviews and has conducted written and video conversations with the likes of Philip Treacy, Stephen Jones, Sir Paul Smith, Dylan Jones, Jeremy Scott, Nicola Formichetti, Jonathan Saunders, Roksanda Ilincic, Alexandra Shulman, Daphne Guinness, Bryan Ferry, Lady Amanda Harlech and Phillip Lim, amongst many others.
Stoppard also works as a freelance moderator and chair. She hosted Editd.com's Editions series, which focused on bringing together the most interesting people in the fashion and tech worlds. She has also collaborated with the V&A as part of their V&A Connects and Talking Fashion series and has worked with the likes of Topshop and Selfridges on talks. She regularly gives guest lectures at The London College of Fashion and Central Saint Martins.
Stoppard's debut book, Together, will be published by Rizzoli in the Autumn of 2016. It will focus on fashion's most interesting and fruitful creative relationships.
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