MANAGEMENT TEAM

SHAUN KEARNEY

LINDSAY INGLESBY

JAMES LACEY 

MICHELLE GERRARD

WENDY CAVE

SMOOTH HR 

CLARE HAMM 

Co-Founder/Patron

Co-Founder/Principal

Academic Coordinator/

FE Programme Leader

Head of Pastoral Care

Business Development

HR

Finance

BRUCE ATKINSON

 

VIENNA BERNDT

GILLIAN BENNETT 

SARAH FULLER 

LINDSAY INGLESBY

SARAH KENNEDY 

JAMES LACEY

 

SOPHIE LEWIS

JOLENE LLOYD JONES 

JEN MANNING 

STAFF TEAM

Creative Practice/

Garment Construction

Academinc Administrator

Technical Assistant

Art & Illustration

Academic Study Skills

Digital/Photography

Academic Study

Skills/Projects

Art Assistant

Contextual Studies

Pattern-Cutting/

Garment Construction

To enhance the already world class training programme we offer, a variety of industry professionals visit Rare School of Fashion and Art to teach regular masterclasses, keeping students fresh with current trends, offering feedback on progress and advising students on their potential for industry employment.

 

Some of the incredible talents we’ve hosted for masterclasses at Rare are….

Linda Watson - Fashion historian and fashion writer for Vogue

Alec Maxwell - Fashion Film director and editor for Vogue, Designer for KLOSS Merchandise

James Enevoldson - Bespoke Tailor for H. Coleman Tailoring

Philip Armstrong - Fashion Designer

Francesca Couture - Fashion Designer

Heather Rowland - Fashion Stylist

Nicola Carragher - Director and Design of Elixir Design Interiors

Beth Hyland - Fashion Buyer

...and many more

Our students can also take part in live design projects for external clients. In the past, our students have taken part in design projects for KLOSS, Liverpool Football Club, Vogue Ball, music videos, theatrical productions of 'Aladdin' and 'Beauty & the Beast', and have completed styling on photo shoots for Beth Hyland, to name a few.

GUESTS AND OPPORTUNITIES AT RARE