Monique Lee Hylands-White (UK, TW)

Monique Lee Hylands-White

Monique has spent the past 16 years working globally. After receiving her MA from London College of Fashion in 2006, her work experience includes involvement in sportswear and intelligent garment research, fashion trend forecasting, branding, PR, marketing, design, and management for international fashion brands. She runs 27 active social media accounts and currently has over 80,000 followers. She has also worked as a consultant specialising in international fashion collaboration projects with HEAD China London branch and Chinese luxury department store chain e-commerce site Yintai.com.

Before joining CULC as Principal Lecturer for International Fashion Management and Marketing programmes, she taught at Birmingham City University on the BA and MA Fashion Design & Media courses. Her research areas are sportswear innovation, trend forecasting, consumer behaviour, social media marketing, branding, Chinese fashion market, and international design collaboration.

Monique launched Monique Lee Millinery, a multi-award-winning hat design brand in 2013. Since starting the brand, her designs have been featured in over 200 covers and editorials: VOGUE, L’Officiel, Vanity Fair (commissioned piece worn by Emma Watson shot by Tim Walker), Schön!, Taller UK, House of Coco, HUF, Superior, The Guardian, The Independent, Evening Standard, The Sunday Times, Royal Ascot Official, and many more. She organised and curated the 21st Century Hat Exhibition and Milliner x Artisan exhibitions for London Hat Week in 2015 and 2016 which showcased 250 exhibits from designers from 22 countries and welcomed over 1000 visitors. She also founded X Terrace fashion platform to help EU fashion talents to involve in paid fashion projects with overseas clients.

www.moniquelee.uk / www.xterrace.com / info@moniquelee.uk /
Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr: @MLMhats @xterrace
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