Louisa studied Fashion Photography & Styling at the London College of Fashion before moving on to a master’s degree in creative entrepreneurship at Newcastle University. She is the Creative Director of Studio Courtenay, a responsible clothing brand which is designed and made in the North East region and sells European vintage through Trendlistr. She is a founding committee member of Colour Collective UK, a not-for-profit organisation that promotes colour education through multidisciplinary workshops and lectures that incorporate neuroscience, visual culture, art history and psychology.
She completed the Cambridge University Institute for Sustainability Leadership Accelerator Programme in 2020. Her current areas of research are fringe digital identities and the imagery of the War on Terror from a visual studies perspective.
She now lectures at Northumbria University on Fashion Communication BA (Hons), running the Fashion Insight and Innovation and PR, Social and Brand modules. She has previously lectured for the MA Arts, Business & Creativity course at Newcastle University and the University of Sunderland on BA (Hons) Fashion Journalism and Fashion Design & Promotion course.
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