Timing:HALL 4 - 19:00 Sunday, 12 April 2015
Talk:Fashion and Film: the cross-polination between


Along with pioneering the advent of fashion blogging via her blog ‘A Shaded View on Fashion’ (ASVOF), celebrated fashion writer Diane Pernet is also credited with spearheading the fashion film genre, providing a new interactive medium through which artists, photographers and designers can collaborate on creative projects.

Prior to launching ASVOF in 2005, Pernet was a digital fashion reporter for Joyce,Elle France and Vogue Paris. The American, having initially designed for thirteen years under her namesake brand, had relocated to Paris in the end of 1990 landing her first role as a costume designer for the film Golem l’Esprit d’Exile in 1991.

Pernet’s first festival, entitled ‘You Wear it Well’ debuted in Los Angeles at CineSpace in 2006, laying the foundations for the ASVOFF in 2008, with the festival’s first edition launched in September and since 2009 it has screened at the Centre Pompidou in Paris.

Pernet was recognized in 2008 for her pioneering spirit in digital media when she was chosen as one of there influential global bloggers to take part in a panel celebrating a seminal fashion exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In 2012 she was the recipient of the distinguished FAD Medal from the Barcelona-based cultural institution devoted to the promotion of design and creativity, FAD (Fostering Arts and Design). Pernet is the recipient of the Felicidad Duce Fashion award and Award of Excellence for her outstanding contribution to fashion journalism. In 2013 and again in 2014 she was selected as one of the BOF 500, the people shaping the global fashion industry.

The multi-talented creative holds a degree in filmmaking and communications from Temple University in America and has also attended both Parsons and FIT. In February 2015 she launched Diane Pernet Paris perfumes at Liberty London: To Be Honest, Wanted, In Pursuit of Magic and Shaded.