Heidy Rehman. Founder of Rose & Willard. View Full Bio. Trading Places: From Citi Group To Start-Up Interviews. Trading Places: From Citi Group To Start-Up. Heidy Rehman is the Founder & CEO of feminist fashion label, Rose & Willard. Prior to setting up her company she had a long corporate career in finance. Heidy . Heidy Rehman couldn’t find reasonably priced, ethically produced professional attire for women that suited her tastes. Instead of settling for.

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Models and Body Image We agree that no one forces a model to pursue their chosen career. So perhaps present the grievance and deliver the answer.

If there are a number of issues then deal with each separately. Why do we not see blanket, tangible reform?

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It was a scary and tough decision but one I do not regret. Your cart is empty Visit The Shop.

An army of unpaid interns would make my life that much easier and would keep my costs that much lower. Always avoid having off-the-cuff discussions where there is a grievance or issue you want to have addressed.

This means not only keeping women in work but in jobs that add value. My aim is to always maintain a structure of heisy and to encourage everyone to express their views and concerns.



This is a charity which connects employers with schools and colleges with a view to preparing the next generation for the world of work.

Rather I wanted able, hungry people who were willing and ready to demonstrate their capability. I had the chance to chat to Heidy about how she started her business and about what inspired her to do so. And always treat each objectively. Prior to setting up her company she had a long corporate career in finance.

Heidy Rehman on feminist fashion

Image courtesy of Charli Morgan. Why then should we allow this to undermine our confidence? Having a business background certainly helped. This runs in tandem with codes of conduct to which we are committed. The last four years or so were spent in Dubai where I was top ranked for emerging market analysis of the chemicals and construction sectors. Fashion and the Rise of the Robots While automation would likely ensure the end of garment worker exploitation the major social and political implications of displacing so many people by machines would need to be considered.

I am willing to accommodate this. Imagine how you would look heidj such a regimen – and I hope you remember that next heicy you see a picture of a model in a magazine. Why Politicians Should Do More For Working Women The future government needs to consider the pressure on the economy from our challenging demographics; we have a growing proportion of older people.


You may use these HTML tags and attributes: I did this because I wanted ideas to flow and I believe ideas get blocked by levels of management. I also made incentives clear and real.

We are also looking to work with the Armed Forces charities out of respect for those willing to lay down their lives for us. They are much more influenced by compassion and fairness than men. I approached all these charities as what they do resonates strongly with our ethics.

Fashion Industry Heavyweights Can Discourage the Use of Ultra-Thin Models As the owner of a womenswear brand one of the most important decisions I have to make is the choice of model for our marketing campaigns. We would choose real women. I believed some people, especially women, would lack the assertiveness to suggest an idea over and above their line manager.

Social media, in our opinion, is the perfect conduit. For the most part multinational luxury brands no longer produce in traditional, heritage markets. This has been echoed by ICEF monitor, a market intelligence agency.