Inspirational / Keynote Speaker
Since the launch of her signature label in 1990, Amanda Wakeley OBE has developed an international reputation for designing stylish, luxury womenswear and accessories, winning awards for her creations in the process and gaining an army of A-list clientele.
Having won the British Fashion Award for Glamour three times, she regularly dresses some of the world’s most glamorous and famous women – including for the red carpet. She’s also had the honour of dressing many members of the world’s Royal families, including Queen Rania of Jordan and the late Diana, Princess of Wales.
Beginning with ready-to-wear items, her collection now includes fine jewellery and bridal gowns, as well as other fashion accessories. Her store opened on Fulham Road in 2009, and her ranges are stocked by some of the biggest fashion retailers, including Harvey Nichols and Harrods. As such, her brand is globally recognised.
Having faced a number of tough challenges during her quest for business success, she now raises funds and awareness for a number of charities and causes, and has co-chaired the committee for the Fashion Targets Breast Cancer appeal, which has, to date, raised over £10 million.