Joining us on the sofa for Dialogues on the Art of Arab Fashion ‘Kashmir to Paisley’ our guest, Kerry Taylor, who is a consultant to leading auction houses who sits on the UK government export review board.
Kerry started at Sotheby’s 1979 and soon established her own company, Kerry Taylor Auctions, in 2003 specialising in vintage fashion, antique costumes and textiles. Kerry regularly works with major museums, lecturing assisting with evaluations and assisting with funding applications. She authored both ‘Vintage Fashion & Couture, from Poiret to McQueen’ and ‘Galliano: Spectacular Fashion’ and Dr. Reem El Mutwalli.
Founder Dr. Reem El Mutwalli, a published author, lead curator and public speaker. With over 30 years of experience, she is an expert consultant in Islamic art and architecture, interior design, historic dress and UAE heritage. She is the founder of the Zay Initiative.
Zay Initiative is a non-profit UK registered initiative advancing the preservation of cultural heritage, through the collection, documentation and digital archiving of Arab historical attire and their stories. Our goal is to empower and sustain global cross cultural dialogue to inspire creative minds.