From Holly's success with her clothing brand Miss Patina to her charity work, Holly Wang will be sharing her journey to encourage young people to pursue their dreams.

Event Name Big Picture Seminar - Holly Wang
Start Date 13th Mar 2018 5:00pm
End Date 13th Mar 2018 6:15pm
Duration 1 hour and 15 minutes
Description

Holly Yajing Wang, founder of UK-based fashion brand Miss Patina.

Miss Patina: From a small market booth to a global independent designer brand

Holly, a Greenwich Graduate and Portrait (as seen on your Portal pages), is the founder of Miss Patina, a highly successful fashion brand. Holly Wang will discuss how she developed her company to the success it is today through:

  • Identifying a niche market;
  • Strengthening brand identity;
  • Enhancing customer connections through social media networks.

About Holly Wang 

Miss Patina is stocked in more than 100 stores and boutiques across the UK, Europe, Asia, Canada and the USA. This includes Topshop concessions and department stores in Canada and Japan.

Miss Patinas cat inspired lines become her signature design. Many celebrities have been seen in Miss Patina, such as Singer Taylor Swift, Pixie Lott, actress Sienna miller and Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke. Holly's work has been featured in Vogue, Glamour and Cosmopolitan.

Holly was awarded:

  • Rising Star of Chinese Business Leader by PWC
  • Best 7 International Students in the UK by British Council
  • The Young Design Elite Prize in Fashion by City Zine magazine
  • Alumni of the Year award by the University of Greenwich.

Her entrepreneur story has been featured in BBC online, Chinese weekly magazine, Minted Edition magazine and so on. 

Giving back to society and community is also an important part of Holly's life. She donates to Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital on a regular basis and Holly gives talks in local schools basis to share her journey to encourage more young people to pursuit their dreams.

Location

King William Building, KW303

Registration

There is no registration for this series.

Places are first come, first served, so please make sure you arrive as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

For students, the attendance will be recorded at the end of the seminar and passport points will be awarded at the end of term.

Further information

Contact: businessevents@greenwich.ac.uk.