The Outsiders Perspective is a not-for-profit incubation platform for People of Colour, aimed at increasing representation in Operational, Commercial and Marketing roles in the Fashion and Luxury industries.
The incubation programme provides accelerated insights into the industry and its business verticals, and offers the opportunity for networking and prospective employment with our growing list of brand partners.
THE UK FASHION DEI REPORT - Published by the British Fashion Council, The Outsiders Perspective and the (Fashion) Minority Report, and knowledge partner McKinsey & Co.
NOT FOR PROFIT - The Outsiders Perspective is an accelerator driving positive change with an immediate business solution.
INCUBATION PROGRAMME - We equip candidates with the knowledge and networks to pivot into Operational, Commercial, and Marketing roles.
PEOPLE OF COLOUR - Brands need to reflect their consumer within their teams in order to survive. Read more about our thesis for representation.
FASHION & LUXURY - We have a growing list of exceptional brand partners within industry who are committed to the initiative.
"There is enough evidence out there that supports the business case for diverse talent, but brands are struggling to find the team, The Outsiders Perspective offers a solution."
Become a Candidate
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN. We are looking for dynamic, enthusiastic, and passionate, diverse talent wanting to make the move into a career in the fashion, luxury & beauty sectors.
"Despite only recently launching the programme, Gill has already enlisted the support of numerous prestigious brands and businesses."
“The Outsiders Perspective, an incubator to help talented People of Color to enter the operational side of the business at an elevated level.”
“The initiative will provide mentoring opportunities to people of colour seeking to break into the fashion industry in various fields, such as sales, merchandising, operations, marketing and legal.”
The Outsiders Perspective Founder
Jamie Gill is an advisor and consultant in the Fashion, Luxury and retail sectors. He has a professional background in architecture, advisory, consulting, and venture capital, as well as operating fashion & luxury brands.
He is passionate about mentorship and championing emerging British brands on an international level. His commitments to diversity and inclusion are based upon a fundamental belief in a need for positive change and an understanding of how equitable representation is critical to driving business growth.
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Become a Partner
Accelerate change with a partnership that is driving representation in Fashion and Luxury. Join our growing community of exceptional businesses who are serious about this initiative.