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Dine with Fashion Psychologist Professor Carolyn Mair PhD: The psychology of fashion

at RedFarm, Covent Garden (map)

Who's coming

  • Lucy

    Consultant, The Together Revolution / Brand Equity Group

  • Claire

    Co Founder, TableCrowd Talent

  • Jacynth

    CEO/Founder, & Ageism Is Never In Style

  • Viviane

    Augmented Retail Manager, Farfetch

  • Chris

    Marketer & Founder

  • Stephen

    Founder, Funding Nav

  • Deborah

    Personal Stylist, DST Designs

  • Stacey Jade

    Founder - Creative Director , Our Social Collective

  • Nancy

    Co-Founder, Cucumber Clothing Limited

  • Katrina

    Founder , Burchell Consulting

  • Rahul

    Shareholder Representative, M.C.Overalls

  • Anna
  • Samantha

    Personal stylist and colour consultant

  • Maryam

    Creative Strategist

  • Carolyn




9 Russell Street, London WC2B 5HZ

Started by:
Table Crowd

Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet…
Professor Carolyn Mair PhD is a behavioural consultant, fashion psychologist and founder of consultancy Carolyn consults with retail, NGOs, educators and the public, providing behavioural insights, bespoke training, short-courses, masterclasses and workshops, mentoring and career coaching on the psychology of fashion and related topics. The importance of establishing an emotive connection with customers and understanding their behaviours has never been so for important for survival of brands. Carolyn will be talking about the psychology of fashion and how psychological processes underpin the fashion retail sector.

This dinner is perfect for…
Startup founders or brands, CEOs and management level working in fashion.
If you'd like to join but don't fall neatly within the above categories, please email us at to discuss whether this is the right dinner for you. Also feel free to check out our other dinners as another might match you perfectly!

The dinner conversation will be…
Carolyn is an accomplished, engaging public speaker for professional, industry and academic conferences, business meetings and public-facing events. Expect to better understand the psychology of fashion and to hear from Carolyn on what is currently cutting edge in the fashion sector, leaving with ideas and inspiration for your own business. Carolyn will be speaking about:
✓ An introduction to the psychology of fashion.
✓ Understanding the basics of fashion consumer behavior.
✓ Increasing brand loyalty.
✓ Advice for staying ahead of your competitors.
✓ Future tech trends that will impact on consumer buying.

Who is Professor Carolyn Mair?
Professor Carolyn Mair PhD, is a Chartered Psychologist, Fellow of the British Psychological Society and current holder of the Society's Distinguished Contributions to Psychology Education Award. Prior to establishing her consultancy, in 2017, she was full Professor of Psychology for Fashion at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, where she created the Psychology Department and developed the world-leading Masters courses in applied psychology of fashion. She has published broadly and is regularly a interviewed and featured on TV, international radio, press and fashion media including BBC World News TV, ITV, Sky News, BBC Radio 4, The Guardian, Times, Telegraph, Daily Mail, Independent, New York Times, Boston Globe, Sydney Morning Herald, Elle. Vogue, Harpers Bazaar and Grazia. Her book, The Psychology of Fashion, was among Routledge's top 10 best-selling Psychology books of 2018.

What’s included?
You get a private dining experience with a knowledgeable speaker, 2 course dinner with wine or 2 soft drinks plus highly curated and relevant crowd. This is a dinner, not a dropin event, so we ask that guests turn up on time and don’t leave until after the Q&A.


P.S. TableCrowd are offering complimentary cab rides home (£15) thanks to their partner, Gett, on first download of the app. Download the app in advance.

Professor Carolyn Mair PhD, is a behavioural consultant and Fashion Psychologist. Founder of the consultancy Psychology.Fashion, Carolyn consults with retailers, NGOs, educators and the public, and is regularly a interviewed and featured in international radio and fashion media, such as Vogue, The New York Times and The Guardian and has been interviewed many times on TV (including BBC World News TV, Sky News, ITV), national and international radio. Her book, The Psychology of Fashion, was published in 2018.

As the world’s first full Professor of Psychology for Fashion, she developed a Psychology Department and created the world’s first Masters and Bachelors degree programmes to apply Psychology in the broad context of Fashion.

Carolyn has a PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience, MSc in Research Methods Psychology and BSc (Hons) in Applied Psychology and Computing. She is a Chartered Fellow of the British Psychological Society and the proud recipient of their Distinguished Contributions to Psychology Education award. In her earlier careers, she was a visual merchandiser, graphic designer, dressmaker and portrait artist.

For any dietary requirements, worry not, we have it covered, as long as we know in advance. If you are vegetarian, vegan, dairy free or gluten intolerant let us know by filling out the dietary requirements section in the your preferences section of your profile on the TableCrowd website.

One of the TableCrowd hosting team will be on hand to make sure you are welcomed through the door and introduced to the most relevant people to you.

The Ambassador for our Fashion Community is Viviane Paraschiv, Augmented Retail Manager at Farfetch.

For any advance questions about this dinner, it is best to reach us at

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