Andrea Galer is BAFTA and Emmy Award winning costume designer who has worked in the television and film industry for over 40 years. She established her fashion label in the 80’s. Here on the beach in Southend wearing her Withnail coat inviting fans to join her. she is currently producing a series of short-films where ‘Film and Fashion’ flows across to  ‘Ethics / Crafts and Lifestyle’. highlighting the historical impact of the textile industry on skilled craft workers both past and present and ways to bring together a think tank on trading today.