Carolyn’s new book, the Psychology of Fashion, was published by Routledge in March 2018 .
Having pioneered the marriage between the disciplines of Psychology and Fashion, she created and led the world’s only Masters programmes to apply Psychology in the context of fashion at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London where she was Professor of Psychology for Fashion.
Carolyn is frequently interviewed by the press and has been featured in The Times and Sunday Times, The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Daily Mail, Sun Daily, El Mundo, Hindustan Times, City AM, and other national and international news press. She is also in demand by international fashion media such as Vogue, Elle Spain, Grazia, Stylist, Stella, Hola!, Red and many others. Carolyn’s interview with Alexa Chung for the Vogue series, The Future of Fashion, has had more than 350K hits. She is also often featured in professional and trade magazines including the British Psychological Society’s monthly magazine, The Psychologist, as well as online media (e.g., Racked, Refinery, Fortyology, whowhatwear.com, BT.com, and Science Daily). and radio (e.g., Capital Radio, BBC News, NBC News, BBC Radio 4, Sky News, London Live and Turkish TV station TRT World ) discussing issues around sustainability in fashion, fashion choices, ageism, mental health and the model industry. Carolyn is soon to be featured in Monitor, the professional magazine of the American Psychological Association. She has published more than 70 peer-reviewed academic papers which have been cited more than 800 times and has led many international, interdisciplinary funded research projects.
Prior to becoming an academic, Carolyn worked as a graphic designer, visual merchandiser, dressmaker and portrait artist.