Personal profile


Charlotte Goldthorpe graduated from Nottingham Trent University with a First class honours degree in Design for Film and Television in 2003. She then completed an apprenticeship at the BBC in 2003 in set design and subsequently worked as a freelance art director/assistant 2003-2006 that involved creating graphics through to prop making. During this period Charlotte worked on a number of different programmes and films, encompassing a variety of genres such as Silent Witness, Confetti and Eastenders

Having qualified as a Design and Technology teacher from Goldsmiths University in 2007, Charlotte taught at The Petchey Academy, East London for several years, before completing her Masters degree in Fashion Artefact at the London College of Fashion in 2011.

Charlotte has also established a successful accessories business under her own label, where she designs, makes and promotes the brand. She has also designed for Rita Britton’s label ‘Nomad’ and slow fashion brand ‘Antithesis’.

In 2011 Charlotte relocated back to Yorkshire, and joined the University of Huddersfield in 2012; she is currently the Course Leader for Fashion Communication and Promotion. In 2014 Charlotte commenced a practice-based PhD investigating the interrelationships between personal artefacts and lost love.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Fashion and diversity
  • Traditional craft
  • Fashion as communication
  • Progression Vs Preservation

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artifact Social Sciences
peers Agriculture & Biology
almonds Agriculture & Biology
communication Social Sciences
education Agriculture & Biology
researchers Agriculture & Biology
industry Agriculture & Biology
love Social Sciences

Research Output 2013 2017

Making Memories

Goldthorpe, C. 10 Aug 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Making futures.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Moment 2

Goldthorpe, C. 24 Nov 2016 :#Moments: A Research Laboratory on Fashion Culture. Loppa, L. (ed.). Milan: Skira, p. 51-61 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Cultural Values
Interdisciplinary Dialogue

Creative cut seminar review: The first International Symposium for Creative Pattern Cutting

Goldthorpe, C. 1 Oct 2013 In : Craft Research. 4, 2, p. 293-296 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access

Activities 2015 2016

  • 3 Oral presentation

The N-exlace: Imprints of a Lost Relationship

Goldthorpe, C. (Speaker)
29 Apr 2016

Activity: Oral presentation

Artefacts of Lost Love

Goldthorpe, C. (Speaker)
19 May 2016

Activity: Oral presentation

Installation of ‘Absence’

Goldthorpe, C. (Speaker)
15 May 2015

Activity: Oral presentation