Barney Banks Joins Esports Fashion Week Talent Line-up
On 21st May 2021, Esports Fashion Group announces Barney Banks is set to join the talent line-up for the upcoming pilot Esports Fashion Week in a presenting role, set for Q3 2021. Barney is also set to take part in various supplementary original video content that is set to air during Esports Fashion Week.
In his many roles in a number of fields, Barney has worked extensively in the wider multimedia space. From working as a desk host for the Clash of Clans World Championship, as a dancer alongside the likes of Little Mix and Katy Perry, to starring in advertising materials as a model for Ted Baker, Uniqlo and H&M, Barney continues to play an active role in his line of work.
Outside of his primary responsibilities, Barney frequently hosts personal Twitch streams to his established and expanding audience. Through his considerable amount of industry experience, Barney looks to bring his vast insight of the modelling and esports worlds to his work on Esports Fashion Week.
On introducing Barney to the talent team, Ali Rezvan, Founder & President, Esports Fashion Group said:
“Barney's involvement in the wider fashion space is a key point of focus as we continue to develop Esports Fashion Week in the lead up to our pilot show. Working alongside some of the most powerful brands in the world to now hosting and presenting esports events & content, Barney’s broad skill set allows us to explore a whole host of possibilities for our first party content. I’m extremely excited to be able to work with Barney on developing our in-house programming and the vision of esports fashion.”
Speaking on his involvement with Esports Fashion Week, Barney said:
“I was extremely honoured to be asked. To give a point of reference to an ever-growing sector to the esports industry, fashion is really blooming. You look at the brands who are currently setting the standard, so it will be great for there to be an area pointing at this reference. It is definitely an area which I feel comfortable contributing to as from my personal experience over the past 10 years, it's two industries that I love.”
Further to his presenting role, Barney will also hold a seat on the Esports Fashion Council.