Doyenne Skateboards

doyenne (n, singular): the oldest, most experienced, and often most respected person* of all the people involved in a particular type of work

In June 2018, I had the honour of modelling for Doyenne Skateboards‘s SS2018 collection after meetting the collective at the inaugural Pushing Boarders skateboarding conference in London, England.

Doyenne Skateboards is an ungendered skateboarding brand entirely made by women. Based in Glasgow, Scotland, Doyenne is dedicated to promoting a positive paradigm shift within and outside of the skateboarding industry through their unique brand activism:  designing ungendered clothes and accessories for everyone.

Doyenne expressly supports the inclusion and participation of women, members of the LGBTQ+ community, POC, and people with disabilities. Doyenne’s aim is to create a bigger space for them within subcultures but especially in skateboarding.

The profits from Doyenne’s summer 2018 sales were donated to Skatepal, a non-profit organisation that supports the young people of Palestine through skateboarding.

Find Doyenne Skateboards at http://www.doyenneskateboards.com, on Instagram @doyenneskateboards, or via email at doyenneskateboards@gmail.com.