Are the concepts of sustainability, environmental awareness and conscious decisions supported by an industry known for fluctuating trends and over-consumption? How can our collective decisions about style help to make the world a better place?
Find out how the fashion industry is tackling these challenges by designing consciously, sourcing sustainably and manufacturing locally. Discover how fashion and social innovation are merging to create value-added practices and transforming relationships between suppliers, retailers and consumers. Understand fashion’s role within the sustainability movement and how people in the industry are developing innovative ways to create long-term impact.
WHEN Tuesday 11/29 6:45pm – 9pm
WHERE Green Spaces New York
HOW Click here to RSVP and get full details.
WHO Panel Includes:
Carmen Artigas, Moderator
Professor at FIT and Parsons The New School for Design
Eileen Moran, NOW Showcase
The latest on sustainable fashion trade shows and showrooms
Summer Rayne Oakes, Source4Style
Sustainable sourcing and the supply-chain traceability
Deirdre McGuigan, INDEGO AFRICA
Working with cooperatives and artisans
David Radparvar, Holstee
Producing designer products and sustainability standards
Erica Wolf, Save the Garment Center
Made in the USA: How to make it work for your business
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