Fashion Victims: Making Style Sustainable

Title: Fashion Victims: Making Style Sustainable – A conference for schools and colleges
Location: Bristol
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Date: 2010-02-26

Fashion Victims: Making Style Sustainable, February 26th, 2010.

Here is the Programme (subject to alteration), via Fashioning an Ethical Industry:

10 – 10:15 Welcome from University of West of England and Lee Holdstock, Soil Association
10:15 – 10:45 Tara Starlet, Blood, Sweat and T-shirts
10:45 to 11:15 Fairtrade farmer, garment worker and organic farmer panel (to be confirmed)
11:15 to 11:30 Break
11:30 to 12:30 Workshops 1
  1a. Designing for sustainability, Ian Capewell, Practical Action
  1b. From seed to shelf – an organic textile journey, Damien Sanfilippo, Pesticide Action Network and Lee Holdstock, Soil Association
  1c. Fashioning the future for garment workers, Garment worker (tbc) and Liz Parker from Fashioning an Ethical Industry
12:30 to 1:15 Lunch (exhibition and re-fashioning clothes demonstration)
1:15 to 2:15 Workshops 2
  2a. Fair trade and fabulous, Jenny Foster, Bristol Fair Trade Network, George Williams, Bishopston Trading Company and Fairtrade cotton farmer (tbc)
  2b. Waste and taking action on climate chaos, Lyla Patel, TRAID
  2c. New designs on fashion, Tamsin LeJeune, Ethical Fashion Forum
2:15 to 2:45 Break
2:45 to 3:30 Action update: Report back on workshops
  Conference end
3:30 to 4:30 Exhibition and re-fashioning clothe(to be confirmed)


 Source: FEI

Mary has a PhD in Sociology from University of Edinburgh, researching responsible fashion and transnational labour rights activism in the wake of the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh.

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