Fashion Revolution Week Conference: Tracing the Journey 2018
Come, learn about supply chain transparency, fair trade, human rights and sustainability in fashion. Ask questions and get a chance to interact and network with the Sustainability experts in the Fashion Industry. See how you can make a change and see how they did it!
There will be a short video by Jocelyn Whipple, who is a sought-after specialist in the fashion and textile industry with unique expertise, who champions the established as well as the zeitgeist social and environmental standards in this arena.
You can read more about her here- http://jocelynwhipple.
In addition, we have 3 excellent speakers who have well established themselves in the Fashion Industry.
- Amy Hall – As the Director of Social Consciousness and a member of the Leadership Forum for women’s clothing designer EILEEN FISHER, Amy supports the company’s efforts to practice “business as a movement.” Amy collaborates internally and externally to guide the company toward ever-increasing human, environmental and economic sustainability, including co-leading the company’s Vision2020 work. Amy chairs the advisory board of Social Accountability International and serves on the board of Made-By. In 2011, Amy rode from New York City to Washington, DC, on her self-built bamboo bike as part of the Brita Climate Ride.
- Andrea Reyes– Andrea Reyes is a fair trade advocate, educator and small business owner. She is the Chair of the NYC Fair Trade Coalition: a network of small fair trade business owners who support each other through education and shopping events. She is the founder of A. Bernadette: a fair trade fashion brand in Uganda which hosts educational study abroad programs. She teaches fashion marketing, international trade, and business development classes at Baruch College, Berkeley College, LIM College, Pace University, and F.I.T. in Spring 2018.
- Kristen Luong– Kristen Luong studied Fashion Design and Menswear Design at the Fashion Institute of Technology before working for reputable brands such as Zac Posen and Derek Lam. She started her brand KROMAGNON to answer the need for a Made in USA high street label with a focus on Sustainable Materials, Ethics, and Transparency. KROMAGNON collections have been shown globally at New York Fashion Week, at EcoFashion Week in Vancouver and at Green Fashion Week in Rome. KROMAGNON uses sustainable and ecologically friendly practices and fuses them with Kristen’s aesthetic yielding dramatic and unique collections. Everything is sustainable, organic, natural, upcycled and most importantly biodegradable and made in New York City, NY, USA. (www.KROMAGNON.com)