Events

  • The African Market: a Report from Fashion Africa Conference 2016

    By Claire Bates | Events

    Last weekend top designers, industry professionals and thought leaders gathered in London for the fifth annual Fashion Africa Conference created by Africa Fashion Guide. This year's theme ‘The African Market’ focused on both design and the Afri...


  • The €1 million H&M Global Change Award is Now Open

    By Staff | Events

    H&M Foundation to allocate €1 million grant to five innovations that can reinvent the fashion industry Are you an innovator or change maker in the fashion industry? Starting today, the H&M Foundation is accepting applications for their Glo...


  • Kate's Dates: Meet the Author

    By Staff | Events

    Kate will be appearing at: Singapore October 22, 2016. Green is the New Black-a day of game changing talks, workshops and panels, bringing together some of the leading conscious change makers and thought leaders in Asia and beyond. Books and bo...


  • Fashion Revolution Day: You Hold the Power

    By Kate | Events

    On this day, in 2014, going to work to make clothes led to the death of 1,134 people and injuries to another 2,500 in what is considered the deadliest garment-factory accident in history. The Rana Plaza complex, in Dhaka, Bangladesh was an eight-st...


  • Artisan craft to light up the stage in costumes for NYC play

    By Staff | Events

    Costume designers source inspiration and materials from far and wide but a new play opening in NYC sourced its materials directly from artisans. American writer, director and designer, Andrew Ondrejcak contacted the ITC Ethical Fashion Initiative,...


  • World Cancer Day: a right to better and safer products

    By Kate | Events

    For the first time in the history of the world, every human being is now subjected to contact with dangerous chemicals, from the moment of conception until death. — Rachel Carson, citizen-scientist and author of Silent Spring The Magnifeco boo...


  • Open Call: PETA, Bourgeois Boheme launch vegan design competition

    By Staff | Events

    The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) U.K. Foundation,  luxury vegan shoe brand Bourgeois Boheme and teen model Anaïs Gallagher (daughter of former Oasis frontman Noel) have teamed up to launch a vegan footwear design competiti...


  • Toronto: Ethical Fashion Event, January 20, 2016

    By Staff | Events

    Bringing their unique take on ethical fashion, join The Common Thread for an ethical fashion show, either live or through lifestream,  in Toronto Ontario on January 20th 2016. The event will be co-hosted by Anne Pringle, co-director of FairTrade T...