September 28 @ 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm $5 – $125
Fashion’s environmental and social impacts have come centerstage as consumers have begun questioning traditional models of consumption across industries. Building on last year’s conversation around sustainability, our second-annual one-day conference will examine fashion’s broken make-buy-throw model and unpack new models of success that value both human and natural resources.
Elizabeth Cline, Journalist and Author of The Conscious Closet
The Current Fashion Economy Model
The Human Cost of the Fashion Industry
Allie Gardner, Business Development Manager, GoodWeave
LUNCH (Lunch will be provided)
Attendees may take a tour of the Textile Museum or view the Fast Fashion/Slow Art Exhibit at the Brady Gallery, Corcoran.
Designing A New Textile Economy in Fashion
An Examination of the Fashion Industry’s Impact on the Environment
Dimitri Deheyn, Marine Biologist, University of California, San Diego
The Circular Economy in Action
HAPPY HOUR/BOOK SIGNING EVENT
After the conference, Join us at Tribute (2412 18th Street, Suite R, Washington, DC 20009) where you can eat, drink, and network with your fellow attendees. Elizabeth Cline will be signing her new book, The Conscious Closet. Elizabeth Cline will be signing her new book, The Conscious Closet.
Admission to this event is included in your conference ticket purchase. Tickets are available for the general public (those who are not attending the conference).