NEXT STOP: Global Fashion Disruptors | Celebrating Sustainable Fashion
November 19th & 20th, 2017
On Sunday 19th and Monday 20th of November, something big is happening in Athens!
Fashion Revolution Greece and SoFE – an educational platform for next generation fashion disruptors of Europe – are organizing a series of events dedicated to sustainable and ethical fashion.
Orsola de Castro, the Founder & Creative Director of Fashion Revolution will join the event, as keynote speaker and will grant the Global Fashion Disruptors awards to two terrific novel projects of sustainable fashion!
The first day will be an around-the-clock celebration with Panel Discussions, Workshops, Pop-up market of Sustainable Fashion, Film Screenings & International Film Premieres, Swap Bazaar & Clothes Recycle Point, Artist Challenge, Global Startuppers Pitching Competition, Kids’ Corner with games for the ethical consumers of tomorrow, and the award ceremony of SoFE competition. The celebration will be accompanied with Street Dance Performance, Ethnic Food and Drinks Market and international DJ-set party!
Among the participants, there are Greek and international designers and professionals of sustainable fashion, academics, representatives of Social Enterpreneurship and NGOs, journalists, fashion editors and artists.
Throughout the event, films about sustainable fashion will be screened, with two international premieres taking place:
One Over Many, a documentary by Daphné Bengoa presenting the founders of SOFFA (Social Fashion Factory) and their true stories, will have its world premiere.
Additionally, RiverBlue will be screened, which is a documentary dealing with the destruction of our rivers from the second largest polluter in our planet, that of fashion industry, exploring the impact but also the potential solutions for a more sustainable future. [Director: David McIlvride]
The second day of the event includes hands-on workshops and training around special techniques and topics of sustainable fashion, mainly addressed to fashion designers and professionals .
Global Fashion Disruptors aims to bring forward the stories of the industry disruptors and acquaint the Greek audience with the new era of fashion!
SEE THE FULL AGENDA (in greek & english) AND THE EVENT MAP
If you happen to be in Athens – or you wish to be part of the event – register your seat here http://bit.ly/2xQ8NcI.
For more info, check out the FB event (mainly in Greek though): https://www.facebook.com/events/1958737951007032