Our first Ethical Fashion Symposium

Our first Ethical Fashion Symposium

Last week, a selection of influential speakers gathered to discuss sustainability and ethics in the fashion industry for the first Ethical Fashion Symposium at the Condé Nast College. The focus of the symposium was to look at current models that promote positive change for both individuals and businesses as well as how the industry can help to empower communities, support the economy and preserve tradition, culture and skills.

Speakers included:

Mike Barry, Director of Plan A, Sustainable Business at Marks & Spencer

Catarina Midby, Sustainability Manger at H&M

Bryan Oknyansky, Founder & Designer from Shoes by Bryan

Paola Masperi, Founder of Mayamiko

Natasha Tucker, Founder of Reve en Vert

Alicia Taylor, Founder of Gather & See

Ree Pearce, Area Manager from Rokit

Becky Earley, Professor of Sustainable Textile and Fashion Design, Chelsea College of Arts

Safia Minney, MBE, CEO of People Tree

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Crowd Brightened

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