Do you know what you are wearing?
Know the origin of your fashion product from the seeds to material and packaging.
A guided expert journey for businesses and consumers talking about modern slavery, materials and packaging. Business will learn how to design a more transparent future for the fashion world and consumers how to review and screen their fashion purchases choices.
Kerry Bannigan Founder of the Conscious Fashion Campaign www.consciousfashioncampaign.com
“Conscious Fashion Campaign is an initiative supported by the United Nations Office for Partnerships as a call to action for retail, media and influencers to commit to the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.”.
Laurel Anderson Hoffner from IJM - International Justice Mission www.ijm.org
‘Many people believe that slavery ended hundreds years ago. Sadly there are more slaves today then even before in human history. IJM is the largest anti- slavery organization in the world. In addition to her work at IJM, Laurel undertaking a master’s degree at King’s College London where she has been researching the impact of the UK Modern Slavery Act on future corporate accountability legislation in the U.K.’
Izzy Joly Senior Brand Partnerships Specialist Avery Dennison www.averydennison.com
"Avery Dennison provides end-to-end solutions for some of the most exciting brands, prominent retailers, and state-of-the-art manufacturers in the apparel and footwear industry. From powerful embellishment and packaging design and development to our proprietary RFID-enabled inventory and brand security technology, we deliver breakthrough products, more competitive pricing, and provide faster, streamlined, more flexible service to our customers around the world"
Charlotte Instone Founder,
Know the Origin
Charlotte is the founder of Know The Origin, a large online marketplace for sustainable and transparent brands. They also make their own label which was ranked Ethical Consumer’s top rated fashion brand due to their commitment to the highest standards of Fairtrade, organic and fully transparent supply chains. They were listed on Forbes 30 under 30 list this year for their farm to factory approach with social and environmental focused businesses that are pioneering new ethical standards.
Sophia Li - Journalist and video director
New York-based journalist and video director. Her mission is to humanize news through immersive storytelling and conscious content with a focus on sustainability. Her work has appeared in CNN, VOGUE, Refinery29 and has directed conscious campaigns for Theory, Philosophy, AARP. She is the former Entertainment Media Editor at Vogue.com where she worked on creating and launching VOGUE's social and digital voice.
Alice Wilby- ‘conscious’ stylists
"Stylist and creative director, Alice is co-founder of A Novel Approach agency, providing creative direction for ethical fashion brands including Fashion Revolution and Birdsong. Most recently Alice has been appearing on BBC TV and Radio as a Sustainable Fashion Expert.Alice is also a fashion activist and spokes person for Extinction Rebellion’s Boycott Fashion initiative and teaches the Sustainable Fashion short course at Central St Martins. Her sustainable styling has appeared in The Telegraph, Metro and Vogue and for numerous global brands."