Fashion Revolution at UAL 2019

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Written by Jo Sait

 

Fashion Revolution Week is THE biggest fashion event in the world, with talks and film screenings to clothes-swapping parties in cities worldwide. UAL staff and students have come together to organise their own events as part of Fashion Revolution Week 2019, 22-28 April – come along and join the revolution.

 

Tuesday 23 April

Fashion Revolution Week Pitching Event at UAL | London College of Fashion, UAL, RHS East – 6-7.30pm

Do you have a sustainable fashion business idea? Whatever stage you’re at, come and pitch your sustainable fashion business idea to a panel of industry insiders and your fellow students. You will be able to get feedback on your idea and have a chance to network and create collaboration opportunities; you can pitch solo or in a team. All UAL students and staff are welcome. Please state when registering whether you would like to pitch or are just coming along to watch.

Register now for your place – pitching teams should only register once.

Fashion Revolution/Slow Fashion Season Clothes Swap | London College of Fashion, UAL, Student Hub – 12.30-3.30pm

Join us for the biggest crowd act to date and buy no new clothes during from the 21st of June until the 21st of September together with 9,999 other people! We’re bringing the global campaign Slow Fashion Season to the students and staff at the UAL by hosting a clothes swap & share on the 23-24 of April at the Student HUB/canteen at JPS at 12:30-15:30. So bring your clothes that you would like to swap or rent out and find out more about Slow Fashion Season.

Read more and sign up for the Slow Fashion campaign here or come by at the swap & share to learn more!

 

Wednesday 24 April

Film Screening of The Price of Free+Panel discussion | Central Saint Martins, UAL, LVMH theatre E002 – 6.30-9pm

Hidden inside overcrowded factories around the world, THE PRICE OF FREE tells the story of countless children who are forced into slave labor in part due to rising global demands for cheap goods. After the screening, a panel discussion on how this issue particularly affects the fashion industry, will be held.

Book here

Fashion Revolution Day – Creative Repair | Forest Recycling Project – 6.30-9pm

This is one of a series of co-making workshops organized by LCF in partnership with Forest Recycling Project during London Borough of Culture 2019 under the “Making for Change: Waltham Forest project led by Dr Francesco Mazzarella. The workshop will be led by Chloé and Olivia, who both graduated from the MA Fashion Futures at LCF in 2018 and will explore different ways of fashion mending from embroidery to up-cycling. Please bring along any garments that you have pilling up at home that need mending.

Tickets £26.79 – Book here

Extinction Rebellion | London College of Fashion, UAL, John Princes Street, Room 317B – 6-8pm

Speaker: Sara Arnold, Extinction Rebellion

The planet is in ecological crisis: we are in the midst of the sixth mass extinction event this planet has experienced. Scientists believe we may have entered a period of abrupt climate breakdown. This is an emergency.

In this public talk, climate speakers from Extinction Rebellion will share the latest climate science on where our planet is heading, discuss some of the current psychology around climate change, and offer solutions through the study of social movements.

Book here

Fashion Revolution/Slow Fashion Season Clothes Swap | London College of Fashion, UAL, Student Hub – 12.30-3.30pm

Join us for the biggest crowd act to date and buy no new clothes during from the 21st of June until the 21st of September together with 9,999 other people! We’re bringing the global campaign Slow Fashion Season to the students and staff at the UAL by hosting a clothes swap & share on the 23-24 of April at the Student HUB/canteen at JPS at 12:30-15:30. So bring your clothes that you would like to swap or rent out and find out more about Slow Fashion Season.

Read more and sign up for the Slow Fashion campaign here or come by at the swap & share to learn more!

 

Thursday 25 April

University of the Arts: CSM x Fashion Revolution – Swap Til You Drop

Forget fast fashion, clothes swishing is where it’s at. Swap with your on-trend friends and freshen up your wardrobe with finds at the Central Saint Martin’s, UAL clothes swap. Give your old clothes a new life because, Hun, just because they’re not your style any more they really don’t deserve to see the inside of a garbage bin. Bring up to three items of clothing to trade in for tokens or make a donation to Fashion Revolution on the day to purchase tokens – just don’t bring your smelly socks and moth-eaten sweatshirt!.

Book here

 

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