Better Lives: Fostering Sustainable Practices in Small Fashion Businesses

30 October 2019
6 – 9pm

Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
8 Patriot Square
E2 9NF

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Hosted by

Professor Sandy Black and Professor Dilys Williams of Centre for Sustainable Fashion, UAL

Panel presentations, discussion and Q&A

Professor Sandy Black in discussion with

Raeburn director Graeme Raeburn, Patternity co-founder Anna Murray, Cute Circuit co-founder Francesca Rosella, Sabinna creative director Sabinna Rachimova, Riz Boardshorts founder Riz Smith, and creative innovator Martine Jarlgaard

Drinks and networking from 8pm

At this event , 2nd in the 2019 Better Lives Series, we will ask: How can micro and small fashion businesses contribute to better lives and more sustainable futures?

Micro and small businesses stand at the forefront of innovation towards sustainability. Join us to meet some pioneering businesses doing things differently across the fashion sector. The panel discussion is led by Professor Sandy Black from Centre for Sustainable Fashion.

Professor Dilys Williams, Director of Centre for Sustainable Fashion will also introduce the Centre’s AHRC funded project Fostering Sustainable Practices which aims to support designer-entrepreneurs in their transition to more sustainable practices.

You will also meet our project partners from Middlesex University and The Open University and have an opportunity to network with other micro and small fashion businesses.