THREADS: RETHINKING FASHION SERIES

The series of events ‘Threads: Rethinking Fashion’ explores the topic of sustainability in the apparel industry and how to support innovations for a fair and sustainable supply chain. The series has been created by a partnership between Impact Hub King’s Cross and The Lissome, with the participation of Ashoka Changemakers.

The series will guide the audience through the 3 main steps of the supply chain - sourcing of raw materials, manufacturing and consumption - to expose the issues related to each of them, explore possible solutions and highlight best practices. The goal is to inspire people to change their consumption habits and take an active role in shaping a more sustainable and fair apparel industry.

Threads: Rethinking Fashion Events

From Fibre to Fabrics: Sustainable sourcing practices to procure raw materials - 23rd February 2016

Focusing on the first stage of the supply chain in the apparel industry, this event explored how to empower farming communities by enforcing sustainable agricultural practices in the sourcing of raw materials.

Mindful Manufacturing: Understanding the manufacturing and production stage - 14th June 2016

,p>This event focuses on the intermediate stage of the supply chain, tackling topics like garment production, labour rights, craft preservation and upcycling.

Conscious consumerism: Using our consumer purchasing power to create good - 25th October 2016

In this event, the focus is on the last stage of the supply chain and examines consumption. It explores how to generate a sustainable demand and empower consumers to shift toward a more conscious consumption model.

 

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