Here is an outline of what’s in store for you at Ethical Brands for Fashion Revolution 2020!
Please tweet and post during the week – using the hashtag #EB4fashrev2020 – we’ll do our best to retweet and answer your posts.
If you haven’t yet ordered tickets then you can do so via the ticket link in the menu above. A Basic ticket will grant you access to our pre-recorded content, a VIP ticket lets you into the Live sessions too – with the chance to ask questions via the chat facility. Items below with (VIP) are only available to VIP ticket holders. You can upgrade from Basic to VIP via the ticket link in the menu above.
Thank you for joining us – let the conference begin!
Monday 20th April 2020
#FashionRevolutionWeek – Why a Fashion Revolution?
|930||Introduction to Ethical Brands for Fashion Revolution 2020 by Jo Salter|
|1000||What is Fashion Revolution? Christine Gent from Fashion Revolution (VIP)|
|1100||Voices – what do we want from a Fashion Revolution?|
|1200||Panel – Why do we need a Fashion Revolution – moderator Claire Couchman (with Claire Lissaman – Common Objective and Arthur and Henry, Niamh Tuft – Fashion Revolution, Izzy McLeod – blogger and activist) (VIP)|
|Lunch (not provided :-))|
|1330||Worker Diaries Project – Collaboration between Fashion Revolution and Microfinance Opportunities – Guy Stuart an Dani Ortega (Microfinance Opportunities)|
|1430||Ethical Fashion Brands for Fashion Revolution – why we’re doing this…. Jo Salter, Roberta Lee, Claire Couchman, Tze Ching Yeung|
|1530||Panel – Big brands and Fashion Revolution – Moderator Georgina Wilson-Powell (with Sarah Montegomery – Everledger, Adam Siegel – Circular Fashion Pledge, Jenny Holloway – Belles of London/Fashion Enter) (VIP)|
|1700||Wrap up – key points, thank yous and introducing Tuesday – Jo Salter|
Tuesday 21st April 2020
#WhoMadeMyClothes – Clothes with Stories – Transparency
|930||Introduction to the day by Claire Couchman|
|1000||Fashion Transparency Index 2020 by Ilishio Lovejoy from Fashion Revolution (VIP)|
|1130||Transparency in Fashion – Moderator Jo Salter (with Ilishio Lovejoy – Fashion Revolution, Tai Ford – Retraced, Sarah Montgomery – Everledger, Paola Masperi – Mayamiko, Jenny Allen – Jenerous ) (VIP)|
|1200||A transparent Brand – Discussion between Brand and Supplier – Jo Salter (Where Does It Come From? UK) talks to Shailini Sheth Amin (Moral Fibre Fabrics India)|
|1300||Interview with Madhu Vaishnav, founder of Saheli Women enterprise in rural Rajasthan, India|
|1400||Panel – Monitoring the Workforce (Moderator Tze Ching Yeung , Brian Iselin – slavefreetrade, Sarah Jordan – YOU Underwear, Sophie Slater – Birdsong) (VIP)|
|1515||The role of government in making fashion better – Tamara Cincik and Kate Auguste|
|1600||The Catwalk2Creation docuseries directed and produced by award-winning duo Charney Magri and Ramzi Moutran|
|Interview with Charney Magri, director of Creation to Catwalk (by Tze Ching Yeung)|
|1700||Wrap up – key points, thank yous and introducing Wednesday – Claire Couchman|
Wednesday 22nd April 2020
#FashionFix – Clothing Repair/Upcycling/Recycling
|900||Introduction to the day by Claire Couchman|
|1000||Fashion and Waste – Heather Poore from Hubbub interviewed by Claire Couchman (VIP)|
|1100||Live tailoring workshop with Claire Couchman of Couchman Bespoke|
|1300||Panel – Circular Fashion (Moderator Rachel Kan with Tze Ching Yeung – Jake and Maya, Elly from Take it Up Wear It Out, Jen Gale – Sustainable-ish, Char Bingham-Wallis – From Belo)|
|1430||Sew Fabulous CIC with Susie Deadman and Susan MacFarlane|
|1500||Stitch and Bitch|
|1600||Upcycling – with Elly from Take It Up Wear It Out|
|1700||Wrap up – key points, thank yous and introducing Thursday – Tze Ching Yeung|
Thursday 23rd April 2020
#WhatsInMyClothes – fibres, fabrics, accessories – how are they impacting people and planet?
|930||Introduction to day – Jo Salter|
|1000||Live – What’s in my Clothes – Jo Salter and Claire Couchman (VIP)|
|10.45||Organic cotton – An interview with Kapil Shah of Jattan Trust, India – an organisation that promotes the use of organic farming followed by an interview with Medha Shah from Weaverbird, a social enterprise using organic cotton to create clothing.|
|1130||Panel – Fibres in my clothes (Moderator Jo Salter – Where Does It Come From?, Catherine Price – Ted and Bessie Alpaca, Jo Godden – Ruby Moon, Sven Segal – Po-Zu Shoes, Sophie Slater – Birdsong)|
|1230||Understanding the chemicals in Clothes – Rae Ritchie interviews Peter Gorse from Golf Refugees|
|1315||What is Khadi? Jo Salter interviews Kishore Shah of Khadi London|
|1400||Traditional Skills – Asha Buch of Khadi London demonstrates hand spinning (5:16) (put with Madhu in one slot)|
|Traditional Skills – Madhu Vaishnav of Saheli Women, Rajasthan talks about the importance of embroidery|
|1430||Plastic in clothes – A viewpoint from Natalie Bennett, former leader of the green party|
|1515||Panel – Plastic in Clothes (Moderator – Claire Couchman, Rosie Cook – Deakin and Blue, Georgina Wilson-Powell – Pebble Magazine) (VIP)|
|1630||Panel – Luxury fashion Moderator Roberta Lee, Catherine Price – Ted and Bessie, Harjit Sahohey – Jewelled Buddha, Jenny Allen – Jenerous, Lee Klabin – Lee Klabin design (VIP)|
|1700||Wrap up – key points, thank yous and introducing Friday|
Friday 24th April 2020
#DigitalStrike – the movement to make fashion better
|930||Introduction to the day – Roberta Lee|
|1000||Activism in Fashion – An interview with Bel Jacobs and Alice Wilby of Extinction Rebellion|
|1130||From Ethical Fashion Forum to Common Objective – Tamsin Lejeune|
|1215||Ethical fashion marketing campaigns that have worked – Sian Conway|
|1430||Panel – Diversity in Fashion (Moderator Izzy McLeod – Blogger and Activist, Kamilah Sanders – Greater than Equal, Alice Holloway – Little Black Pants Club, Fritha Vincent – Secret Projects)|
|1600||Panel – How Big Brands tackle ethical fashion (Moderator: Claire Couchman – Couchman Bespoke, Adam Siegel – 2020 Circular Fashion Pledge, Kate Auguste – Mi Apparel)|
|1700||End of day wrap up and thank yous|
Saturday 25th April 2020
#LovedClothesLast – Choosing clothes that you love. Clothing love stories, we all have them!
10.00 – Introduction to Day 6 of Ethical Brands for Fashion Revolution 2020 by Roberta Lee
10.30 –An Introduction to ‘Wearing your Values’ by Roberta Lee, London’s Sustainable Fashion Stylist (VIP)
11.00 – Clothing Love Stories
Shared stories of love with our clothes – contributed by speakers and participants
12.00 – A journey into Men’s Sustainable Style (VIP)
Roberta Lee interviews Dan Pontarlier, aka Sustainable-Man – professor, Model and partner at Ethical Brand Directory.
12.30 A journey into Women’s Sustainable Style (VIP)
Dan Pontarlier interviews Roberta Lee, AKA London’s Sustainable Stylist and style expert, and founder of Ethical Brand Directory.
13.30 An introduction to Online Clothing Swaps
1530 Discovering the Stories Behind the Brands – Ethical Brand Directory
Roberta Lee interviews the founders of 5 brands from Ethical Brand Directory to hear the inside stories.
1715 End of Day 6 wrap up and thank yous – Roberta Lee
Sunday 26th April 2020
#FashionRevolutionFuture – What are the next steps in making fashion better?
930 Introduction to Day 6 by Tze Ching Yeung
1000 How do we make fashion better? Natalie Bennett, former leader of the UK Green Party (VIP)
1130 Ethical Fashion Brands behind the scenes….
1215 Fashion Revolution – Rachel Kan holds a discussion with ethical fashion experts on what fashion brands can do differently
1330 Interview with Lucy Siegle about COVID 19 impacts on the garment workers and her new podcast with Livia Firth (VIP)
1415 Dominique Muller from Labour Behind the Label on their campaign on COVID 19 and garment workers (VIP)
1500 Panel – Culture Change (VIP)
Moderator Jo Salter Where Does It Come From?,
Laura Cave – Just Trade and BAFTS,
Georgina Wilson-Powell – Pebble Magazine,
Jen Gale – Sustainableish
1600 Thought Leadership – Sian Conway discusses the subject with Ethical Hour hour ethical fashion leaders
1700 Wrap up and Thank yous – bring a glass of something and join us to celebrate the close of Ethical Brands for Fashion Revolution 2020