Sustainability is the new Black: The Climate is not a trend
5TH NOVEMBER // @ 6.30 PM - 9PM GMT
Undeniably, ‘sustainability’ is THE hot topic of the fashion industry. Whether you’re a customer or a creator, determining what this really means is a challenge - particularly when you're trying to create a product that people will want to buy.
To delve into this dilemma, LDC are hosting a live podcast featuring three sustainable experts who combine strong values with business savvy!
Through this event you’ll learn how to define your values, niches and audience. All while discussing how to create products people will covet (and keep forever). As a fashion consumer, you’ll learn how to identify brands that align with your values and they key to building a more conscious closet.
This event is also available digitally. By purchasing an online ticket we will send you a breakdown of how to tune in + what to expect. Please note the panel starts at 7pm.
Who’s this for?
- Designers looking to start a ‘sustainable brand’ with growth-potential
- Anyone considering starting a ‘sustainable business’
- fashion-lovers who want to shop more consciously
- fashion industry professionals
- podcast lovers
What to expect:
- 6:30pm: Arrival + drinks
- 7:00pm: Talk begin
- 8pm: Q&A
- 8.30pm: Drinks + networking
- 9pm: close!
Meet the Speakers: + MORE TBA
Becky is 23 years old and is a sustainable fashion advocate who hasn't bought any new clothes since 2018.
Via her Instagram page @theniftythrifter_ she uses her hashtag #fastfashionrebellion to show how you can remain fashionable whilst staying conscious of ethical clothing choices. She also highlights the detrimental effects of fast fashion on both the environment and workers' rights. Rebecca delights in sharing her thrifty tips on how to maintain a more sustainable and eco-friendlier wardrobe!
Shaunie Bret - Consultant and coach in sustainable consumption
Sustainable consumption advocate Shaunie Brett helps businesses and citizens participate in the shift towards a sustainable fashion economy, by challenging old mindsets and creating space for new, healthier ones. Shaunie worked for years in fashion tech, developing experiences and algorithms that influence shopping behaviour, before starting her own consultancy and founder coaching business to wield these skills for good. She has collaborated with the likes of Nike, Office Shoes, The Evening Standard and BBC London to inspire us to change our habits and wear clothes, rather than consuming them.
Victoria is a 24 year old Writer and Editor from South West London. With a passionate for sustainability and fashion, Vic uses her time to write about important discussions on the environment, style and inclusivity for publications such as COVETEUR, HungerTV, + so much more.