This Fashion Revolution we are opening our biggest pop up yet in Central London. The two-floor store will bring together 70+ incredible sustainable brands, including ethical fashion and our new 2019 Conscious Living range. We have a whole floor dedicated to creating conversations around sustainability, with 60+ confirmed speakers.
TICKETS (only 50 per event): https://knowtheorigin.com/collections/sustainability-events
The Big Launch - Tuesday 23rd April
Details released later this week.
THE FUTURE OF FAIR FASHION | Wed 24th April
This panel will mark the sixth anniversary of the Rana Plaza collapse by focussing on the hopeful future of ethical and sustainable garment production and discussing the practical changes necessary to make fair fashion an expected norm.
- Keeley Stocker | Editor of Drapers
- Professor Frances Corner OBE | Head of London College of Fashion
- Christopher Stopes | UK representative of the Global Organisation of Textile Standards
- Sarah Ditty | Policy Director for Fashion Revolution
- Mary Creagh MP | Former Chair of the Environmental Audits Committee
INTRODUCTION TO PLANT BASED LIVING | Thursday 25TH April
Our Introduction To Plant Based Living workshop will be lead by a panel of people who have all embraced veganism in order to benefit their health and the world around them. Come and hear their stories, gain top tips and share advice, experience and recipes.
Zanna Van Dijk | fitness instructor, blogger and founder of the Living Consciously Crew
Cait and Soph | founders of Cupcakes and Shhht
More panelists TBC next week
FEMINISM IN BUSINESS PANEL | Friday 26th April
As another wave of feminist activism and fighting for equality rolls across the western world, our Feminism In Fashion panel address the question of what equality for women could and should look like in the garment making industry and the fashion world.
Sarah Neville and Sophie Slater | founders of Birdsong
Charlotte Instone | founder of Know The Origin.
4 panelists TBC next week
CONSCIOUS CHATS WITH... | Saturday 27th April (Brands to be confirmed next week)
COMEDY NIGHT | Sunday 27th April (Confirmed next week)
STORIES BEHIND THINGS CLOTHES SWAP | Sunday 28th April
NATURE OF FASHION PANEL | Monday 29th April
Our Nature Of Fashion panel will give you the opportunity to hear from people and businesses whose newly creative and innovative efforts around the globe are intent on working WITH nature, not against it. Join us to hear what’s being done to bridge the gap between problem and solution and ensure that we can continue to draw upon the incredible beauty and awe of the world around us without destroying it in the process.
Heather Poore | HUBBUB
Victoria | SAYA Designs
Juliette Williams | Environmental Justice Foundation
NEXT LEVEL SUSTAINABLE SOURCING | Tuesday 30th April
how to build transparency into your business. This panel is a great opportunity for businesses and entrepreneurs to hear from companies who are currently using innovative methods to source sustainable materials and working methods for their products. Come to listen, learn, ask questions and be inspired.
Henrietta Adams | Founder HENRI
Annabel Panes | Co-founder Little by Little
Subindu Garkhel | Fairtrade Cotton Manager
Christopher Stopes | UK representative of the Global Organisation of Textile Standards
Gus Bartholemew and Flora Davidson | Supply Compass
TECH FOR GOOD PANEL | Wednesday 1st May
This event is an amazing opportunity to get up to date with the progress being made to use innovative technologies to sustainably advance the world of fashion. From new fabrics and new technologies to future techniques, our panelists will enable you to understand and imagine how tech can be used for good.
Aisling Byrne | NU Wardrobe
Jessie | Bethnal Green Ventures
What 3 Words
SCALING UP ETHICAL BUSINESS | Thursday 2nd May
Ever wondered how to move a small ethical business forward and grow it into something bigger without losing the heart and ethics behind it? Is it even possible to do this? Our experienced panel will share their stories and the successes and challenges they’ve faced as well as giving advice and tips.
Ryan Kohn | Co-founder of ProperCorn
Ed Vickers | Founder of Jollie Socks
Gordon | Director of Resurgo Ventures
Charity | Green Pioneer Wholesalers
CIRCULAR ECONOMY EVENT | Friday 3rd May
Film Screening hosted by The Nu Wardrobe. Showing the latest documentary on Circular Economy - Closing the Loop. Panel TBC.
PROMOTING GOOD WITHOUT PUTTING PEOPLE OFF | Saturday 4th May 2019
An interactive panel event hosted by Eleanor O’Leary to help you understand how to better your business through great business communication with special focus on relevant ways to connect to customers who don’t necessarily care about your ethos as much you do. Experience, advice and tips on how to bring people on the journey with you and really make your business, products and heart stand out.
Madara Freimane | What’s Your Legacy
Jemma Finch | Stories Behind Things
Sean | Positive News
Fiona Lay | Slow Fashion Memes/Fashion For Good
Claudia Canavan | writer and journalist
TICKETS HERE: https://knowtheorigin.com/collections/sustainability-events