October 31, 2017
Sustainable Fashion guru, Carry Somers, for the first time in Bilbao
16th November, it will be her first visit to Euskadi, in an event organized by BIAAF in collaboration with British Council.
On Thursday 16th November, Carry Somers – founder of Fashion Revolution, the most important sustainable fashion movement internationally – will give a conference on sustainability and transparency in fashion at Azkuna Zentroa. During her speech, Somers will review the major challenges that fashion industry has to face such as high levels of pollution, lack transparency or the need to ensure decent jobs.
In addition, the Sustainable Fashion Program promoted by the British Council will be presented, an ambitious three-year program to encourage the exchange of best practices among fashion designers in Europe through the training, creation and exhibition of designs characterized by excellence.
This activity in the framework of the DWeek 2017 is organized by BIAAF (Bilbao International Art & Fashion) in collaboration with British Council.
- Place: Azkuna Zentroa – CAC1, Arriquibar 4 Square, Bilbao (Spain)
- Date: 16 de noviembre de 2017
schedule: 10.00hrs – 11.30hrs
- Sign up now! https://goo.gl/6EiiGZ
After the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory in Bangladesh in 2013, Carry Somers decided to act and contribute to the regeneration of the textile industry, thus emerged Fashion Revolution. Carry Somers for more than 20 years has been a pioneer in betting on transparency in the value chain of her brand – Pachacuti – indicating through GPS all the steps of the production process. Thanks to her trips to different countries and her work with communities, Carry has a global vision of the industry.
Bilbao International Art & Fashion – BIAAF is a platform devoted to the launch of young promising fashion designers from all over the world provided they are talented, innovative and radically creative. It is our aim to provide young fashion designers with worldwide visibility among the fashion industry, the general public and the media.