Sustainable Fashion: Fiber to Fabulous Symposium at FIT on July 12

Interested in learning more about sustainable fashion? If so, you may want to check out FIT’s Sustainable Fashion: Fiber to Fabulous Symposium on July 12. This full day event will discuss everything from how to develop and market sustainable products in the apparel and home textiles industries and cover broader topics like how ethical practices benefit communities and environmental impact of sustainable practices.

The day is filled with speaker sessions, presentations, workshops, and a design showcase from sustainable brands. The agenda includes:

  • Sustainable Education Overview
  • Key Note Address: Nick Hahn, Hahn International
  • Natural Fibers & Textures
  • Natural Coloring
  • Transparency and Certification
  • Conscious Fashion at Retail
  • Avenues of Sustainable Fashion
  • Sustainable Vendor Visits
  • Break Out Sessions and Workshops
  • Sustainable Fashion Design Showcase
  • FIT Museum visits and Meet & Greet

Check out the complete agenda and register for the Fiber to Fabulous Symposium.

July, 12 2012, 9am – 5pm
FIT – Great Hall & Conference Center
General Registration: $195
Early Bird Discount $145 by June 30th

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