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THE SUSTAINABLE FASHION AND TEXTILES WORKSHOP

Design Futurist

Thursday, April 29, 2010 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

New York, NY

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ECO-FASHION

Want to learn about sustainable fashion from an expert?

Interested in green fashion and textiles?

Want to learn new skills for your career in design?


Celebrate Earth Week and join the green fashion revolution by attending an exclusive and fun workshop on Sustainable Fashion and Textiles in New York City. Award-winning fashion designer and founder of Design Futurist, Natalia Allen will explain the basics of green fashion. She will discuss the important facts about sustainable fashion and textiles to help you make informed decisions as a consumer and discover new insights for your career.

Sustainable fashion is not just a trend it's a social movement. More and more consumers see the importance of choosing organic and fair trade clothing. But so far there is a lot of confusion around what sustainable fashion really is. So many companies say that their products are green. But how can you tell?

During the workshop, Natalia will bust myths about sustainable fashion and textiles and provide you with resources to learn more.

The Sustainable Fashion Workshop was designed to share valuable information with anyone who loves fashion and wants to become more competitive in their field. Networking is encouraged so don't forget to bring your business cards. Space is limited, so register early.

Click here for Natalia's interview with Design to Improve Life.


A special thanks to our partners at:

Nolcha: Fashion Business Services

The Fashion Entrepreneur Report

Blink Ads

 

 

Have questions about THE SUSTAINABLE FASHION AND TEXTILES WORKSHOP ? Contact Design Futurist

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Design Futurist: Workshop
36 E 23rd Street
Fifth Floor
New York, NY 20010

Thursday, April 29, 2010 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)


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Design Futurist

Design Futurist, named one of the 10 Most Creative Small Businesses by Fast Company, is a product design consultancy based in New York City that partners with global companies such as Calvin Klein, Dupont, Quiksilver and Donna Karan to launch innovative and sustainable fashion, accessories and textiles.

 

Natalia Allen is the founder of Design Futurist. She is the recipient of the highly coveted Parsons “Designer of the Year Award, a title she shares with Marc Jabos." Natalia frequently lectures around the globe sharing her ideas on sustainable design and consumption with audiences at Davos, Wearable Futures and Textiles the Next Horizon.

 

This year Fast Company magazine name Natalia Allen one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business a distinction she shares with pop-artist Lady Gaga, chef James Oliver and fashion designer Tom Ford. In 2009 Natalia was honored by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader.

 

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