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The Fashion Law Chronicles & Cassady's Solicitors Presents: Sustainability...

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How to succeed in the fashion world

Over the past few decades London has risen to prominence to become a leading centre in the global fashion industry. Innovation, creativity and flexibility are key elements in the British economic success story, and we can expect British fashion brands to have a bright future.

How do you thrive in this industry?

This event will answer this question as well as highlighting and discussing the ethical and sustainability challenges the fashion world faces, because we’re all in this together, and we all want to make the world a more positive place.
Our expert guest speakers are all industry leaders in their field, and each will give short talk addressing the main issues facing the industry, and will leave you better equipped to face the challenges.

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There will also be a networking session so bring plenty of business cards because you never know who you will meet!

There will also be a special gift from the hosts!

The event is joint-hosted by Cassadys Solicitors and The Fashion Law Chronicles and we look forward to seeing you for an action-packed networking event!

Guest Speakers:

Chinasa Chukuwu, Founder of Weruzo

With the aim of creating a sustainable brand that incorporated the dichotomy of her Nigerian and British backgrounds, Chinasa Chukuwu founded Weruzo, a luxury womenswear brand, in 2015. The brand has been featured in Harper Bazaar US, Elle Magazine SA, Pride Magazine, just to name a few! The law graduate turned fashion designer will be sharing her experience with sustainability and how she implements such practices into her brand along with the complexities that follows.

Olivia Pinnock, Journalist, Copywriter, Lecturer in Fashion Branding & Journalism and Founder of The Fashion Debates

Olivia Pinnock is a London-based fashion writer, lecturer and the founder of The Fashion Debates. With a particular interest in the business of fashion, sustainable fashion and fashion history, Olivia has been able to build up a portifilo on a ranage of articles ranging from beauty, art, TV and film. Furthermore, she has had the pleasure of interviewing celebritites such as Billie Piper and Laura Mvula, and industry figures such as All Saints Creative Director Wil Beedle, Turkish Vogue founding Editor-at-Large Ece Sükan and internationally regarded stylist Mary Fellows.

In 2016, Olivia founded 'The Fashion Debates', which is a series of panel talk evenings bringing together experts on topics affecting the industry as far reaching as sweatshop labour, racism, environmental pollution and model health to inspire change.

Olivia will be sharing her expertise in marketing for sustainable brands and promoting ethical marketing as part of a sustainable business model.

Tamsin Lejeune, Founder and Managing Director of the Ethcical Fashion Forum

In 2004, Tamsin founded the Ethical Fashion Forum (EFF), which aims to develop a collaborative movement which will transform social and environmental standards in the fashion industry within a decade.

Prior to founding the Ethical Fashion Forum, Tamsin launched and managed fashion label juste, developing a pioneering fair trade supply chain for designer womenswear in Bangladesh, and co-ordinated the launch of Fashioning an Ethical Industry, which has integrated sustainability into fashion college curricula across the UK.

Tamsin has worked with hundreds of fashion entrepreneurs and businesses, from start up to established, helping them to integrate sustainability with commercial business goals, and speaks and delivers training all over the world.

Tamsin will be sharing her expertise and her involement with EFF. She will also share some innovation / opportunities for better practices and touch on the Modern Slavery Act.

Bruno Rodrigues, Solicitor at Cassady's Solicitors Law Firm

Bruno is a solicitor with a strong emphasis on all aspects of intellectual property law as well as an extensive knowledge of business immigration. Bruno has a passion to see his clients' flourish and practises general commercial law; drawing up and advising on contracts, setting up a business and corporate governance, and regulatory and compliance law. Bruno will be sharing his legal knowledge on Intellectual Property and it's role in fashion sustainability.


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What can I bring into the event?

Please bring a pen, notebook/notepad and any other writing materials so you can take notes! Please don't forget to bring bussiness cards as this is a networking event.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Any questions, please contact the organiser via email: thefashionlawchronicles@gmail.com

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes, or you can bring your ticket via a mobile device.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes, contact the organiser to update any registration information.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

No

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes, but please let the organiser know prior to the event.

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