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Fashion Revolution Week 2019: Events in London

Fashion Revolution Week 2019: Events in London

Fashion Revolution Week is upon us and whether you want to attend a talk by experts in the industry, pick up some pre-loved clothing or learn how to upcycle garments, there are plenty of events on in London to help you embrace the movement.

Fashion Revolution Open Studio with Elvis & Kresse

Apr 26, 5pm-8pm

Harvey Nichols

Sustainable luxury brand, Elvis & Kreese, will be hosting a workshop at Harvey Nichols. Learn how to make your own leather panel or placemat - then take your crafty work home.

£6.92

Wool and the Gang X Black Girl Knit Club Accessories Workshop

Apr 26, 5:30pm-7:30pm

Eccleston Yards

Join the Black Girl Knit Club founders for an accessories workshop in Eccleston Yards on the 26th. Learn how to create garb using recycled t-shirt yarn and traditional West African cloth.

£25

Women’s Clothing Swap in Clapham

Apr 27, 1:45pm-4:15pm

Omnibus Theatre

Want to switch up your style, but also be eco-friendly? Head down to Omnibus Theatre in Clapham for a mega clothes swap - the nicer clothes you bring, the nicer the clothes you get.

£5

Ethical Brands for Fashion Revolution 2019

Apr 27, 10am-5pm

Museum of Brands

London's Brand Museum is hosting the Independent Ethical Fashion Showcase. The event brings together 20 ethical brands (yes, you can also shop them!) and inspirational speakers.

£3.73

The Future Of Ethical Fashion

Apr 27, 6pm-10pm

Beyond Retro Cheshire Street

Keynote speakers at this 'No Planet B' event include Fashion Revolution's Bronwyn Seier, Common Objective CEO Tamsin Lejeune, and Craftivist Collective’s Sarah Corbett - so get ready to be inspired.

£10.19 - £19.78

Fashion Open Studio – Future Textiles Debate

Apr 27, 4:30pm-6pm

Somerset House

Head to Somerset House on the 27th to eavesdrop on the textiles debate. Gain insight into how we can overturn the pollutive production process through innovative ideas and activism.

£10.72 - £13.25

How Can We End Slavery in our Lifetime?

Apr 27, 4pm-7pm

59 Greek Street

The documentary 'The True Cost' will be screened at this event, followed by a panel discussion (featuring ethical influencer Francesca Mcloughlin); on how we can end slavery in the supply chain.

Free

The Big Clothes Switch // Art & Crafts Market

Apr 28, 11am-4pm

59 Greek St

Fancy a Sunday swap? Then head to The Big Clothes Switch with 5 of your unloved garments. Here, you can trade them for tokens (depending on their quality), and then shop the rails for vintage gems.

£9.12 - £12.32

FashMash Pioneers: The State of Fashion with BFC CEO, Caroline Rush CBE

Apr 30, 6:30pm-8pm

The Bloomsbury Hotel

The CEO of the British Fashion Council, Caroline Rush, will be talking all things fashion on April 30, addressing the importance of the UK supporting ethical/sustainable practices.

£19.24 - £27.24

Tech For Good (Fashion Revolution Sustainability Panel)

May 1, 6:30pm-8pm

59 Greek Street

Learn how the world of fashion and technology are becoming increasingly entwined at the ‘Tech for Good’ event. Discover the ways technology can erase problems of the past and be used for good.

£10.19