[Eco]logical Evolution

Putting sustainable fashion firmly on the Melbourne map this weekend is the three day seminar [Eco]logical Evolution, kicking starting off today at the trade fashion event, Fashion Exposed. Presented by the Textile and Fashion Industries of Australia (TFIA) in partnership with Sustainable Fashion Australia, the event will bring together local industry thinkers, graduates and designers. The seminar series will showcase successful and compelling case studies for current sustainable business models in the textile, clothing and footwear sector, with emphasis on holistic business, sustainability and transparency. Joining the packed line-up is Melbourne Fashion icon Karen Webster who will discuss `The New Luxury’ and the growth of a new kind of high-end fashion market, Co-founder of 3Fish Natalie Dillon will co-present `Life Cycle Thinking and Green Supply Chain’, along with talks and workshops from Leyla Acaroglu from Eco Innovators, Kate Luckins from The Clothing Exchange, Ethical Clothing Australia and lots more. For more info and tickets head along to Fashion Exposed and for an interview with the lovely Nerida Lennon (model, sustainable fashion advocate and recent winner of the British Council’s Big Green Idea award) about the event check out here. Viva la green evolution…

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