Marine Saint, Deputy Editor and Options Columnist
Between 16th-25th September, occasions will probably be going down throughout Bristol as a part of the UK’s first and solely Sustainable Style Week.
Organised by A Single Thread CIC, the actions from styling workshops to second-hand markets can be found to attend throughout town and on-line.
Over this coming weekend three flooring of the Bristol Beacon will probably be remodeled into the hub of the Sustainable Style Week. Garments swaps, panel talks, and unbiased classic clothes model rails are on supply for guests and can deal with environmentally pleasant trend.
The week’s numerous occasions will deliver collectively native companies and key figures in sustainable trend, pushed by the intention to advocate for the gradual trend motion. Manufacturers concerned within the clothes market may have unique scholar reductions on supply and can welcome college students to the sustainable trend group. The complete programme of actions will be discovered right here.
The primary catwalk present debuts on 21st September at The Mount With out, showcasing upcycled clothes designed by Metropolis of Bristol school college students. Occasions centred round wardrobe re-imagination and the ability of pre-loved clothes continues with a Re-More energizing Your Model day on 22ndSeptember.
Directed at college students, the Re-More energizing Your Model purchasing day hosted by Sustainable Style Week and Bristol Metropolis Centre BID goals to introduce college students to native enterprise supporting the gradual trend group. This may then be adopted by a free-to-register sustainable scholar trend panel dialogue and reside styling night at The Classic Thrift Retailer on Park Avenue.
Business consultants corresponding to Sustainable Style Week founder, Amelia Twine, will talk about the best way to disrupt the quick trend business, the story behind the style week and the audio system’ personal profession paths. The panel occasion will present complimentary meals and drinks for attendees in partnership with Bristol People Home and Pizzarova. Different supporters of the occasions are headlined by Yeo Valley, together with sponsors Bristol Metropolis Centre BID, Charity Retail Affiliation, Thriftify, Broadmead Bristol BID, Presca and Anthesis.
With the week’s programme overlaying all from trend restore to the way forward for the business, Twine famous that ‘There’s something for everybody to become involved in to start out realising the artistic potential and environmental energy of second-hand trend.’
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