NYC SUSTAINABLE DESIGN TRENDS TALK & TOUR
SUNDAY MAY 4, 2014Date: Sunday May 4, 2014
Time: 12:30 - 3:30 pm
Reserve your spot here, limited to 10:
How do you recognize emerging sustainable fashion trends in apparel, home, and lifestyle products?
Join us to explore one of the most exclusive shopping districts in the world and observe the rising importance of sustainable, slow, local, and artisanal based enterprises in NYC’s trend setting Soho neighborhood.
Branding, marketing, origin and quality will be addressed within the retail landscape. Principles of cultural, social and environmental responsibility are at the core of the tour.
Leading industry expert Carmen Artigas will draw from her vast experience with sustainable and ethical design to share these insights with you.
Who is this for:
Both designers and consumers interested in conscious and sustainable fashion and design.
Participants will receive a comprehensive tracking guide plus a resource list of retailers.
Bonus 30 minute Q&A session with Carmen Artigas and ethical entrepreneur Francisca Pineda.This is your time to ask any question pertaining to the topic of ethical fashion design, product development, branding, marketing, and sales.
When: Sunday May 4, 2014 from 12:30-3:30
Where: Meet outside the Eileen Fisher store, 395 W Broadway, Manhattan, NY 10012
$65 EARLY BIRD special ends April 19, or when all 10 spots are filled.
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Limited to 10 attendees.
*Lunch and transportation not included in course fee.
Carmen Artigas has worked in fashion for almost 20 years, most recently in sustainable fashion consulting, designing, and sourcing. Carmen has a background in apparel, accessories, and product design. Her work in India with artisan communities, certified organic cotton, and natural dyes in 1999 exposed her to the challenges of developing sustainable products. She is currently teaching Ethical Fashion at FIT, and has developed curriculum for Parsons and Pratt in New York, and consults with firms and emerging designers. As an an advocate for craftsmanship and endangered crafts, she believes in the need to reevaluate the human and environmental cost of a product and to redefine “made-in and made-by”.