The many impacts of the fashion industry and how we can transition to a greener business and closet.
The fashion industry is under scrutiny. But we all need to dress, right? As one of the biggest polluters, it is about time we change the fashion industry “business as usual” and come up with a new way to design, produce, shop, enjoy and even discard fashion items. Whether you are a business or a consumer, during the seminar we will learn what is sustainability in fashion, the different impacts of the fashion industry – both ecological and social – and find ways to address them and start shifting to a more eco-friendly, fair-for-all way to shop and do business.
Be ready to be shocked by some statistics, learn a lot about what lies behind our garments and discover practical ways to start transitioning to a more unique closet. One that is not necessarily driven by fads or summer trends and represents your true style and personal values. We will also talk about how to make our clothes last longer and reduce our footprint. We will talk about what can you do as a business owner to reduce your footprint.
Fashion could be a force for good if only we act with more awareness.
Learn more about the speaker:
Araceli Gallego is a sustainable fashion advocate, public speaker, and serial entrepreneur. Founder of Dubai Fashion News, The Conscious Fashion, Goshopia.com: The Home of Slow & Sustainable Fashion and the Sustainable Souk. She managed to mix her two passions: fashion and the environment. She is a proud Climate Leader, Fashion Revolution Country Coordinator for UAE, Remake ambassador, and Slow Fashion Change-maker. She speaks and writes in different magazines and is very active promoting creativity, craftsmanship, slow & sustainable fashion.
The Dubai-based Goshopia is the one-stop-shop for conscious fashionistas in the Middle East offering high-quality designer clothes and accessories for women, kids and home. Centred around the 3 S´: Slow Fashion, Sustainability, and Social Responsibility. There is a 4th S and that is Style- with different options and aesthetics to choose from for every occasion. The term Goshopia is a combination of three words; Go + Shop + Utopia. It is the brand’s formula to promote slow and responsible fashion in the country.