Join Fashion Revolution Day 24.04.2015

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Fashion Revolution Day 24th April 2015 is an international day and opportunity to celebrate fashion as a positive influence, raise awareness of the fashion industry’s most pressing issues, show that change is possible and celebrate those who are on a journey to create a more ethical and sustainable future for fashion. It will rally the high street, the high end, the innovators, the media, the public, the activists, the makers, the wearers – and everyone in between.

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The global fashion industry is coming together to celebrate the second year of Fashion Revolution Day – on the 24th April 2015. This is when a series of international events and initiatives will highlight the fashion industry’s urgent concerns and engage local communities to demand greater transparency throughout.

We are asking questions… So should you! 

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We invite you to participate. We invite you to support. We invite you to act.

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Thanks to the campaign, more than 60 countries participated in the first Fashion Revolution Day on 24 April 2014. This year, the campaign plans to go even bigger. It will rally the high street, the high end, the innovators, the media, the public, the activists, the makers, the wearers – and everyone in between.

You are invited to get involved and demand greater transparency throughout our local communities. Many popular brands and retailers have already signed up to connect with their customers through social media.

Here’s how you can become involved

  1. Take a selfie showing your label. You could turn your clothes inside out to make more of a statement
  2. Upload your photo or video to Instagram/ Twitter/ Facebook
  3. Tag the brand and ask #Whomademyclothes? and #FashRev

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Whats happening in SOUTH AFRICA?

International Fashion Revolution Day – 24 APRIL 2015

MORNING WORKSHOPS
Morning workshops for students, industry personnel, open to the public (by pre-registration only) ( Incl. tea, coffee and snacks)
Time: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Aim: Workshops focusing on ethical/sustainable practices, live demos etc
Please RSVP to Tammy at southafrica@fashionrevolution.org if you would like to participate.

AFTERNOON BRIEFING
Afternoon Media Briefing (incl. press packs, goody bags, drinks and nibbles)
Time: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Talks by: FashRev SA team, including the journey and where we wish to take it. Pre-screening of Roots to Retail, the FashRev SA fashion film Directed by Ernst Heusser.
Preview of the 24 Portraits exhibition featuring influential industry personalities and their view on sustainable fashion and its future.

But wait that’s not all…

POP UP SHOP– Local Sustainable Designer Day
Date: Saturday 25 April 2015

Venue: The whole event takes place at The Bello Studio, Old Biscuit Mill, Woodstock, Cape Town.

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We’re involved, are you?

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The FASHION REVOLUTION Vision
We believe in a fashion Industry that values people, the environment, creativity, sustainability, and it is everyone’s responsibility to ensure that this happens

Fashion Revolution is strongly driven/powered by the global social media campaign
follow @fash_rev and use hashtags #whomademyclothes #insideout #fashrev #fashrevsa
On FashRev Day 24th April we are asking everyone to join in making a huge social media surge


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