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May
29
Wednesday
6:45pm
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Dine with sustainable fashion pioneer, Orsola de Castro: The Fashion Revolution - sustainability and transparency in fashion

at dim t, Charlotte Street (map)

Who's coming

  • Aneka

    Hostess Extraordinaire, TableCrowd

  • Viviane

    Augmented Retail Manager, Farfetch

  • Claire
  • Eileen

    Co-founder, Cucumber Clothing Limited

  • Joe

    Director, Growth Hat

  • Carolyn

    Consultant, Psychology.fashion

Venue

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32 Charlotte Street, London W1T 2NQ
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Started by:
Table Crowd

Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet…
Orsola de Castro is a pioneer and internationally recognized opinion leader in sustainable fashion. With a wealth of experience and knowledge in sustainable and ethical fashion, in 2013 she co-founded Fashion Revolution, a global movement calling for greater transparency, sustainability and ethics in the fashion industry. A global campaign with participation in over 100 countries around the world, Fashion Revolution aims to radically change the way our clothes are sourced, produced and consumed. Orsola will be sharing all on this fashion revolution and how we can all create sustainability and transparency in fashion.

This dinner is perfect for…
Startup founders or brands, CEOs and management level – in each case working in fashion. This dinner is not for advisors or service providers (unless one of our partners).
If you'd like to join but don't fall neatly within the above categories, please email us at hello@tablecrowd.com to discuss whether this is the right dinner for you. Also feel free to check out our other dinners as another might match you perfectly!

The dinner conversation will be…
Orsola is a regular keynote speaker, mentor, and an associate Lecturer at UAL. If you have a vested interest in ethical practice, sustainability and transparency, this is a great opportunity to meet with and learn from a globally recognised voice in sustainable fashion. Orsola will be talking about:
✓ The Fashion Revolution - sustainability and transparency in fashion.
✓ Easy steps you can take to make your fashion business more ethical.
✓ Sustainability trends that will shape the future of fashion.
✓ Raising public awareness of the continuing social and environmental catastrophes in global fashion supply chains.

Who is Orsola de Castro?
Orsola de Castro is an internationally recognised opinion leader in sustainable fashion. In 2013, with Carry Somers, she founded Fashion Revolution, a global campaign with participation in over 100 countries. In 1997 she founded From Somewhere, a label designing clothes made entirely from pre-consumer waste and her designer collaborations include collections for Jigsaw, Tesco, Speedo, and Topshop. In 2006, she co-founded the British Fashion Council initiative Estethica at London Fashion Week, which she curated until 2014.

What’s included?
You get a private dining experience with a knowledgeable speaker, 2 course dinner with wine or 2 soft drinks plus highly curated and relevant crowd. This is a dinner, not a dropin event, so we ask that guests turn up on time and don’t leave until after the Q&A.

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P.S. TableCrowd are offering complimentary cab rides home (£15) thanks to their partner, Gett, on first download of the app. Download the app in advance.

Orsola de Castro is an internationally recognised opinion leader in sustainable fashion. In 2013, with Carry Somers, she founded Fashion Revolution, a global campaign with participation in over 100 countries around the world. Fashion Revolution are on a mission to unite the fashion industry and ignite a revolution to radically change the way clothes are sourced, produced and purchased.

Prior to Fashion Revolution, in 1997 she founded From Somewhere, a label designing clothes made entirely from pre-consumer waste and her designer collaborations include collections for Jigsaw, Tesco, Speedo, and 4 best selling capsule collections for Topshop from 2012 to 2014. In 2006, she co-founded the British Fashion Council initiative Estethica at London Fashion Week, which she curated until 2014.

The daughter of a Venetian artist, she took part in her first group exhibitions of etchings and drawings in Rome and Venice aged 15. In 1986-87, she had 5 solo shows in Italy sponsored by Letraset Italia, using their famous Pantone felt-tips and presenting her illustrations and reclaimed vintage hats.

Orsola is a regular keynote speaker and mentor, Associate Lecturer at UAL, as well as Central Saint Martins Visiting Fellow.

For any dietary requirements, worry not, we have it covered, as long as we know in advance. If you are vegetarian, vegan, dairy free or gluten intolerant let us know by filling out the dietary requirements section in the your preferences section of your profile on the TableCrowd website.

One of the TableCrowd hosting team will be on hand to make sure you are welcomed through the door and introduced to the most relevant people to you.

The Ambassador for our Fashion Community is Viviane Paraschiv, Augmented Retail Manager at Farfetch.

For any advance questions about this dinner, it is best to reach us at hello@tablecrowd.com.

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