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.RawAssembly. & the 'Law of Return'

RawAssembly™ Melbourne will be showcasing a wide variety of exhibitors and product innovations that embrace the ‘law of return’ and the positive impact this has on the earth. These exhibitors and innovations are a small part of what will be accessible to all visitors, with the aim to inspire and enable the industry to ‘source differently’ We look forward to seeing you in Melbourne at the Deakin Edge on the 28th & 29th October.

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.RawAssembly. Comes to Melbourne

As a new and innovative sourcing event, RawAssembly™ aims to shape a new sourcing culture by providing sustainable textile solutions, showcasing innovative textile products and shaping the ethical and creative values of its visitors. Following the success of their inaugural event in Sydney, RawAssembly™ is excited to launch its second event in Melbourne at the Deakin Edge on the 28th to 29th October 2019…

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Stitching a Future | Sustainable Livelihoods for Women in India

Zenena Women is a social enterprise in Lucknow India, set up for a group of talented women who make ethical hand-made textile products & exquisite embroidery. Australian designers Carlie Ballard, Pure Pod, Awear, and One Another Design have come together with a crowd funding project to help ensure a safe workplace and fair and secure income…

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What will our LEGACY be?

Last Month, AFC were thrilled to be a presenting partner, alongside Fashion Revolution and content partners Intent Journal for LEGACY Responsible Fashion Summit. LEGACY was a monumental 2 days for our Industry, which saw a community of local and international individuals and businesses come together to deep dive into the big and ugly issues our sector is facing, with an emphasis on action and real solutions. Organised by Melinda Tually from Ndless The New Normal and her amazing team, we can’t thank them enough for making this happen and look forward to what is to come next year…

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Calling Social Entrepreneurs to Take on the Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge

Year two applications for the Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge are now open! The global program aims to support entrepreneurial start-up and scale-up stage businesses developing solutions that promote inclusive and positive change in fashion…

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Get Ready for RawAssembly!

As a new and innovative sourcing event, RawAssembly™ aims to shape a new sourcing culture by providing sustainable textile solutions, showcasing innovative textile products and shaping the ethical and creative values of its visitors. As we get closer to the inaugural event, we wanted to give you a sneak peak of what you’ll be able to see, who you will be able to talk with and how we feel RawAssembly™ will inspire you to ‘Source Differently’!

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Australian Circular Fashion Conference 2019

Following the success of Australia’s first inaugural, annual Circular Fashion Conference in 2018 – the 2019 Australian Circular Fashion Conference is a call to action to industry on implementing fashion sustainability within 5-10 years. With global experts excited to share their knowledge of how the apparel sector is tackling sustainability, the ACFC’s primary aim is to ignite the fashion sectors environmental awareness and stewardship…

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TOMMY HILFIGER | Social Innovation Challenge

Tommy Hilfiger is calling YOU to take on the TOMMY HILFIGER Social Innovation Challenge - a global initiative that aims to support entrepreneurial start-up and scale-up stage businesses that are developing solutions that have a positive social impact on the fashion value chain.

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Copenhagen Fashion Summit

Since its first edition in 2009, Copenhagen Fashion Summit has established itself as the world’s leading business event on sustainability in fashion. Convening major fashion industry decision makers, the multi-stakeholder event – regularly referred to as the Davos of the fashion industry – has become the nexus for agenda-setting discussions on the most critical environmental, social and ethical issues facing our industry and planet. The sixth edition of Copenhagen Fashion Summit is taking place this 15-16 May 2018 at the Copenhagen Concert Hall.

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Fashion Revolution Week is Coming!

Fashion Revolution Week | 23rd-29th of April, is the global #whomademyclothes campaign marking the anniversary of the 2013 Rana Plaza factory collapse, where 1,138 people were killed and many more injured. Fashion Revolution Week encourages people to ask brands ‘Who made my clothes’ and demand greater transparency in the fashion supply chain. See how you can get involved!

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Coreprêt. Lunch Box. 06.04.18

Meet Coreprêt. A collaborative fashion practice by designers Nessie Croft and Gabrielle Leavesley, seeking to investigate a progressive mentality towards ethical fashion by breaking down socially constructed boundaries regarding discarded cloth, and working towards a more ethically integrated industry.Join them on April 6th for ~ Lunch box ~, the brand’s second installation marries fashion to your local bake sale in an elevated canteen setting.

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