Green Sunday 'Eco Chic' @ Arcola Theatre

Event Details

Green Sunday 'Eco Chic' @ Arcola Theatre

Time: June 6, 2010 from 1pm to 7pm
Location: Arcola Theatre
Street: 27 Arcola Street
City/Town: Dalston
Website or Map: http://www.arcolaenergy.com/c…
Phone: 020 7503 1645
Event Type: free
Organized By: Madeleine
Latest Activity: May 27, 2010

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Event Description

FREE – All welcome
1:00 – 7:00pm, drop in anytime

Highlights include:


Photoshoot - dressing up in ethical fashion creations (or your favourite outfit) & getting professionally styled & photographed!

Upcycling - with The Dress Doctor - on hand to help you fit or customise those 'lovely but not quite right' items hiding in the back of the wardrobe.

Great speakers:
Tamsin Lejeune, Managing Director, Ethical Fashion Forum
Element23 founder Jocelyn Whipple
Janine Passley, Ethical Initiatives & Harnessing Trade (EI8HT)

See below for times & further details...

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All activities in the Café Bar or Studio 3 (S3)

Programme

1:00 - end Delicious food from Mighty Veg Delight

1:00 - 3:00 “Fashion Futures” Forum for the Future’s 15 minute animation considers what the fashion industry will look like in 2025. Will fashion be affected by issues like resource shortages, energy hikes and climate change?

1:30 – 4:00 ‘Upcycling’ drop in workshop with The Dress Doctor (S3)

Learn how to breathe new life into your wardrobe by altering, customising and reinventing pieces you already own. Bring your own clothing to work on. All sewing materials provided.

1.30 – 4.30
Fashion exhibition and retail space (S3)
Ivana Basilotta, Ada Zanditon, eco- boudoir, Oxfam Dalston, Environmental Justice Foundation and others

2:00 – 3:00 Swap Shop
Bring along at least one good quality, clean item of clothing, or an accessory, that you would feel proud to pass on and swap it for something else!

2:00 – 3:00
Morsbags workshop - Globally we consume 1 million plastic bags a minute. Cut down on this unnecessary waste, which is toxic to the soil and deadly to marine wildlife, and make your own reusable cloth carrier bag in a fun workshop (S3)

2:00 – 4:00
Ethical fashion dress up corner - Try on designer pieces, be professionally styled and photographed (S3)



4:30 – 5:30
Speakers & Q&A Session
Tamsin Lejeune, Managing Director, Ethical Fashion Forum
Element23 founder Jocelyn Whipple
Janine Passley, Ethical Initiatives & Harnessing Trade (EI8HT)


5.30 – 5:45
Near Far & Good One Fashion Performance

5:45 – 7:00
Film programme
• The Dollar A Day Dress (approx 60 mins)
Panorama travelled the world to create "The dollar a day dress" - a symbol of how the world trade system harms the poor. Reporter Steve Bradshaw travelled from the Sahara to the Andes to discover some of the harsh truths about free trade and its impact on the developing world.
• Katharine Hamnett short film (5 mins)
• White Gold - the True Cost of Cotton, Environmental Justice Foundation (7 mins)

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