"Hi, My name is Ceri Jones, and I am a volunteer for the Global Summit 2012. This year we are running a Sustainable, Sexy & beyond Fair Trade Fashion Show and we are looking for runway models (both male and female) to participate in this…"
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Calling all talented designers! We are looking for exceptional, emerging fashion designers to take part in the Global Summit Fashion show taking place at a selected venue in august 2012. The show aims to support and promote Fashion Designers with a passion for sustainability, fair trade or environmental concerns. All the contestants get valuable press from the event whether it was through bloggers, fashion journalists or television crews. Also we are working on setting up a fashion…See More
"Hi Richard, I'm a graduated fashion designer setting up my eco brand and fashion label. I would be very interested in this opportunity.
You can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
hope yo hear from you
"London is ok, lots and lots and lots of work. Funny enough my course place so much focus on sustainability and eco-ness literally I hear it like almost every week my "business" is at the moment not existing haven't got time to do it…"
"hi daniel, i just saw this post and would be intressted in showing my collection from upcaycling clothing ect, ive just graduated so keep me posted and ill pass the message on if anything happeneds
"In my oppion trends are dictated from a number of sources such as films, music, celebrtites also museum exhibits, colour trends and major events. also a lot of fashion is based on a cycle so to me using old vintage clothing and reworkking them…"
During my degree I’ve come in contact with various sectors of the fashion industry, from design to manufacture; this has created a growing awareness for me about how wasteful and damaging to the environment the fashion industry can be. I wish to set up a fashion label that can use eco fabrics and take waste from these different sectors, such as fabric waste, and remake them into something that is unique and interesting. This will ultimately reduce waste to landfills and can help to increase the awareness the fashion industry has the environment.
Career history / Company history:
Londis Grocery store, weekend till assistant (2004-2005)
Working on shop floor and tills, cleaning and stock filling shelves.
Brantano Footwear, (sales assistant)
Trained to fit children shoes also selling extra shoe products and opening accounts (2005-2006)
Outfit, (sales assistant) 4-5 years work top level till supervisor with admin and banking procedures. Trained in customer service, selling accounts, managing shop floor and till areas. Training and helping newer staff members, assisting Managers and motivating staff to achieve targets. (2006- Present)
Running own internet fashion business selling my own handmade jewellery and designs through various selling accounts like eBay, esty and PayPal (2005-present)
Work Experience (unpaid)
I grew up working in a family run grocery store as a child.
-Volunteered as a girl guide/ranger looking after younger children as part of the guide‘s Brownie association. (1999-2001)
Work experience at the Royal College of Music and Drama, Cardiff. Working in the fashion and costume department. (2005)
-Volunteered as a Student and Faculty representative for Fashion Technology and Art and Design Faculty. Meeting with faculty members to discuss issues within the Fashion Technology and art and design courses. Help new students with these specialized courses and present any problems or concerns to the head of faculty about the course from the students to aid in cooperation within art and design department. (2007-2008)
-Volunteered as a presenter on DMU University‘s radio talk show (Dec 2008- Feb 2009)
Awards for Environmental and Sustainable Fashion.
Finalist in the Graduate Fashion Week “First Word” Journalism award (2011)
Finalist in the E.V.E (Earth Versatile Environment) Award from KPC productions 2011 (ongoing)
Finalist in the Center of Sustainable Fashion’s “Unique” Fashion Award. London Collage of Fashion. 2011
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London is ok, lots and lots and lots of work. Funny enough my course place so much focus on sustainability and eco-ness literally I hear it like almost every week my "business" is at the moment not existing haven't got time to do it at all lol good luck on venturing :)