Be Curious. Find Out. Do Something
A roundtable discussion in association with Fashion Revolution, The Right Project and Curious Minds Club exploring how a new way of seeing can positively shape the future of sustainability and style. Speakers include Orsola De Castro (Founder of Fashion Revolution), Anna Murray (co-founder of PATTERNITY), Jessica Brinton (Sunday Times Style), Alex Nobel (Designer and Artist) with more to be announced.
Orsola de Castro co-founded Fashon Revolution with the idea that the fashion industry needs the insure its people as well as the environment are valued, fostering creativity and profits in equal measure. They've marked the 24th of April, Fashion Revolution Day, aiming to bring everyone in the fashion value chain together to help raise awareness of the true cost of fashion, show the world that change is possible, and celebrate all those involved in creating a more sustainable future.
Patternity co-founder Anna Murray is a visual and theoretical explorer / Co-Founder of cult pattern organisation PATTERNITY. With a background in photography, creative strategy and art direction within the fashion, luxury and advertising industries. Passionate about both the visual and the unseen patterns that connect and unite us all, Anna is driven by the core belief that a shared awareness of pattern can have positive and wide reaching results.
The Right Project
The Right Project is a brand and talent management consultancy founded by ethical pioneer Roxanne Houshmand. Specifically set up to commercialise opportunities and help 'good' businesses deal with the modern challenges of the clothing, textile and fashion industry. With a focus on responsible and sustainable sourcing, design, product development and distribution The Right Project believes in connecting, supporting and developing both projects and the people behind them.
Jessica Brinton began her career at Vogue in Paris, and has also lived in Sydney, where she worked at Australian Harper’s Bazaar, and in New York, where she spent time at US Harper’s Bazaar and Nylon. For five years, she was features editor of the Sunday Times Style section, and wrote the column, People Like Them, and still writes regularly for the magazine. She was the founding editor of The Esthetica Review, a collaboration between the sustainable fashion intiative Esthetica and the British Fashion Council, and is a contributing editor at Amuse.co, the new luxury portal from Vice/iD as well as our very own editor at large.
Alex established himself as an accomplished artist and fashion designer he has collaborated with everyone from MTV, Cirque Du Soleil, Diesel to Redbull. Noble’s fashion career began in the music industry and to this day it is a continued relationship, he was first picked up by the likes of Nicola Formichetti for VOGUE and Dazed & Confused, which took him to work with mega stars like Lady Gaga and Florence Welch and for super brands like Thierry Mugler and Diesel creating couture pieces for stage, music videos and advertising campaigns. Leading him to produce three collections for London fashion week and a limited edition line for Selfridges. His strong visual aesthetic and ability to work in 2d and 3d have seen him invited to illustrate fashion stories and cover imagery for varied publications and exhibit internationally.