Brown Sugar Better Fashion Week will take place at No. 6 Castle Market Street, D.2 from the 25th – 29th April. This will highlight the issue of sustainable fashion through a series of pop-up shops, exhibitions, installations, events & industry talks with fashion heavy weights like Artist/Designer Helen Steele, and ethical fashion writers Lucy Seigle and Dr. Kate Fletcher also taking part.
Katharine Hamnett, Constance Harris, Deirdre McQuilan, Sonya Lennon, Simone Rocha, Una Burke, Eilis Boyle, Joanne Hynds, Helen Steele, Andrea Cruz, RHLS NYC, Language creative design agency, Oxfam, Edun, Head of CSR at H&M, Mike Barry Head of Sustainable Business at M&S, Izzy Lane, Clean Clothes Campaign, Fair Trade Ireland, Festival of World Cultures, Castlepalooza Music & Arts Festival & Electric
Brown Sugar Better Fashion Week – April 23rd – 29th. EARLY BIRD TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE – Entry into all events, talks, mentoring, films screenings and shows for just €55!
The Line Up:
Lucy Siegle – The Observer’s magazine & Author of To Die For – Is Fashion Wearing out the World?
Better Fashion Industry Symposium with the Sunday Independent’s Constance Harris
Fashion Mentoring with a stellar line up of the best of the Irish fashion Industry
Future Textile discussions with UCD Smart Lab
An evening with Dr. Kate Fletcher; Author of Sustainable Fashion and Textiles; design stories
Local Wisdom Photoshoot with Dr. Kate Fletcher
Live Hair instillations from your’s truly, Brown Sugar
Irish Premier of Bill Cunnighan’s New York by Richard Press – The amazing life of legendary street photographer Bill Cunningham.
The Art of Fashion with HELEN STEELE
Irish Premier of Bitter Seeds – the true story of cotton – by Micha Peled followed by panel discussion with the Irish Clean Clothes Campaign
RTE’s HANDS (Textile Focus) in collaboration with the IRISH DESIGN SHOP
……. and much more