1) Fash Mob at Oxford Circus & Carnaby Street
Thu, 24 April, 15:00 – 18:00
Oxford Circus & Carnaby Street, London (map
3-4:30pm Fashion Students ask shoppers if they know Who Made Your Clothes and encourage them to turn a garment #insideout and tweet to the brand or retailer
5pm Students walk from London College of Fashion to Carnaby Street via Argyll Street
5:15pm Students turn their clothes #insideout when the first arch is reached
5:30pm Students, Pants to Poverty and other sustainable brands participate in catwalk
5:50pm Students finish catwalk down Carnaby Street
2) Designer Jumble: bloggers, exhibition, celeb stylists and more
Thu, 24 April, 10:00 – 18:00
120 The Street, Westfield Stratford City, Montifichet Road, Olympic Park, London E20 1EJ (map
Guilt-free fashion at Designer Jumble Designer Jumble is hosting a series of amazing activities and events to mark Fashion Revolution Day, on 24th April, the first anniversary of the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory, to show shoppers how to continue to enjoy fashion in a humane way. Special events - Fashion blogger Susie Bubble will be dressing the windows on the day, to reflect current catwalk trends but using recycled fashion. - Designer Katie Jones, who was showcased at London Fashion Week in Feb, will be in store upcycling a vintage Jean Paul Gaultier jumpsuit in her inimitable quirky style, and taking bookings for personal workshops. - Fashion stylists Alice Wilby, Vanessa Gillingham (Vogue/Glamour/Net-a-porter), Hesther - King and others will be on hand to help shoppers find high end looks that best suit them, using only ethical or recycled fashion so you can shop guilt-free.
(Book an appointment with firstname.lastname@example.org
to ensure you get a space) - Graffiti artists Pen Pushers will be creating a special “Fashion Revolution” artwork installation live before your eyes. - Zoe Robinson from Sew It Forward – a frock-friendly initiative from The Good Wardrobe that encourages people to share their sewing, knitting and mending skills. Bring a garment in need of some TLC and find out how to keep it looking good for longer. If that wasn’t enough… - Designer Jumble will be unveiling a collection of 1000 astonishing designer pieces from one woman’s wardrobe: Hannalore Smart, widow of Circus King Billy Smart Jr, has collected iconic items by Westwood, Alaia, YSL, Chanel, Dior and more from the last three decades, including a rare Issey Miyake moulded corset, considered one of his most iconic designs. Opening times:
3) Eileen Fisher - Film Screening
Thu, 24 April, 17:00 – 20:00
Eileen Fisher. 4 Slingsby Place, St Martins Courtyard, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9AB. (map)
To celebrate Fashion Revolution Day Eileen Fisher UK are holding a store event, beginning at 5pm.
6pm Film Screening of Handprint by Livia Firth.
Handprint is a powerful short film, shot by talented Director Mary Nighy, which compels viewers to confront the origins of their clothes. The film was commissioned by Eco-Age’s Creative Director and Founder of the Green Carpet Challenge Livia Firth, who asked Mary to interpret the ethical and social issues in the fashion supply chain. Produced by Stephen Whelan and Serena Noorani at White Lodge, it was co-written with Creative Director Zoe Franklin. Model and sustainability champion Elettra Wiedemann leads this short. In light of this year’s tragedy at the Rana Plaza factory in Bangladesh, this film could not be more poignant, as it asks the consumer to be curious and consider their decisions when buying.
Drinks and canapés.
Tel. 020 7395 0550
4) Fashion Enter: Open Factory Day
Thu, 24 April, 08:00 – 17:00
The Factory Unit 14 Crusader Estate 167 Hermitage Road London N4 1LZ (map)
Awarding winning social enterprise Fashion Enter Ltd will open its factory doors to the public. Clients include M&S Best of British and asos.com as well as smaller London Fashion Week designers such as PPQ and House of Hackney. New start-up designers are also welcomed with Fashion Enters studio sampling, grading and short run production service. The Factory will be open all day from 8 am until 5 pm and a team is available to greet any attendee. The Factory also houses a Stitching Academy which has been supported by DWP and asos.com. There will be a brief presentations on the garment making process and then the advantages of making in the UK as opposed to overseas. There will then be a tour of the site followed by refreshments
You can turn up on the day but to avoid disappointment please email email@example.com or call to book your space on 020 8809 3311.
5) A Positive Spring Showcase
Thu, 24 April, 17:00 – 20:00
Positive Luxury HQ, 81 Leonard St, London EC2A 4QS Nearest tube – Old St (map
To mark Fashion Revolution Day a selection of designers from the Positive Luxury brand directory have come together for an exciting pop-up at 81 Leonard street. Come along to discover what’s new in sustainable luxury for spring/summer from Outsider, Lost Property of London, Aspiga and Lilah. The showcase coincides with Fashion Revolution Day, timed for the first year anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster. The designers will be sharing their stories - come along to find out how they produce in an ethical & sustainable way. The evening preview on the 24th April will also include short films made by From A Confined Space – a new platform that showcases sustainable designers.
6) Swap in the City
Thu, 24 April, 17:30 – 20:30
Crown Moran Hotel 142-152 Cricklewood Broadway (4 stops from Bond St) London NW2 3ED (map
Join us for an swishing party & experience fashion & wellness in stunning surroundings. SITCUK is for fashionistas who like to look good and feel good, socialise and have fun! To show your support of Fashion Revolution Day help by wearing an item of clothing inside out, photographing it and sharing it with the hashtag #insideout
Look forward to .......
Hair Seminar with Toni & Guy presented by Steve Braithwaite (VIP ticket holders)
Entertainment with magic & Illusion by Reuel Singh
Fitness Seminar courtesy of CELEBRITY fitness guru international footballer Junior Agogo www.agogofitness.co.uk
Luxury Hamper raffle prize giveaway Auction with proceeds to Caudwell Children charity
Pampering Treatments - nails, facials, hairstyling, makeovers
Experience - beauty brands
Clothes Swap with some of the most stylish closets in UK ( good quality clothes, shoes & accessories)
At SITCUK we dont just "swish" we make it a long lasting and stylish experience. Swap your fabulous clothes in style... Book your ticket (more on the door) and gather your items (min 3 - max 10) all in fantastic condition that you will be proud to pass on. Items will be placed into colour coded catogories - good quality/designer & 'super' designer. Then it's elbows at the ready as the Swish Emporium opens where you can choose items within the colour code to take home. So bring your sister, best friend and every other fabulous women you know and get ready to swish in SITCUK style! Book your ticket for a chance to win a pair of Bespoke Handmade Shoes to match your exact requirements, in the Luxury Hamper and Auction courtesy of Deeasjer Design.
7) Almost Naked Fashion Show on Carnaby Street
Thu, 24 April, 18:00 – 19:30
Carnaby Street, London, United Kingdom (map
8) Fashion Is A Circus
(Private Party - RSVP ONLY)
Thu, 24 April, 18:30 – 21:00
The Street (outdoor mall), Ground Floor, Westfield Stratford (map
Drinks, catwalk show and party to launch the sale of a very special collection of designer clothes, from the wardrobe of Hannelore Smart, widow of Circus King Billy Smart Junior. 1,500 items, spanning three decades, including rare and iconic styles by Alaia, Gaultier, Chanel, Dior, Westwood, Prada and Comme des Garcons, and a museum piece by Issey Miyake.
9) People Tree Foundation - Fair Fashion in Bangladesh
Thu, 24 April, 18:30 – 20:30
The Rag Factory 16-18 Heneage St, London E1 5LJ (map
One year on since Rana Plaza, where at least 1338 people lost their life in a factory collapse, Aminul Haque, President of the National Garment Worker's Federation (NGWF) and long term partner of People Tree discusses what fair fashion means for Bangladesh.
Join us to see unseen footage from Bangladesh, find out about the garment industry and the stories of the people that make our clothes.
Come with your clothes #insideout to ask:
‘Who Made Your Clothes?’
Safia Minney, People Tree, Amin Amirul Haque, NGWF, Caryn Franklin, Fashion Commentator & Activist, Liz Jones, Journalist, Lucy Siegle, Journalist, John Hilary, War on Want
£10 ADMISSION - The admission charge of £10 is a donation towards the National Garment Workers’ Federation
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
10) Revolutionary Panel Somerset House
Thu, 24 April, 19:30 – 21:00
Somerset House, Strand, London, United Kingdom (map
On Fashion Revolution Day, we have gathered a panel of the most important commentators who are driving the work behind this initiative, whose primary aim is to question where our clothes are made. Chaired by JP Flintoff, speakers include the founders of Fashion Revolution Day, who will provide an insider's story into what has happened on the first ever Fashion Revolution Day. A global movement they will report news on Fashion Revolution events which have taken place around the world today, from the streets of Bangladesh to Barcelona. Most importantly discussing what's changed by providing an insight into how open brands have been, have they told consumers who made their clothes? Come along to find out whether the world's biggest single call for transparency in the fashion supply chain has been answered.
JP Flintoff, Carry Somers, Orsola de Castro, Amisha Ghadiali.
11) Ethnic Fashion Revolution Day Party & Club Night
Thu, 24 April, 20:30 – Fri, 25 April, 00:00
Cuckoo Club, Swallow Street, London W1B 4EZ (map
Who made your clothes? The London Ethnic Fashion Revolution Day party will feature a showcase of ethical fashion pieces individually hand-made by London designers in London and talks on the importance of sustainability in fashion. London Fashion Designers will be on hand to talk about the ethics of the production of clothes and how it is possible to wear clothes designed and produced in the UK. Catwalk shows and talks will go from 9pm till 11pm. It is being held in conjunction with the Cuckoo Club as an after-party for Fashion Revolution Day. There will be live bands and DJs until 3.30am.
It is guestlist only, passes can be obtained online for the reduced rate of £12 at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ethical-fashion-show-for-fashion-revolution-day-tickets-10221862867 Contact:
Concessionary tickets are available for £6 at email@example.com
Press & photographer passes are available by application to firstname.lastname@example.org Details:
12) Raising for Rana Film Premiere and Fundraiser
Thu, 24 April, 20:30 – 22:30
Tuke Theatre & Herringham Hall, Regent's University, London (map
Please join us for our open screening of the new documentary 'Tears In The Fabric'. The screening will be followed by light refreshments in adjacent Herringham Hall where you will be able to view & bid on our charity auction items, find out more about the charities we work with & make donations to the cause. Please arrive in good time. More info: http://www.raisingforrana.com/#!the-event/c1tk
13) The Untold Story of Garment Workers Exhibition
Sunday, 27 Apr 2014
London Muslim Centre, Whitechapel Road, London, United Kingdom (map
14) Debate - Modern Day Slave Industry
Sun, 27 April, 18:00 – 20:30
London Muslim Centre, Whitechapel Road, London E1 1JX, United Kingdom (map
A year on from the Rana Plaza factory collapse, join us for an unprecedented debate looking at the garment industry, consumerism and ethics in Islam. Chaired by Yasmin Khatun with Orsola de Castro, Shaykh Shams Ad-duhah and Mushfique Uddin.
15) Ethical Fashion Show with Q&A Panel
Thu, 1 May, 19:00 – 21:00
St Paul's, Hammersmith W6 9PJ (map
Raising awareness for Rana Plaza, the ethical fashion collective are hosting a fashion fundraiser with a catwalk show and industry panel. With over 30 mens and womenswear brands showcasing their ethical collections, and a panel boasting Safia Minney (founder of People Tree), Ben Ramsden (founder of Pants to Poverty) and BBC One Show Presenter Lucy Siegle, the event is set to be both inspiring and informative. All proceeds will go to the Rahema Project, who help women living in difficult conditions to learn new skills and give them an opportunity to provide for their families.
£10, £7 students
You can see what we're doing for Fashion Revolution in our Access All Areas blog post