Convened in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Partnerships and in partnership with the Conscious Fashion Campaign, Fashinnovation will be hosting a 2 Day Worldwide Summit (100% online), which will take place on April 20th & 21st, 2020 kicking off Fashion Revolution Week while encompassing the messaging of “Fashion Is to LOVE”. Virtual Unity, Real Action, One Heart.
Confirmed speakers include Diane Von Furstenberg, Susan Rockefeller, Mara Hoffman, Oskar Metsavaht: Founder of Osklen, Burak Cakmak: Dean of Fashion at Parsons School of Design, Giulio Bonazzi: President of Aquafil, Carry Somers: Founder of Fashion Revolution, Katia Beauchamp: Co-Founder of Birchbox, Javier Goyeneche: Founder of Ecoalf and Eva Kruse: Founder of the Global Fashion Agenda.
“We believe that the fashion industry globally is in need of inspirational and positive messaging at this time,” says Jordana Guimaraes at Fashinnovation “Now more than ever, by uniting the leaders in the industry to inspire via various topics, will give the lifeline & hope in which start-ups, scale-ups, fashion designers, entrepreneurs need to survive and the established to thrive!”.
Other institutional partners include IEC Partners, Parsons School of Design, LIM College and Paraiso Miami Swim Week.
The summit will promote the concept of solidarity, respect, innovation, and collaboration to address the COVID-19 impact as well as showcase solutions the fashion, beauty & lifestyle industries have adopted to mitigate the impact of the pandemics, as well as examine the longer-term support for the Sustainable Development Goals.
“We must all join forces and take action, in order to stand up against a common enemy,” says Marcelo Guimaraes at Fashinnovation “though we are being forced to remain physically distant, we have never been closer to one another as we are today mentally & emotionally – these are the strengths that will aid in getting through this in unity and strength”.
For more visit https://fashinnovation.nyc/worldwide-talks-2020/