Adelaide Fashion Week
Adelaide Fashion Week is about to start and we’ve checked out the programme to find out for you which are the most sustainable events to attend. From panel discussions and stylist sessions, walking tours and more, conscious fashion consumers can enjoy what’s on this year. Since sustainability is a basic responsibility that everyone needs to embrace, here’s what we’re recommending as must-sees at this years Adelaide Fashion Week.
Opshopulence x French Laundry.
Sustainable consignment store French Laundry teams up with Faye De Lanty, famous for showing us how to look like a million dollars from shopping at Good Sammies and author of book Opshopulence. Join passionate sustainability advocate and French Laundry owner, Mia Crescitelli as she talks with Faye about conscious fashion. They’ll be covering restyling tips, tricks, and fresh ideas to get the most out of thrifted fashion. With cocktails on tap, its definitely our kind of affair. It’s happening on Sunday October 22 at 2-4pm at 2/105 Gray Street, French Laundry. We’ve got our tickets already – don’t miss this one!
Exploring Slow Fashion
Take a walking tour of Adelaide’s most sustainable retail outlets. You’ll have time to check out the special offers at Adelaide’s most sustainable stores, which will also be offering surprise gifts. The tour will take in outlets in Rundle Mall, Adelaide Arcade and fashionable Rundle Street.
Included in the tour is popular thrift store Sustainable Shopping Co who will be hosting their own in-house DJ during their extended trading hours. They’ll also have an expert stylist on hand on Friday 3-5pm, who will be able to help style you up so you’ve never looked sooooooo good. No need to book!
Tours take place on Friday 20 and Saturday 21 October. Dont forget to book.
Marché de la Mode
On Sunday 22 October, Finding Nina Vintage is hosting Marché de la Mode, an “effortlessly chic Parisian style” event. Enjoy delicately crafted french pastries as you sip on a glass of bubbly. Editorial stylist Lucia Zabla will talk on upcoming fashion trends and give tips for blending vintage pieces into the modern wardrobe. Bookings essential.
Fast Fashion: Hanging By a Thread
Hanging by a Thread is a panel discussion led by Professor Angelina Russo, a designer and owner of artisanal enterprise Fleurieu Made. Sparking conversations about the opportunities for embracing localised, small-scale manufacturing, the discussion will also consider environmental challenges of global fashion supply chains. Panellists include Professor Alice Payne, Dr. Maryam Masoum, Professor Susan Luckman, Claire Kneller, and Lucy McNaught of Kangaroo Island Wool. It’s happening on Friday 20 October at the Playford Hotel, 3-5pm. Discounts are available for students.
See the whole programme.
AFW 2023 runs from Friday 20 October to Sunday 22 October.
Featured Image is of the team at the Sustainable Clothing Co
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