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My Fashion Path: Re-Clothing the Future Conference

Date: Friday 12 November 2021 
Location: Sir Alex Ferguson Library
Cowcaddens Road
Glasgow
G4 0BA

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Sustainable Fashion conference, gathering Scotland's young people & business to highlight career opportunities within the fashion industry 

Join on the final day of COP26 for the Sustainable Fashion Festival: Re-Clothing the Future Conference, hosted by award winning Scottish stand-up comedienne Anna Devitt.

Gathering school pupils, students & young people, sustainable fashion business and policymakers together to empower young people to shape the future of the fashion industry. Showcasing Scotland’s sustainable fashion industry and highlighting the career opportunities within the fashion and manufacturing industries.

A chance to make connections for future action and jobs while also understanding how sustainable fashion is fighting back against fast fashion and its impact on the climate emergency.

Featuring:

  • Sustainable Fashion clothing showcase
  • Business networking with Scotland's sustainable fashion businesses
  • Live upcycling and clothing repair workshops with Serena Baker, winner of the 2021 Great British Sewing Bee
  • Keynote speakers including Jane Shepherdson CBE, with over 20 years in the fashion industry ranging from Topshop, Whistles and rental firm My Wardrobe HQ
  • Careers fair & graduate insights
  • Clothing swap shop
  • Live musical on the impact of fast fashion
  • Premiere screening of Waterbear's ReDress the Future series Episode 3

Times & Audiences

  • Morning | Secondary school pupils S1-S6 & Business| 10:00-12:30
  • Afternoon | Further & Higher Education , Young People & Business | 13:45-16:15
  • Evening | Glasgow Chamber of Commerce Business Reception | 17:00-19:00

Delivered by My Climate Path, Developing the Young Workforce's COP26 Education legacy project, in partnership with  ACS Clothing, ApparelXchange, Circular Glasgow, City of Glasgow College, Comedy & Confidence, Glasgow Caledonian University, Marie Curie, Repair What You Wear, SHRUB Coop, Sustainable Fashion Scotland and Zero Waste Scotland.

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