Fashion District Festival showcases sustainability

11:58 AM September 23, 2021

A five-working day celebration of fashion sustainability and innovation is underway in and about Stratford.

The Fashion District Pageant presents purchasers, commence-ups and rising expertise the chance to obtain, learn and community with pop-up outlets, styling periods, a vintage market place, designer showcases, palms-on workshops, gatherings and installations.

The competition, which operates until finally Sunday, September 26, is curated by the Vogue District – an organisation doing work to assistance fashion firms across 5 boroughs in east and north London.

Fashion District Festival model

A design, styled by Ellie Witt, carrying a dress by Simone Rocha for H&M, boots by Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini and jacket by Longshaw Ward.

– Credit score: Ryan Sarandjola

Fashion District founder Helen Lax explained: “Newham is dwelling to a whole host of fashion companies, some with a extended-seated record in the region.

“With the imminent arrival of the studio campus at The Trampery Fish Island Village, manner is not only a community organization driver, but also a point of expression and creativeness for lots of nearby persons, which is why we designed Trend District.

“Now there is a movement inside the manner field that is on a aware and determined journey to build a widespread, sluggish vogue economy that respects our earth, our persons and, at the very same time, reflects the splendor of deep-rooted cultures and expresses our individuality.”

In a pop-up shop in Westfield Stratford Metropolis, which is open up until finally Oct 3, folks can buy unbiased and nearby, upcycled designer or pre-liked items.

People can assist the circular style motion and be a part of peer-to-peer marketplaces to rent outfits, promote childrenswear or make the most of their wardrobe.

Organisers say the Trend District Competition aims to: aid get started-ups and rising talent in the market supply a system for sharing b2b and purchaser strategies and encourage Stratford and destinations within just the district as a local community-led hub for trend and innovation.

Fashion District Festival promo

A product putting on a costume by Daniel Pascal Tanner.

– Credit: Ryan Sarandjola

It also seeks to engage the neighborhood and consumers with a varied programme of interactive activities and draw upon and continue to build on the vibrancy and creativeness of an east London audience. 

The festival is supported by London College of Trend, UAL, Westfield Stratford, The British Council, Lendlease, The Trampery, Get Residing, Upcoming Town, D&D, L’Oreal, and The Stratford Lodge. 

Go to kingdom/competition/ for much more details and a entire programme of situations. 

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