Partnering with Africa Fashion Week London, Sustainable Fashion Week NY promises a 6-day event that will showcase collections each night from emerging and established sustainable designers and vintage collectors. The platform will also host a virtual product lounge, speakers and an a visual exhibition on what is sustainable fashion and why it is the future of fashion.
Five African and African-inspired designers will showcase their sustainable brands plus a special feature on the indigenous textile production in Nigeria. Each brand is unique in its approach to ethical clothing production.
The virtual show will run on YouTube from 11-16th September with African Fashion Week London’s showcase being on 15th September .
Who are Sustainable Fashion Week NYRick Davy has successfully run Fashion Week Brooklyn for over 14 years as a product of Davy’s BK Style Foundation. BK Style Foundation is a nonprofit that focuses on building fashion entrepreneurship in the low income community.
Bridgett Artise is the owner, author and designer of Born Again Vintage which has pioneered Upcycled Fashion into the fashion world since early 2000s. She created one of the first sustainable classes at Fashion Institute of Technology NY and has been dubbed Vintage Expert by NY Times