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Can Fashion Be Sustainable?

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Cotton fabric with label saying '100% recycled fabric.' (Firn via Getty Images)

Fashion is self-expression. It’s art. It’s also responsible for between 8 and 9 percent of planet-warming emissions. But it doesn’t have to be. We’ll talk about the fashion industry’s troubled relationship to labor, climate, and human rights issues – and spotlight companies creating sustainable alternatives. Plus, our panel of mending, thrifting and styling experts will share practical tips so that you can be chic… and climate-conscious!


Ayesha Barenblat, founder and CEO, Remake

Kara Fabella, stylist and founder, The Flipp Side

Hayley Colette, educator, WorkshopSF

James Reinhart, cofounder and CEO, ThredUp


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