Join Style412 in the Fashion Revolution

 

Join Style412 in participating in a global movement, Fashion Revolution (April 22 - 28), which calls for greater transparency, sustainability and ethics in the fashion industry.

During this week, Style412 will highlight local brands who align with this mission, calling for the Pittsburgh fashion community to also stop and ask #whomademyclothes?

 
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Why?

As consumers and members within the second largest polluting industry in the world, it is our responsibility to create a better path forward — igniting a revolution to radically change the way our clothes are sourced, produced and purchased.

On April 24th, 2013, the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh collapsed. 1,138 people died and another 2,500 were injured, making it the fourth largest industrial disaster in history. Today, both people and the environment continue to suffer as a result of the way fashion is made, sourced and consumed.

 
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Demand Transparency.

We believe that more transparency, which demands greater accountability, is the first step towards positive change.

During this week, we encourage all to take a selfie showing your label asking the brand #whomademyclothes.

 
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Shop Responsibly.

In Pittsburgh, we are so proud to highlight a growing list of eco-friendly brands who take measures to practice sustainability. By supporting brands who are working sustainably, we are not only applauding their actions, but doing our part to demand positive change as a consumer.

Designers & Brands:

Edie Company

Kiya Tomlin

Knotzland

Moop

Richard Saenz

Thread

Vintage:

Basil Official

Dead Byrd Vintage

Highway Robbery Vintage

Ruhling Woven

Three Pigs Vintage


Events:

FRIDAY APRIL 26

Vestis Happy Hour

Shop eco-friendly brands like Jungmaven, made from 100% hemp and built on a mission of sustainable practices, while sipping and saying hello to the weekend.

SATURDAY APRIL 27

Show & Sell : A Pop-Up Market by Handmade Arcade

Shop first-time Handmade Arcade vendors, many who are just starting out, along with emerging artists and new designers to watch in the local craft and maker community. There will also be on-site food and beverage trucks as well as free hands-on activities led by the Pittsburgh Zine Fair and Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse.

We can all be fashion revolutionaries. As members of the fashion industry AND citizens of the world, this week calls on all of us to BE CURIOUS. FIND OUT. DO SOMETHING. To learn more about Fashion Revolution, and how you can take further action, visit:

https://www.fashionrevolution.org

Elysia Newman