Now in its fourth year! For Ages 12-16. JUL 27 - JUL 31 10AM - 4PM.
First in a new series of monthly networking dinner event to promote discussion and create awareness about fair trade, fair wage, social responsibility, eco and ethical fashion business practices over a casual meal. Click here for more information.
Photos courtesy of Kipp Burgoyne.
Now in its third year! For Ages 12-16. JUL 28 - AUG 1 10AM - 4PM.
FFP partnered with the Green Festival in DC for their Fashionably Green Fashion Show featuring DC Designer Elizabeth St. John.
Fashion Fights Poverty, in partnership with Artisphere, concluded its second Summer Fashion Camp with a student showcase August 2, 2013. Students learned with instructors Aidah Fontenot and Kelli Morford about eco-ethical design. They created hand sewn, upcycled fashions, jewelry made with recycled materials and paper beads, created their own fabric patterns, among with fun and creative projects.
Watch this episode of Conscious Living as we experience DC's hottest feel good fashion show, Fashion Fights Poverty and get an inside look at the brilliant mind of up and coming sustainable couture designer Luis Valenzuela.
Fashion Fights Poverty, in partnership with Artisphere, concluded first Summer Fashion Camp with a student showcase August 3, 2012. The students learned about eco/ethical fashion while honing their hand sewing skills and working on fun projects. Instructors included Aidah Fontenot, Kimberly Goldson and Kiah Rhodes.
Fashion Fights Poverty Dress Responsibly Dinner Chat is a monthly networking dinner event to promote discussion and create awareness about fair trade, fair wage, social responsibility, eco and ethical fashion business practices over a casual meal.
Each month, we host dinner events at select posh restaurants throughout the Washington, DC metropolitan area and include special guest speakers from the fashion industry and non-profit sectors.
Our dinner event series serves as a leading resource of information for local consumers looking to become more socially aware and social responsible.
What your will learn at each dinner event
FFP Dress Responsibly Dinner Chat offers a unique opportunity to take action and become more socially aware of how you purchase. We are focused on developing relationships, educating and collaborating.
Join us for an education and fun dinner chat with new friends, and participate in panel style Q & A discussion.
JUNE 2015 DINNER CHAT
HOW TO IDENTIFY ECO-SUSTAINABLE OR ETHICAL FABUCICS, BRANDS, RETAILERS.
Fashion Fights Poverty (FFP) is one the largest non-profit ethical and eco fashion organizations in the United States, and the original eco fashion charity in Washington, DC. Honoring national and international designers who employ ethical practices in their design and manufacturing processes to create and sustain economic opportunity, FFP provides a forum for dialogue and awareness-building about how fashion, textiles, and design can alleviate poverty and empower communities.