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.
Presented in partnership with Artisphere, resident organization, Fashion Fights Poverty, will teach student participants the ins and outs of the fashion industry, eco-ethical design and social responsibility.
The University of Maryland, College Park Filipino Cultural Association, Chinese Student Association and the Korean Student Association recently held their annual FACES Fashion Show with FFP as the beneficiary.
Fashion Fights Poverty participated in the Give to the Max Day 11/9 on Razoo. Razoo is a movement of people who want to make generosity a part of everyday life. Become a fan! Help fundraise! Donate!
Dates: July 29, 2013 – August 2, 2013
Presented in partnership with Artisphere resident organization Fashion Fights Poverty, learn the ins and outs of the fashion industry and eco-ethical design. Students will engage in creative activities to boost their self esteem and introduce them to fashion related skills such as styling, design, pattern making, sewing, and production, among others. Learning sessions will provide a variety of opportunities for the participants to be energized and creative through active play, hands-on projects, guest speakers, on-site mentoring, and social responsibility workshops. The camp concludes with project presentations showcasing the participant’s progress.
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.