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Fashion Night Out

April 26, 2017 @ 5:45 pm - 9:00 pm

CFT and Columbia College Fair Trade organization are co-hosting an ethical fashion show featuring fair trade vendors, local ethical fashion brands, and ┬ásustainable fashion student work. Before the fashion show, the public is open to socialize and sip on some fair trade wine, bites, and shop from our ethical fashion pop-up shop. After the fashion show there will be a panel discussion featuring ethical fashion super stars including Robert McMillan of Dearborn Denim & Apparel who are changing the game in Chicago manufacturing. Our awesome keynote speaker Kelsey Timmerman, author of “Where am I Wearing?” will be rounding out this action-packed night by discussing his revolutionary book on his own personal journey dealing with the harmful effects of the globalization of fashion.

“An enlightening and thought-provoking speaker, Timmerman is passionate about educated consumers, enouraging them to think globally and act locally. Putting a face on globalization, he provokes others to check their tags and think about where their clothing came from.”


5:45-6:30pm: guests are welcome to socialize, have Fair Trade wine and bites, and shop from pop-up shop vendors
6:30pm: fashion show will begin
7:30pm: panel discussion featuring key note speaker Kelsey Timmerman


April 26, 2017
5:45 pm - 9:00 pm


Chicago Fair Trade
Mata Traders


Columbia College
618 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
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