Garden Beats 2019

Sustainable Fashion

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Sustainable Fashion

Conscious Fields, 3.00 pm

How to be fashionably sustainable?
In this panel fashion experts and eco warriors address what sustainable fashion means and why it matters. Find out what you can do and how you can recycle and upcycle you favourite pieces. 

Wong Xin Yi 
H&M
Xin Yi is the Sustainability Manager for H&M Southeast Asia; appointed to drive the company’s sustainability strategy for retail within the region. Previously working with H&M’s Marketing and Communications department, Xin Yi has years of experience communicating and engaging customers in sustainability. Named one of Corporate Knight’s Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World, H&M aims to use its size and scale to lead the change towards circular and renewable fashion while being a fair and equal company.

H&M

Laura Francois
Fashion Revolution 
A community engager, storyteller and social impact strategist with over 10 years working in the impact space, Laura focus on collaboratively designing inclusive ways of making sustainable change. With a background in circular systems, sustainable design and the creative arts, she challenge others to think holistically about social change. She's also the Singapore lead for Fashion Revolution.

Fashion Revolution

Raye Padit
The Fashion Pulpit, Connected Threads Asia 
Raye's journey to bring awareness to sustainable fashion began when he realised that clothes were being thrown away as fast as they were made. As an alternative for consumers he founded The Fashion Pulpit, Singapore's first permanant clothes swapping and upcyling space. Raye, hopes that in the near future the movement will be self-sustained by all stakeholders in the fashion industry. 

Connected Threads Asia

Devonne Niam
Matter
Rooted in a curiosity for the relational parallel in connecting people and communities through digital interfaces, Devonne believes that the narration of marketing should dwell on the authenticity of storytelling. Her experience in growing up with people of various cultural backgrounds has led her to MATTER, a perfect confluence of her love for marketing and her passion for social change.

Matter