6 April 2020

Innovation in Sustainability EXHIBITION NOW ONLINE

Lightbox exhibition live online
Exhibition will be online in the gallery below, and on social media @lcbdepot

This April our programme is focusing on fashion. The industry is in the process of a radical shift away from fast fashion to a more sustainable approach to both materials and manufacturing.

The exhibition will highlight the latest designs from DMU’s School of Fashion and Textiles, Leicester-based designers & makers, and innovators in sustainable fashion, textiles & practice from across the country.

Due to Coronavirus restrictions the exhibition will now be displayed online. 
Follow #sustainablefashion@lcbdepot or see the gallery below for the latest

The final week of the exhibition will coincide with Fashion Revolution Week (20-26 April), an annual focus on ethical and sustainable fashion designed to move the industry away from fast fashion.

As part of this we’ll be hosting the following events on Instagram Live just follow @lcbdepot tune in at 7pm!

Tuesday 21st Studio Tour with Millie Fullalove
Wednesday 22nd Mask making workshop with Annatello
Thursday 23rd Zero Waste Pattern cutting workshop with Laura Dickinson
Friday 24th Sustainable fashion chat with Millie Fullalove and Posie Lingerie

#sustainablefashion Gallery

Designers Featured

Alice Potts – PerspireBio Fabrication

Elissa Brunato – Bio Iridescent Sequins

Katherine Townsend et al – Emotional Fit

Cassie Quinn – Algae Thread

Emmanuel House x NTU

Spintex – Spinning silk like spiders

Pantherella – Eco Luxe Socks

Angharad Mclaren – Darn Stylish

Leicester Based Designers

Giulia Mio Millinery. Find out her practice and her piece “Aki” here

Pebble Lowe. Find out more about her work here

Love White Rabbit. Find out more about her work here

Navneet Virk. Find out about Seasonless – A Fashion Experiment here

Jo Cope. Find out more about here work here

Mariah Esa. Find our more about her work here

DMU Student work

Fashion Textile Design A Modern Design Manifesto

Textile Design Mollie Edge

Footwear Design: Dickson AgyekumAlex Cho, Dimitri GabellierCharly Tegerdine

Fashion Buying with Design: Mollie Puzey, Abi Harris

Fashion Design: Georgia Schofield, Hannah WeahMadeleine Ryall, Xiya Wang, Charlotte Cunningham, Transformative Chair Coat Group Project, Transformative Tent Coat Group Project

Reports: Sustainability in the British Fashion Industry
Articles: Kilomet109, Impact of COVID-19

Intro to Fast Fashion Patriot Act, Last Week Tonight, The True Cost
Working Conditions: The Memory Palace, The Machinists

DMU Article