SeanChron | Eco Fashion Week - Fall 2016


Eco Fashion Week made its first appearance in Seattle and I was SO excited to be a part of the inaugural year. I was one of the Collective Conversation speakers at the 2016 spring Eco Fashion Week in Vancouver and was over-the-top inspired by both the shows that I attended and the Collective Conversation panels.

Here are some photos of me and some fabulous people from the media wall this year...
Photos from 2016 Seattle Eco Fashion Week. L to R, with Eco Fashion Week Producer, Nancy Bouchard; with just a few of the production team; with Eco Fashion Week Founder, Myriam Laroche. Images credit: Dominic Arenas.

This year was even more inspiring as last year. I posted a few photos below, you'll see I made a couple small purchases...bow ties from Radley Raven that specializes in creating gentlemen's accessories, handmade in Seattle from rare vintage fabrics.


Below are photos from the Eco Fashion Week Staff of the Collective Conversation panels, perhaps the most important part of the week.


Panelists included:


SESSION 1 | INNOVATION AND SOLUTIONS
  • Karim Lessard, Chief of Staff, EVRNU
  • Ruth True, Founder, Nube9
  • Kelsey Halling, Director of Impact, Thread
  • Kathy Hattori, Founder and President, Botanical Colors
  • Moderated by Alison Morrow, Reporter, King 5
SESSION 2 | THREADING SUSTAINABILITY AWARENESS
  • Nancy Judd, Owner, Recycle Runway
  • Erin Nelson, Co-director, Seattle Made
  • Kerri Ulloa, Green Eileen
  • Kevin Myette, Director, North America, Bluesign Technologies
  • Moderated by Eve Andrews, Grist
SESSION 3 | VALUE VILLAGE RETHINK REUSE:
  • Introducing the Value Village Rethink Reuse Panel, Ken Alterman, President & CEO, Savers/Value Village.
  • Liz Fikejs, Senior Conservation Program Manager, Resource Conservation, Seattle Public Utilities (Threadcycle program)
  • Eric Stubin, President of SMARTs Board of Directors
  • Denise Small, Senior Director of Marketing & Business Development, Northwest Center
  • Moderated by Tony Shumpert, Vice President of Recycling and Reuse, Savers/Value Village

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