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Thursday, October 4 • 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Design Track | Ethical Startup is the New Fashion (@ WeWork Barton Springs)

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Join us for an interactive talk into the world of fashion startups. We will discuss how the process of developing Austin fashion start ups is ethical as well as how and why it is good for you and our community.

Our interactive walk through will be a curated display of collaborative installments from Austin's ethical fashion brands. Facts on fabric, aspects of our ethical production process and our social impact will prompt discussions with our experts of designers and business owners. A great networking opportunity to compare and contrast fashion start ups to start ups in other industries. We, as fashion start ups have the ability to make social change, grow small businesses in our community and help make ethical fashion more common for consumers - this will be a hands on talk on how we are making it happen and how we can expand the knowledge and need of supporting ethical fashion in Austin.


Jonnyka Borman

The Onikas
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Dina Chavez

Founder & Designer, SixChel
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Kate Davis

Collective Humanity

Emily Green

Founder and Creative Director of Emilime
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Jen Lewis

Founder & Executive Director, Purse & Clutch
I started Purse & Clutch in 2011, an ethical fashion brand working to create sustainable jobs for men and women in developing countries - starting from the raw materials and ending with you carrying the most beautiful bag in the room. She has a degree in Chemistry, a Master’s degree... Read More →
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Quinn Smith

Founder, Remnant Studios
I hand-make and sell refined porcelain jewelry with the purpose of donating profits to local and global organizations fighting human trafficking.

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We wanted to build a community. A place you join as an individual, 'me', but where you become part of a greater 'we'. A place where we're redefining success measured by personal fulfillment, not just the bottom line. Community is our catalyst.

Thursday October 4, 2018 2:15pm - 3:15pm CDT
WeWork Barton Springs 801 Barton Springs, Austin, TX 78704