Rebecca Minkoff to talk at sustainable fashion event

brett mathews | 6th September 2018

LOS ANGELES – Rebecca Minkoff, cofounder and creative director of the namesake exclusive designer brand, has been announced as one of the speakers at ReMode, a welcome new event on the sustainable fashion circuit. The event organisers have curated more than 75 exclusive sessions designed to “equip fashion professionals with a strong action plan for an omni-channel growth strategy executed in a responsible and sustainable way.” The event will take place November 13 and 14 at the Los Angeles Convention Centre.

As well as Minkoff, ReMode has secured a highly impressive set of speakers. These include Anna Gedda, head of sustainability at H&M, Arti Zeighami, Erik Bang, innovation lead at the H&M Foundation, Jennifer Silberman, vice president of corporate responsibility at Target Corp, Nina Farran, founder and chief executive officer at Fashionkind, David Breslauer, chief scientific officer and cofounder at Bolt Threads, Amy Hall, director of social consciousness at Eileen Fisher and Paul Dillinger, head of global product innovation at Levi Strauss & Co

A ReMode statement said the conference will be structured into four separate but connected pillars that focus on different aspects of fashion innovation, these being ReMarket, ReMake, ReInvest and ReThink.

Session topics include building a sustainable brand, funding direct-to-consumer brands, wholesales strategies, on-demand manufacturing, sustainable sourcing and the role of venture capital in early-stage fashion brands, among other themes.

Find out more at www.remode.com

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