Be Curious, Find Out, Do Something: Searching for a Fashion Revolution

  • Carry Somers Fashion Revolution CIC
  • Mónica Mendoza Centro de diseño, cine y televisión

Resumen

Fashion Revolution seeks to educate consumers, brands, and producers about some of the fashion industry’s harmful environmental and social effects. This dialogue reveals the origins of this international organization and the Fashion Transparency Index, a tool to measure brands’ impact as well as to track progress and improvements.

Biografía del autor/a

Carry Somers, Fashion Revolution CIC

BA in Languages and European Studies from Westminster College, Oxford, and an MA in Native American Studies from the University of Essex. Founder of Fashion Revolution, the largest global fashion activism movement. Her brand Pachacuti pioneered radical supply chain transparency, mapping the GPS coordinates of each stage of the production process. Her collections were shown at London, Paris, and Milan Fashion Week and sold in some of the world’s foremost luxury stores. Carry has contributed to several books and publications and won numerous awards for her work.

Mónica Mendoza, Centro de diseño, cine y televisión

BA in Textile Design from the Universidad Iberoamericana (Puebla Campus), and MA in Fashion Communication & Styling from IED Moda Lab Milan. Chair of Textile and Fashion Design at CENTRO since 2015. In Milan she worked with Marni, Fendi, Dolce & Gabbana and Gianfranco Ferrè at various events, and later joined the PR team of Calvin Klein Inc. In Mexico she was director of design, development and preproduction for Chedraui Textil. Advisor for design and product development (textiles and handcrafts) for various social enterprises in Mexico and in the United States.

Cómo citar
Somers, C., & Mendoza, M. (1). Be Curious, Find Out, Do Something: Searching for a Fashion Revolution. Economía Creativa, 102-111. Recuperado a partir de http://ciecpress.centro.edu.mx/ojs/index.php/CentroTI/article/view/407
Sección
Conversaciones: las mentes creativas y los problemas de hoy