IN BRIEF: All the fashion events in April you need to know about!

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By Naomi Bray | @naomicharl

Sub-edited by Jasmine Wing | @jasminenatashaw

Section Editor – Zahida Khan

Breathe News brings you #InBrief all you need to know about fashion events happening near you and around the world.

What: FASHION REVOLUTION WEEK
Where: Various Locations
When: 22nd-28th April
Website: https://www.fashionrevolution.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fashionrevolution.org
Twitter: @Fash_Rev
Instagram: @fash_rev

Description: One of the biggest events everyone in fashion will be talking about this month is Fashion Revolution Week, an annual event now in its 6th anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, a disaster causing 1,138 deaths and injuring many more. The week is filled with events supporting Fashion Revolution & its mission to demand greater transparency in the supply chain. Check out the ‘Events’ section on their website to see the full list of what’s happening across the UK;

here are just a few examples of what’s on offer:

April 23rd, Exeter – Capsule Wardrobe Workshop / https://bit.ly/2YrwAhP

April 24th, London – The Future of Fair Fashion / https://bit.ly/2TFBrbp

April 25th, Brighton – Revival Collective Pop-Up / https://bit.ly/2TLduje

April 25th, Edinburgh – National Museum Scotland – Eco-Sustainable Design / https://bit.ly/2FG31S1

April 26th, London – Fashion Revolution Show & After Party / https://bit.ly/2HVELwZ

April 27th, London – Ethical Brands for Fashion Revolution / https://bit.ly/2Ovd5Al

Hashtag: #FashionRevolution #WhoMadeMyClothes?

What: MAKE FASHION CIRCULAR – A REVOLUTION FOR GOOD!
Where: Brighton, UK
When: 3rd April
Website: https://www.fashionrevolution.org/event/make-fashion-circular-a-revolution-for-good/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/619114778522484/
Twitter: @Fash_Rev
Instagram: @fash_rev
Description: As the first Fashion Revolution event of 2019, Make Fashion Circular is organised by ethical sports & swimwear company RubyMoon alongside The Revival Collective & Slow RePurpose. The evening consists of speakers giving practical examples of innovation in clothing from materials to business models, and the best alternatives to fast fashion. Ending the event is a Spring Clothes Swap & Upcycle, where visitors can select pieces to upcycle and repurposing them into something unique. Best of all, it’s free!

Hashtag: #FashionRevolution #WhoMadeMyClothes?

What: CFE Manufacturers Trade Show
Where: London, UK
When: 3rd April
Website: https://fashion-enterprise.com/events/cfe-manufacturers-trade-show-fashtech-meetup
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/centreforfashionenterprise
Twitter: @CFE_London
Instagram: @cfe_london
Description: The Centre for Fashion Enterprise will hold both its Tradeshow and FashTech Meetup this April – a day-long event focused on design & manufacturing for fashion & ‘fashtech’ businesses. With a sourcing show offering an array of exhibitors for fashion professionals to discover & connect with, a panel discussion on how technology will impact the future of fashion production, followed by a networking event to finish the night, this free event gives visitors a chance to learn, discover and be inspired.

Hashtag: #CFETradeshow

What: TEXTILE IN MOTION: FASHION CATWALK SHOW & PARTY
Where: Wiltshire, UK
When: 26th April
Website: https://messumswiltshire.com/event-fashion-catwalk-show/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MessumsWiltshire/
Twitter: @messumsthebarn
Instagram: @messumswiltshire
Description: A celebration of fashion as art, the Textile In Motion catwalk show culminates the gallery’s exhibition, ‘Material: Textile’. With collections from three innovative fashion designers and a chance to mingle with them and other visitors at the after-party, the show kicks off the gallery’s ‘Common Threads’ weekend, devoted to future fabrics & sustainability.

Hashtag: #messumswiltshire

What: PEBBLEFEST
Where: London, UK
When: 27th April
Website: https://pebblemag.com/pebblefest
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pebblemagazine/
Twitter: @PebbleMagazine
Instagram: @pebblemagazine
Description: Pegged as ‘2019’s most stylish eco-festival in London’, Pebble Magazine will host an inspiring & exciting event filled with debates, talks, speakers and workshops, alongside ethical fashion, plastic-free living, and zero-waste skincare. Topped off with live music & DJs, vegan food, and sustainable cocktails, this event has it all.

Hashtag: #pebblesmakeripples #everydayactivism

Other events & shows in the UK:

April 6th, Glasgow – Glasgow’s Vintage & Street Food Market / https://bit.ly/2uz4X8Q
April 7th, Newcastle – Newcastle’s Vintage & Street Food Market / https://bit.ly/2FGl4rf
April 7th, London – Spring Fair – Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair / https://bit.ly/1gEUck3

April 14th, London – Frock Me Vintage Fair / https://bit.ly/1FMo526

April 14th, Cheshire – The Vintage Village / https://bit.ly/2UZl1fu

April 30th, London – Sustainable & Ethical Fashion Network Event / https://bit.ly/2FIODbS

Events around the world:

April 2nd & 3rd, Sydney – Raw Assembly Sustainable Tradeshow

April 3rd & 4th, Paris – Made in France Première Vision

April 9th & 10th, New York – Première Vision New York: Designs

April 23rd-26th, Barcelona – Valmont Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week

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