Fashion Angel and Bourgeois Boheme are delighted to invite you to The Pineapple Room* for a talk on
The Future of Textile Innovation in Fashion, as part of Fashion Revolution Week.
Known in fashion circles as the “fourth industrial revolution”, new developments across the physical, digital, and biological worlds are creating sustainable solutions for the fashion & textile industries.
Bourgeois Boheme has been at the forefront in creating dynamic footwear collections utilising ground-breaking material innovations including cork, pineapple fibre Piñatex, natural slate stone and seed-based material – all from food-free crops.
On the panel, we’ll be joined by Alicia Lai, Founder of Bourgeois Boheme, Dr Carmen Hijosa, inventor of Piñatex(TM) and Vivienne Austin, Fashion Consultant and Innovator.
Chaired by Fashion Angel founder Alison Lewy MBE, the panel will be discussing the recent textile innovations, and how these are likely to influence the future of fashion.
6.30pm – Arrive & Drinks
7.00pm – Panel Discussion
7.30pm – Networking
This talk is a must for anyone interested in finding out about the latest technical innovations and how they can help brands create desirable products, whilst building a more sustainable business, that’s kinder to the planet.
As usual there will be plenty of opportunity to ask questions and to network with the speakers, Business Club members, and the Fashion Angel team.
BOOK NOW – places strictly limited and must be booked in advance.
Alicia Lai, Founder and Creative Drector of ethical and vegan footwear brand, Bourgeouis Boheme.
Dr Carmen Hijosa, inventor of Piñatex(TM).
Vivienne Austin, Fashion industry consultant, innovator and recent graduate of the Fashion Futures programme. She’s particularly interested in the interface between fashion,science, technology and the environment.
Alison Lewy MBE, Fashion Industry Expert, author and founder of Fashion Angel.
*The Pineapple Room at Truman Brewery in Shoreditch, East London will be held for a week from April 24th – 30th 2017, coinciding with Fashion Revolution Week. Come and explore the material Piñatex and its journey from experiment to fashion with Bourgeois Boheme and Piñatex™ inventors Ananas Anam.