Our Future Fabrics Expo returns on 24-25 January 2019 for its greatest showcase yet!
The Sustainable Angle’s Future Fabrics Expo is the largest dedicated showcase of sustainable materials for the fashion and textile industry in Europe.The expo features thousands of commercially-available fabrics and materials from suppliers who are offering innovative solutions with a lower environmental footprint.
Our biggest-ever edition will be in a new venue of 22,000 sq ft at Victoria House in London, WC1.
Opening Hours: Thursday & Friday, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Location Details: Victoria House Basement
Bloomsbury Square, Southampton Row
London, WC1B 4DA Nearest tube station: Holborn station, Central line.
Future Fabrics Expo is a platform to:
Discover more sustainable textiles and innovations that are responsibly produced, traceable, and with a lower environmental footprint;
Learn more about the efforts of global textile mills who aim to design, manufacture, and function more sustainably;
Enable informed sourcing solutions by providing educational background information and research;
Extend networks in the fashion and textile industries.
At 2019 Future Fabrics Expo, we invite you to:
Source from thousandsof textiles and materials each labelled with sustainability information, environmental certification details, and contact details of suppliers
Join our popular seminar programme (see list of speakers below)
Visit dedicated presentation spaces for our sponsors and core-exhibitors
Explore the Innovation Hub, featuring emerging materials and technologies includes an exclusive collaboration with Fashion for Good’s Plug and Play Accelerator Programme
Learn more about current major trends and environmental issues with our informative educational materials displayed throughout the showcase
Discover manufacturers and globally recognised certifiers
Experience our sustainable fashion brands showcase featuring their supply chain stories, from materials sourcing to product realisation
Our annual Seminar Programme features panel discussions and presentations with key thought leaders, innovators, industry insiders, textiles producers and designers. This year’s guests speakers include:
24th January 2019 :
Dilys Williams, Centre for Sustainable Fashion
Krishna Manda, Lenzing Group
Besim Özek, Director of Bossa Denim and Hideaki Nakano, Chief Clerk of Toyoshima
Matthew Drinkwater, Centre for Fashion Enterprise, Fashion Innovation Agency in conversation with Emma Scarf Fashion for Good- Plug and Play Accelerator
Orsola de Castro, Fashion Revolutionin conversation with Claire Bergkamp,Stella McCartney
Edwina Ehrman,Victora & Albert Museum’s Fashioned From Nature in conversation withBen Gleisner, Connecting Good (CoGo) and Conscious Consumer Guide
25th January 2019:
Lukas Fuchs, Ellen MacArthur Foundation followed by a conversation with Sergi Massip,Hallotex, on circular fashion in practice from the perspective of a supplier
Michael Kininmonth, Lenzing Group on the microplastics problem in fashion
Panel discussion about the realities of producing materials in China: Shokay, Profits Fund and Advance Denim
Tiziano Guardini in conversation with Arizona Muse
Core Exhibitor innovations panel: Nova KaeruandBST
Amanda Johnston, Curator of FFE, giving a presentation lecture to students
Speakers and panel discussions will be introduced by Arizona Muse, model and sustainability campaigner and Bel Jacobs, ethical fashion journalist and former fashion editor for Metro.
Stay tuned for more updates and speakers in the upcoming weeks, or follow us on Twitter for the latest news.
Thousands of curated materials in the Future Fabrics Expo are surrounded by dedicated presentation spaces of our sponsors and core exhibitors: