The 8th Future Fabrics Expo is only 2 days away!

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Only two days away!
The Sustainable Angle’s 8th Future Fabrics Expo
24th – 25th January 2019
9 am – 6 pm

It’s finally here! This week, our Future Fabrics Expo will be unveiling the largest dedicated showcase of commercially-available fabrics and materials with a lower environmental footprint. Join our expo to discover innovative and sustainable solutions for fashion, as we highlight the whole journey from fibre to garment. 

The 8th Future Fabrics Expo will be displaying thousands of fabrics and materials at a new venue of 22,000 sq ft:

Victoria House Basement
Bloomsbury Square, entrance Southampton Row
London, WC1B 4DA
Nearest tube station: Holborn station, Central line.

 

Register for your ticket today, and keep scrolling below to get a preview of all our Future Fabrics Expo highlights!

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For the first time, the 8th Future Fabrics Expo will be featuring two curated areas dedicated to fashion brands who are integrating sustainability at the core of their businesses:

Supported by Lenzing Group:
Mara Hoffman / Chen Wen / Armedangels / Giray Sepin / Rajesh Pratap Singh / Soster Studio

Curated by Arizona Muse x RCM Studio:
Bethany Williams / Tiziano Guardini / Patrick McDowell / Swedish Stockings / Mother of Pearl / Maggie Marilyn / Kitx / Aiayu

8th Future Fabrics Expo seminar series in partnership with G-Star RAW:

Our popular seminar programme will run alongside the expo throughout both days, featuring speakers from some of the most influential organisations in sustainable textiles and fashion. Speakers and panel discussions will be introduced by Clare Press, presenter of the Wardrobe Crisis podcast and Australian VOGUE’s Sustainability Editor-at-Large, Arizona Muse, model and sustainability campaigner, and Bel Jacobs, ethical fashion journalist and former fashion editor for Metro.

 

VIEW THE FULL SEMINAR PROGRAMME HERE

 Follow us on Twitter and Instagram for live updates of our seminar series.

 

The thousands of materials on show at the #FutureFabricsExpo represent true alternatives to conventional fabrics. Discover materials such as:

• Biodegradable Tencel™
• Recycled wool
• Low-impact leather 
• Eco responsible viscose 
• Organic cotton
• Sustainable denims 
• Vegan leather
• Recycled pre/post-consumer textiles
• Low impact linen, hemp and silks
….and more!

 

From biodegradable sequins and “leather” skins made from grapes, to software and apps offering sustainable solutions in the fashion industry — these are the few examples of the next-generation innovations featured in the Innovation Hub that have great potential to reshape the fashion industry:
 
Explore the Innovation Hub:
• Materials made from agricultural food waste
• Mycelium mushroom textiles
• FSC-certified flexible wood veneers for accessories
• Engineered spider silk
• Fibres from banana trees
• Brazilian plant leaf for vegan fashion
• Biodegradable dye pigments produced from bacteria 
• Recycled leather from gloves…and more
 
 
The Future Fabrics Expo will be surrounded by dedicated presentation spaces of our sponsors, core-exhibitors and manufacturers: 
 
SPONSORS
CORE EXHIBITORS
 
MANUFACTURERS
 
 
 

We’re very excited about our collaboration with Holition for the 8th Future Fabrics Expo to showcase the materials of tomorrow. We will be unveiling an exciting projection mapping that sheds light on the innovation in textiles. From mushrooms to algae, the materials of tomorrow will reinvent the clothing of today.#MaterialiseTheFuture

Holition is an award-winning creative innovation studio, creating bespoke experiences for pioneering brands. Discover more about them here.

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