Slow Heart – Fashion Week Madrid 2018 is here!
Once again Madrid highlights sustainability, environmental commitment, eco design and local initiatives with an incredible event called Slow Heart – Slow Fashion, Strong Heart.
Connecting bridges thanks to the collaboration between change-maker Paloma García founder of The Circular Project and Mariel Jumpa founder of Slow Fashion World. Both have been working together with a creative team and mentors to dedicate all year initiatives that includes sustainability at the top of the fashion agenda in their corresponding markets.Now with the addition and commitment to the founding team Susana Nakatani, Slow Fashion World is bringing the design and innovation back to the roots of the seamstress and fashion technology.
During Madrid Fashion Week ( from 5 to 15 July) sustainable fashion will be on the loop showcasing the magnificent work of dressmakers, designers, brands and create a diverse and inclusive scenery of talents committed to planet, people and animal protection!
Let us introduce you to our selected 5 diverse and conscious creative brands and designers showcasing in Madrid with their latest collections;
Greathical (Paraguay-Germany) – http://greathical.net/
Las Polleras de Agus (Peru) – http://laspollerasdeagus.com/
Maco Calderon – http://www.macocalderon.com/
Ek Katha – Ekkathastoryunfolds/
Soo Mee – https://www.soomee.fr/
Conferences Slow Heart – Slow Fashion, Strong Heart (Get your tickets and enter a giveaway when registering)
July 12-13 – Auditorio de La Casa del Reloj – Arganzuela. See the full program:
JULY 12, 2018 10 - 10.15 Inauguration Slow Heart 2018 Paloma G. López, Founder of The Circular Project, President of the Madrid Sustainable Fashion Association 10.15 - 11.30 MADRID ENTRE COSTURAS - Moderator: Paloma G. López Laura Escribano, bridal dressmaker Susana Nakatani, dressmaker Laura Grazier, founder of Altrapo Lab Sylvia Calvo, expert designer in Circular Economy Fouzia Graich, Soo Mee 12 - 14 WORKSHOPS AND PRODUCTION - Moderator: Susana Nakatani María Zapata, Customizing Silvia Gómez Cisneros, They embroider it Teresa Gutiérrez, Claudina Romero, Inés Rodríguez, Rir and Co. Textile Design Griela Pérez, Las Polleras de Agus 14 - 15.45 Break 16 - 17.15 TECHNIQUES AND SKILLS - Moderator: Yunaira Méndez Elisabeth Lorenzi, Power Textile Alexandra Moldovan, Parallel Dimensions Madhumita Nath, Ek Katha Maco Calderón, Maco Calderón 17.30 - 18.45 INNOVATION - Moderator: Mariel Jumpa Iñigo Molero, El Libro Blockchain Miguel Otaudy, Desilico Patricia Astrain, Recircular Josefin Liljeqvist, Josefin Liljeqvist (SFW) JULY 13, 2018 11 - 14 ACADEMIC APPROACH TO SUSTAINABLE FASHION - Moderators: Paloma G. López - Sylvia Calvo Sonia Lázaro, University of Nebrija, Madrid, Spain Téti Sánches, UEL - State University of Londrina, Brazil Kim Gerlach, Kim Goes Eko Lourdes Delgado, Center of Studies for Sustainable Luxury Amparo Pardo, Polytechnic University of Valencia
Image rights: (c) Viktor Holm
July 13th. What time? 19.00 Runway Let it Slow! 2018 – Pasillo Primavera – Madrid Río (Urban runway – FREE ENTRANCE)
July 14th – Showroom The Circular Project:
Meet and greet the brands where you will be able to buy the designs right off the runway! Address: Calle Ventura Rodríguez 22, esquina con Juan Álvarez Mendizabal, 28008 Madrid, Spanien
We want to highlight the collaboration of Asociación de Moda Sostenible Madrid, ACME (Asociación de Creadores de Moda España), with the Swedish Embassy in Madrid support for the press conference, Madrid Capital de Moda and Madrid city low Fashion World and the Association of Fashion Designers of Spain, with the support of the Embassy of Sweden, the Sustainable Fashion Association of Madrid and Madrid Fashion Capital, Ayuntamiento Madrid.
Get inspired! Connect with them in Madrid and get involved asking questions. Welcome to Madrid es Moda Sostenible!