Episode 161 | THE SUSTAINABLE FASHION FORUM + BUILDING COMMUNITY
In episode 161, Kestrel welcomes Brittany Sierra, the founder of the Sustainable Fashion Forum, to the show. A PR and marketing strategist by trade, Brittany has a deep passion for creating community and building connections, and she just recently produced the 3rd annual Sustainable Fashion Forum in Portland.
“You know, when I created the event, it wasn’t as me, this expert, who knew so much and wanted to share it with everyone. It was more of me wanting to create a place where if you’re interested in this, you can come and learn from people who I felt were the experts.”
-Brittany Sierra, Founder of Sustainable Fashion Forum
SUSTAINABLE FASHION FORUM
On this week’s show, Brittany shares more on her background in PR and marketing, and how that led her to working with fashion designers and creatives. After going to a sustainable fashion show event in Portland, Brittany got really interested in the idea of sustainable fashion, and so in order to learn more about it, she ended up creating an event — The Sustainable Fashion Forum.
Probably not what most people would think to do when they’re craving more knowledge, but Brittany had a vision, and SFF has now hosted three annual events, and are currently hearing up for a Pop-Up Tour, launching early June 2019.
The below thoughts, ideas + organizations were brought up in this chat:
** mentioned in introduction (article Kestrel was interviewed for)
“Are Brands Serious Enough About Their Sustainability Models?” on Sourcing Journal
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