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Decolonizing Sustainable Fashion
28 February 2021 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm EST (New York City)
Decolonizing Sustainable Fashion is the next instalment of Fashion Forward’s symposium series featuring experts on sustainable fashion who are working outside of the predominant Western discourse, helping to decolonize the system.
Rabi Yansané is a Guinean-Senegalese, Paris-based fashion observer and entrepreneur. She has worked for many years as an intercultural language consultant in Germany, and alongside independent fashion designers in Japan, Senegal, France.
Mukul Bhatia is an award-winning photographer speaker and designer whose work and vision has been lauded by outlets such as Forbes US, and TEDx, The New York Times Fashion, National Geographic TV, and Huffington Post Australia, amongst others.
Omoyemi is also a thought leader in the African fashion industry with notable invitations to speak at conferences ranging from Global Fashion Agenda’s Copenhagen Fashion Summit, BOF Voices, BOF Conversation Series, Conde Nast International Luxury Conference, Business Day Nigeria Conference, Nigeria at 60, and many more.
Nehiyaw father, community member, and entrepreneur. He is passionate about creating evolved communities for the next generation. Owner and Creative Director of Mobilize Waskawewin, an Indigenous streetwear company. Mobilize is storytelling through streetwear. Art to empower, educate, create identity, and evolve perspective.