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Discover here what is planned in the coming days and weeks in terms of Fair Trade.

Fair Fashion Talk: how sustainable are your shoes?

Vooruit, Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 23, Ghent

FFT shoes

When: December 10 from 13:30 to 15:00

Where: Vooruit, Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 23, Ghent

During this Fair Fashion Talk, journalist Sarah Vandoorne and textile expert Evelien Bossuyt will guide you in the backstage of shoes making.

We will welcome, among the main participants, The Guardian journalist Tansy Hoskins, whose exposed the dark side of the shoe industry in her book 'Foot Work: What Your Shoes Are Doing to the World'.

Following, there will be a debate between some important innovators who will discuss the best way to work from their point of view.
Entrepreneur Freija De Baere (Walk The Line), designer and entrepreneur Caro Peirs (Tropas), Mark Vandevelde (founder Komrads) and Evert Vanecht (UCLL and Appeal) will present their alternatives to leather and the possibilities and limits of these sustainable alternatives.

Fair Fashion Talk is a reserved event and participation is guaranteed only by ticket reservation, so be sure to reserve your spot in time!