Friday, April 22, 6 pm
NOTE: CHANGE IN LOCATION
The Helen Mills Theater; 137 West 26th Street on the North side (about a 3 minute walk from FIT. See map). Ground floor entrance.
Guest speaker: Hirofumi Kurino — Co-founder and Creative Advisor, United Arrows
Visionary Hirofumi Kurino has shaped Japan’s most iconic menswear brand through his belief in the value of artisanship and sustainable practices. His company United Arrows and its label TÉGÊ are both built around these beliefs, and benefit from their collaboration with the Ethical Fashion Initiative.
This event is part of the Hand of Fashion, a series of discussions hosted by Ethical Fashion Initiative founder Simone Cipriani, intended to widen the understanding of sustainability in fashion design, enable and encourage sustainable thinking, and help establish a new normal in the fashion industry. These events are free and open to the public, but an RSVP is requested. For more information, and to register, visit fitnyc.edu/handoffashion. The Hand of Fashion is a sponsored by the schools of Art and Design and Graduate Studies.