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Fashion Culture Online Event: Lauren Fay in conversation with Ronald Van Der Kemp

November 12, 2020 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join couture designer Ronald van der Kemp and The New Fashion Initiative founder Lauren B. Fay who will discuss van der Kemp’s career and his devotion to craftsmanship, upcycling and reducing waste in fashion. Ronald van der Kemp is a Dutch fashion designer and founder of demi-couture fashion house RVDK, his namesake label, which shows at Paris Couture week and uses exclusively upcycled fabric.

Lauren Fay has spent her career committed to improving sustainability, transparency and accountability in the fashion industry. The New Fashion Initiative (TNFI) was born out of a need to create a more collaborative and interdisciplinary approach to fashion and brings together brands, nonprofits and academics to educate future industry leaders.

Join us for Q&A during the YouTube premiere of this prerecorded event.

About Fashion Culture Programs

The Museum at FIT’s fall Fashion Culture programs have moved online! All programs will premiere on the museum’s YouTube channel at 6 pm on the designated day. Please subscribe the the channel for information about future events.

This event is free and open to the public; join the event here. 


November 12, 2020
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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