NEW YORK, Feb. 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PROJECT WOMENS announces partnership with the Conscious Fashion Campaign supported by the United Nations Office for Partnerships to drive the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals that will be unveiled during the Las Vegas show held, February 5 - 7th at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.
The partnership is an evolution of PROJECT WOMENS’ Conscious Collections, this season recognizing brands that address the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in their business and/ or production practices.
“The United Nations Office for Partnerships is proud to collaborate with Kerry Bannigan and jointly present the Conscious Fashion Campaign at PROJECT WOMENS to advocate for a new paradigm in fashion and raise awareness of ethically-sound principles for a sustainable future. PROJECT WOMENS provides an important platform to mobilize the fashion industry to take action and contribute to achieving of the Sustainable Development Goals,” shares Lucie Brigham, Chief of Office, United Nations Office for Partnerships.
The Conscious Fashion Campaign recognizes brands and designers that are working to end poverty, protect the planet, practice sustainability, and raise awareness through meaningful philanthropic and customer engagement initiatives in an effort to transform the world through fashion.
“We are honored to continue leverage our platform and audience to propel the mission of the Conscious Fashion Campaign supported by the United Nations,” shares President of Womenswear, Danielle Licata. “ We are proud to amplify this partnership with first-ever PROJECT WOMENS look book created by Egyptian-Australian dancer and content creator, Mimi El-Ashiry that features several Conscious Fashion labels as well as Australian labels in an exquisite setting.”
PROJECT WOMENS brands recognized this season include: Bitchstix, DefineMe Fragrance, Doyenne, Elk, Etica, Etica, Good HYOUman, Hanky Panky, Indigenous, MAME Soy Candles, Mauriti, N:Philanthropy, Pleatsmama, Pura Vida, Que, Riley Vintage, Sanctuary, Spell, and Virgins, Saints & Angels.
“I’m very passionate about raising awareness around the damage that we have been doing to our environment, and supporting brands who are making positive choices towards solutions. I’m excited to have been able to feature several of these brands in the PROJECT WOMENS lookbook, shot in my wild backyard; the Byron Hinterland,” shares Mimi El-Ashiry, dancer, model and creator.
Mimi El-Ashiry and Kerry Bannigan of the Conscious Fashion Project will host the opening reception on Tuesday, February 5th at Conscious Fashion Campaign exhibition on the Main Aisle of PROJECT WOMENS between booths 27100 and 27120. Full FW’19 Conscious Fashion Campaign brand collections will be found at each respective booth with highlights showcased at the exhibition space.
For more information about the Conscious Fashion Campaign and PROJECT WOMENS please follow along on Instagram at:@ProjectWomens @mimielashiry @consciousfashioncampaign
Show information and details can be found here: https://www.ubmfashion.com/shows/project-womens
Photo Credits: PROJECT WOMEN look book Photographer: Nick TsindosCreative Director, Stylist & Model, Mimi El-AshiryManagement: Joel Thomas (Left Image): Doyenne The Label, Necklace: Virgins, Saints & Angels(Right Image): Elk jacket & pant, Jen’s Pirate Booty top, Hunter BootsHigh Res images available upon requestLink to view look book here: https://we.tl/t-lrnPGTAKAh
About PROJECT WOMENS | PROJECT WOMENS gives buyers access to an unrivaled collection of the best emerging and established women's brands. It is the ultimate destination for contemporary collections, denim and accessories. PROJECT WOMENS doesn’t just raise the bar on style, they change the conversation. Highlights include Oasis, a prestigious showcase of emerging and noteworthy brands, and Conscious Collections, a presentation of sustainable and cause-oriented brands. PROJECT WOMEN’S occurs bi-annually in New York and Las Vegas.
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