schedule

 

Please use the Site Map to see where The Shed, The Plaza, and the Symposium Pop Up Space are located.

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friday 10/4


8:30 am - 9:30 am

Where It Begins

Panelists: Krista Alexander, Head of Design Able; Amanda Greeley, owner & designer Thelma; Madolyn Ropell, slow fashion advocate & influencer, @gentlewomanoftheroad;

Where do shoppers start in building a wardrobe that will withstand the test of time and the passing of trends, no matter your budget? How do you figure out where the gaps are in your wardrobe and when to splurge or save. Answers for beginners and those still refining their path and defining their style. Coffee & breakfast provided. Tickets required.

Location: The Plaza

10:00am - 12:00 pm

Madewell Blue Jeans Go Green Drive

Each customer who donates a pair of old blue jeans from 10am-12pm will be entered to a raffle for a free pair of jeans!!! Winner will be drawn before the end of day!

Location: Symposium Pop Up

5:00pm - 6:00 pm

Q&A with Elizabeth L. Cline

A discussion with author Elizabeth L. Cline about her new book The Conscious Closet and her journey to conscious consumerism including tackling a wardrobe overhaul in a sustainable way. Tickets required.

Location: The Plaza

6:00pm - 9:00 pm

Pop-Up Party

Shop sustainable designers popping up throughout the marketplace. Meet designers, shop sample sales, and try on brands typically only available online. Event free & open to the public. VIP ticket holders get drinks from Likewise.

Locations: Symposium Pop Up, Coco + Mischa, and Citizen Supply

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saturday 10/5


9:00 am - 10:00 am

Yoga

Begin your day with intention. A meditative Yin class led by Core Power for all levels. Located on The Shed along the Beltline, Shop Rochelle Porter’s new athleisure after class. Standard, Daily or VIP ticketed guests only.

Location: The Shed along the Beltline

10:30am - 12:00 pm

Panel Discussion: Sustainability = Inclusivity

Panelists: Rochelle Porter, designer of her namesake label; Duquette Johnston of Club Duquette. Keren Duclosel of @twostylishkays and @thriftingatlanta; Sarah Al-Khayyal of @goooodtrouble; and Melissa Gallagher of COCO + MISCHA Moderated by Yvonne Druyeh Dodd, owner of Evi D Consulting. A discussion about embracing all sizes, races, cultures, orientations and budgets to achieve a truly sustainable initiative. Tickets required.

Location: The Plaza

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In Good Company Market

Citizen’s Supply presents a marketplace of handmade, vintage, and local small businesses. Located at the Shed on the Beltline with easy access for attendants between panel discussions. Free and open to the public.

Location: The Shed

12:00 am - 5:00 pm

Madewell Blue Jeans Go Green Drive

Madwell’s BJGG cart will be set-up on the second floor to accept denim donations at the Symposium Market. Each customer who donates a pair of old blue jeans during the day will get a DO WELL card and be entered into a raffle for a free pair of jeans given away that day.

Location: Symposium Pop Up

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Mini-Film Screening:

Re/Make presents two short films from their “Made In” docu-series.

Remake is a nonprofit aimed at turning fashion into a force for good. Their films brings you face to face with the women who make our clothes. They share facts and stories to help you break up with fast fashion and provide seasonal curated collections to remake your closet with fashion that respects women and planet. FREE and open to the public. RSVP here.

Location: The Plaza

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2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Panel Discussion: Making It

Panelists: Megan Huntz ; Megan Ilene; Morgan Johnston of Club Duquette; Moderated by Sheyda Mehrara; additional panelists tbd.

A look at what it means to produce things in a small & ethical way. Understanding how a garment goes from sketch to the hands of the consumer, and why the choices along the way matter.

Location: The Plaza

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Mending Workshop with Topstitch Studio

Drop in for overview workshops on different techniques for mending. Learn about patching and sewing basics that will help extend the life of your clothes.

Location: Topstitch Studios

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Slow Living Dinner

VIP Ticket holders enjoy dinner and drinks at Root Baking Co.

Location: Root Baking Co.

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3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Optional Bonus Class with Topstitch Studio:

Intro to Sewing: The Essential Clutch

This class is open to everyone for an additional fee. Sign up & find out more here.

Location: Topstitch Studio

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sunday 10/6


11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Panel Discussion: Fashion Favors The Bold

Panelists: Adrienne Antonson, designer & founder of State The Label; Olivia Hargrove, the Metal Romantic , Michelle Norris of Tropico Photo

A case for color, pattern, and playfulness in a sea of neutral minimalism

Location: The Plaza

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In Good Company Market

Citizen’s Supply presents a marketplace of handmade, vintage, and local small businesses. Located at the Shed on the Beltline with easy access for attendants between panel discussions. Free and open to the public.

Be sure to visit the Madewell Blue Jeans Go Green Cart, which will be set up at the Shed. Donations of old blue jeans made from 12pm-5pm will be entered to win a free pair of new jeans chosen at the end of the day!

Location: The Shed

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Brunch & Conversation: Menswear

Berto Horne, founder The Perfect Gentleman, talks with Craig Arthur von Schroeder Co-founder of Commonwealth Proper about sustainable menswear & the opportunities and challenges facing slow fashion for fellas.

VIP Ticket holders enjoy brunch cocktails!

Location: The Plaza

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Optional Bonus Class with Topstitch Studio:

Intro to Sewing: The Essential Shirt

This class is open to everyone for an additional fee. Sign up & find out more here.

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Optional Bonus Class with Indie Craft Experience:

Indigo Dying Drop In Workshop

This class is open to everyone for an additional fee of $20. Update your wardrobe for Fall with the magic of indigo. The Indie Craft Experience will be on site at the Slow Fashion Symposium hosting a drop-in indigo workshop. Sign up & find out more here.

Location: The Plaza