September 19 , 2007 "Idenitifying the Conscious Consumer: Cultivating the Beauty Market from the Inside Out" Jacob K. Javits Center, New York, NY
Summer Rayne Oakes will speak on the gaps in the environmentally-friendly beauty industry and her perspective as an end-user of the products. Other panelists include, Jurlique, Natural Marketing Institute and Organic Works Marketing. For event information, visit the site here.
HBA Global Expo and Educational Conference, Jacob Javits Convention Center, 655 W 34th Street, NY, NY. Time: 9:00AM - 10:30AM
September 29 , 2007 "We Can Kick Climate Change, One Step at a Time" Santa Cruz, CA
Summer Rayne Oakes will keynote at the Race Against Global Warming event with a lively call-to-action discussing carbon neutrality and the steps we need to take as individuals and as communities to help prevent global climate change.
Santa Cruz, CA. For more information, visit: RaceAgainstGlobalWarming.org
October 5-7, 2007 "Seattle Fashion Week" Seattle, Washington.
Join in on the first ever green fashion week in Seattle.
Seattle, WA. Tune in for more information.
October 11-14, 2007 "Ethical Fashion Show" Paris, France.
Join in on the fourth annual EFS event.
Paris, France. For more information visit ethicalfashionshow.com
October 19-22, 2007 "PowerShift 2007" Washington, D.C.
Join 3,000-5,000 young leaders working to fight climate change on October 19-22, 2007. Youth from across the country will convene in Washington, DC for a series of discussions, training workshops, panels and lobbying sessions. Power Shift '07 will make history and the youth climate movement will take center stage.
Washington, D.C. For more information, visit: PowerShift2007
November 14 , 2007 "Eco-Fashion NOW" New York, NY
Sustainable fashion is no longer a niche market concern. Beyond the current trend for organic materials, consumers are becoming more aware of the apparel industry’s impact on the environment as media coverage on global warming increases. From consumer lifestyle shifts to fair trade practices, panelists will define and discuss the complex issues surrounding eco-fashion, or green fashion. Join Summer Rayne Oakes, model-activit; Julie Gilhart, senior vice president and fashion director of Barneys New York; Susan Cianciolo, artist and designer; Johanna Hofring, entrepreneur (owner of Ekovaruhuset) and designer; and Sass Brown, assistant professor of Fashion Design at FIT and fair-trade fashion consultant
New York, NY. Fashion Institute of Technology. Katie Murphy Amphitheatre - 5:30 - 8:30PM. Part of FIT's Fashion Culture Series and Special Education Programs