Fashion Addicts Anonymous
May
30
7:30 PM19:30

Fashion Addicts Anonymous

Fashion Addicts Anonymous is a weekly community led forum diving into personal experiences of the fashion industry from a diverse group of consumers, makers, and industry professional participants.

Some have been on the path for years while others just learned what the term means. This community led discussion is for anyone and everyone. Young or old. Women or men. Gay or straight. Fashionable style icon or t-shirt and jeans kind of pal.  esa believes that having conversation with one another is one of the most important parts of the path towards sustainability.

FAA is a reminder that we aren't alone as we realize the negative effects of the industry and begin to explore how we can change that.

$10 suggested donation. Refreshments will be served!

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Not Your Grandma's Sewing Circle: Bros, Brews + Buttons
May
31
8:00 PM20:00

Not Your Grandma's Sewing Circle: Bros, Brews + Buttons

esa first Not Your Grandma’s Sewing Circle is Bros Brews + Buttons. Learn how to fix 3 common repairs that may occur with your favorite pair of pants: missing buttons, holes, and hems, while exploring the topic of gender in sustainability and sustainable fashion. Take back your power as a consumer simply by learning how to mend! Why throw out your favorite pair of jeans if at no cost you can fix them yourself?

Bros Brews and Buttons will teach you the skills you need to dramatically change the way you treat your clothes while sipping on some beer and watching a basket ball game! Beer will be provided by esa new york. Must be 21+ to attend. All genders are invited to this fun and informative class!

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Fashion Addicts Anonymous
May
23
7:30 PM19:30

Fashion Addicts Anonymous

Fashion Addicts Anonymous is a weekly community led forum diving into personal experiences of the fashion industry from a diverse group of consumers, makers, and industry professional participants.

Some have been on the path for years while others just learned what the term means. This community led discussion is for anyone and everyone. Young or old. Women or men. Gay or straight. Fashionable style icon or t-shirt and jeans kind of pal.  esa believes that having conversation with one another is one of the most important parts of the path towards sustainability.

FAA is a reminder that we aren't alone as we realize the negative effects of the industry and begin to explore how we can change that.

$10 suggested donation. Refreshments will be served!

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Ripped at the Seams Lecture: Is sustainable cotton a real thing?
May
19
6:00 PM18:00

Ripped at the Seams Lecture: Is sustainable cotton a real thing?

Natural ≠ Sustainable!

Join us for esa's inaugural Ripped at the Seams Lecture! RatS Lectures are monthly industry expert/professor-led conversations delving deep into the issues of the complicated fashion industry. Together we'll develop solutions anyone can take with ease.

Dr. Karen Pearson leads this month's sustainable cotton investigation. In this class you will sleuth with her and the esa team to discover the very real impact the fabric of our lives has on the air we breath, the water we drink, and the way we relate to each other in every day life. This is an interactive detective-type lecture so no need to caffeinate beforehand!

Alcoholic and non-alcoholic refreshments will be served.

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Professor bio: Karen Pearson is an Associate Professor of Science and Mathematics at the Fashion Institute of Technology/SUNY and the Director of TechFIT, a National Science Foundation grant: Advancing Technical Education (ATE) project (number 1003034).

She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry from Clark University and Doctorate degree in Inorganic Chemistry from Washington State University. Prior to joining the FIT faculty in 2004, she was on the research staff at IBMs T.J. Watson Research Center.

Dr. Pearsons teaching at FIT led to the receipt of the 2011 SUNY Chancellors Award for Excellence in teaching. Additionally she was awarded a grant of 150,000 dollars from the National Science Foundation: Advancing Technical Education (ATE). The award promotes thinking green across the college focusing on the development of introductory science curriculum to better prepare FIT's graduates to meet industry demands for the design, development and manufacture of green and sustainable products including textiles, toys, home products, cosmetics, and packaging.

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Fashion Addicts Anonymous
May
16
7:30 PM19:30

Fashion Addicts Anonymous

Fashion Addicts Anonymous is a weekly community led forum diving into personal experiences of the fashion industry from a diverse group of consumers, makers, and industry professional participants.

Some have been on the path for years while others just learned what the term means. This community led discussion is for anyone and everyone. Young or old. Women or men. Gay or straight. Fashionable style icon or t-shirt and jeans kind of pal.  esa believes that having conversation with one another is one of the most important parts of the path towards sustainability.

FAA is a reminder that we aren't alone as we realize the negative effects of the industry and begin to explore how we can change that.

$10 suggested donation. Refreshments will be served! 
RSVP HERE!

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Fashion Addicts Anonymous
May
9
7:30 PM19:30

Fashion Addicts Anonymous

Fashion Addicts Anonymous is a weekly community led forum diving into personal experiences of the fashion industry from a diverse group of consumers, makers, and industry professional participants.

Some have been on the path for years while others just learned what the term means. This community led discussion is for anyone and everyone. Young or old. Women or men. Gay or straight. Fashionable style icon or t-shirt and jeans kind of pal.  esa believes that having conversation with one another is one of the most important parts of the path towards sustainability.

FAA is a reminder that we aren't alone as we realize the negative effects of the industry and begin to explore how we can change that.

$10 suggested donation. Refreshments will be served! 
RSVP HERE!

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Spring Cleaning do + brew
Apr
14
4:00 PM16:00

Spring Cleaning do + brew

we're throwing our seasonal Do + Brew, in partnership with Camp David. Their amazing maker's space will be your Do + Brew playground! 

The average U.S. citizen throws away 70 pounds of clothing every year. do + brew is a D.I.Y (do it yourself) party that prevents unwanted clothing from being thrown into landfill. do+brew is to inspire us to give new life to unwanted items. Learn how to transform your old clothing into something new.

Join us on April 14th from 4pm-8pm for a clothing swap, D.I.Y. activities, music and treats! 

Tickets here!

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