Fall do + brew
Nov
10
4:00 PM16:00

Fall do + brew

Join us for our seasonal Do + Brew, in partnership with Project Farmhouse, a project of GrowNYC. Their amazing space dedicated to bringing people together in the conversation around sustainability, will be our D.I.Y playground!

The average U.S. citizen throws away 70 pounds of clothing every year. do + brew is a D.I.Y (do it yourself) and clothing swap party that prevents unwanted clothing from being thrown into landfill. It is an event to inspire us to give new life to unwanted items with a clothing swap and guided tutorials. Learn how to transform your old clothing into something new with D.I.Y tutorials such as denim patching and t-shirt transformations, repair and mending how tos and so much more!

Take positive action with your closet on November 10th from 4pm-8pm for a clothing swap, D.I.Y. activities, music, fun and treats! 

Tickets here!

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Fashion Addicts Anonymous
Oct
25
7:00 PM19:00

Fashion Addicts Anonymous

Fashion Addicts Anonymous are community led forums where as a group we have a chance to share about sustainability, sustainable fashion, our experiences and feelings towards the topic, questions we have and solutions and actions we can take to push the movement forward! 

Whether you just found out that fashion is one of the most wasteful industries in the world and you want to do something about it, or you have been angry for years, these community led forums are designed to be a place to vent frustrations and develop lasting solutions together. 

"It's always great to see and hear from others who care. We often feel isolated in having opinions that diverge from the day to day mindless cycle of consumption. The meeting was refreshing in that sense."- anonymous feedback from FAA attendee

Everyone who wears clothes, all genders, and all ages are welcome. You do not have to be a fashion or sustainability saavy person to attend. Everyone is welcome to contribute to the discussion! 

 

$10 suggested donation. Refreshments will be served!

~Please note this community led meeting starts at 7pm sharp~

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Fashion Addicts Anonymous
Sep
27
7:00 PM19:00

Fashion Addicts Anonymous

Fashion Addicts Anonymous are community led forums where as a group we have a chance to share about sustainability, sustainable fashion, our experiences and feelings towards the topic, questions we have and solutions and actions we can take to push the movement forward! 

Whether you just found out that fashion is one of the most wasteful industries in the world and you want to do something about it, or you have been angry for years, these community led forums are designed to be a place to vent frustrations and develop lasting solutions together. 

"It's always great to see and hear from others who care. We often feel isolated in having opinions that diverge from the day to day mindless cycle of consumption. The meeting was refreshing in that sense."- anonymous feedback from FAA attendee

Everyone who wears clothes, all genders, and all ages are welcome. You do not have to be a fashion or sustainability saavy person to attend. Everyone is welcome to contribute to the discussion! 

 

$10 suggested donation. Refreshments will be served!

~Please note this community led meeting starts at 7pm sharp~

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Fashion Addicts Anonymous [Climate March Edition]
Sep
6
7:00 PM19:00

Fashion Addicts Anonymous [Climate March Edition]

Fashion Addicts Anonymous are community led forums where as a group we have a chance to share about sustainability, sustainable fashion, our experiences and feelings towards the topic, questions we have and solutions and actions we can take to push the movement forward! 

Whether you just found out that fashion is one of the most wasteful industries in the world and you want to do something about it, or you have been angry for years, these community led forums are designed to be a place to vent frustrations and develop lasting solutions together. 

"It's always great to see and hear from others who care. We often feel isolated in having opinions that diverge from the day to day mindless cycle of consumption. The meeting was refreshing in that sense."- anonymous feedback from FAA attendee

Everyone who wears clothes, all genders, and all ages are welcome. You do not have to be a fashion or sustainability saavy person to attend. Everyone is welcome to contribute to the discussion! 

This meeting is a little extra special as we will be making signs for the Climate March on 9/8/18! Join us as we make signs about the fashion industry for the 2018 Climate March in NYC. Even if you can't join us at the march, join for the sign making fun. We're excited to voice the fashion industry's impact on the climate at this years march!

 

$10 suggested donation. Refreshments will be served!

~Please note this community led meeting starts at 7pm sharp~

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Fashion Addicts Anonymous
Aug
30
7:00 PM19:00

Fashion Addicts Anonymous

Fashion Addicts Anonymous are community led forums where as a group we have a chance to share about sustainability, sustainable fashion, our experiences and feelings towards the topic, questions we have and solutions and actions we can take to push the movement forward! 

Whether you just found out that fashion is one of the most wasteful industries in the world and you want to do something about it, or you have been angry for years, these community led forums are designed to be a place to vent frustrations and develop lasting solutions together. 

"It's always great to see and hear from others who care. We often feel isolated in having opinions that diverge from the day to day mindless cycle of consumption. The meeting was refreshing in that sense."- anonymous feedback from FAA attendee

Everyone who wears clothes, all genders, and all ages are welcome. You do not have to be a fashion or sustainability saavy person to attend. Everyone is welcome to contribute to the discussion! 

 

$10 suggested donation. Refreshments will be served!

~Please note this community led meeting starts at 7pm sharp~

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Fashion Addicts Anonymous
Aug
2
7:00 PM19:00

Fashion Addicts Anonymous

Fashion Addicts Anonymous are community led forums where as a group we have a chance to share about sustainability, sustainable fashion, our experiences and feelings towards the topic, questions we have and solutions and actions we can take to push the movement forward! 

Whether you just found out that fashion is one of the most wasteful industries in the world and you want to do something about it, or you have been angry for years, these community led forums are designed to be a place to vent frustrations and develop lasting solutions together. 

"It's always great to see and hear from others who care. We often feel isolated in having opinions that diverge from the day to day mindless cycle of consumption. The meeting was refreshing in that sense."- anonymous feedback from FAA attendee

Everyone who wears clothes, all genders, and all ages are welcome. You do not have to be a fashion or sustainability saavy person to attend. Everyone is welcome to contribute to the discussion! 

 

$10 suggested donation. Refreshments will be served!

~Please note this community led meeting starts at 7pm sharp~

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Fashion Addicts Anonymous
Jul
26
7:00 PM19:00

Fashion Addicts Anonymous

Fashion Addicts Anonymous are community led forums where as a group we have a chance to share about sustainability, sustainable fashion, our experiences and feelings towards the topic, questions we have and solutions and actions we can take to push the movement forward! 

Whether you just found out that fashion is one of the most wasteful industries in the world and you want to do something about it, or you have been angry for years, these community led forums are designed to be a place to vent frustrations and develop lasting solutions together. 

"It's always great to see and hear from others who care. We often feel isolated in having opinions that diverge from the day to day mindless cycle of consumption. The meeting was refreshing in that sense."- anonymous feedback from FAA attendee

Everyone who wears clothes, all genders, and all ages are welcome. You do not have to be a fashion or sustainability saavy person to attend. Everyone is welcome to contribute to the discussion! 

 

$10 suggested donation. Refreshments will be served!

~Please note this community led meeting starts at 7pm sharp~

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Not Your Grandma's Sewing Circle: Denim Swamp, Repair + Revamp
Jul
18
6:00 PM18:00

Not Your Grandma's Sewing Circle: Denim Swamp, Repair + Revamp

Have you ever torn your favorite pair of jeans and wished you knew how to fix them? Or maybe you have a pair of jeans or a jacket that you are just plain tired of and want to give a fresh new look?

Join us for a Denim D.IY. class where you will learn how to use denim patches or other fun fabrics to repair or revamp your denim! Swap your old denim first with friends, then learn methods of repair and revamp to create your own masterpiece, all while having thoughtful conversations about the impact this everyday fabric has on our planet.

All sizes welcome at the swap! We will have denim garments in every size range to serve women and men of all beautiful shapes and sizes.

Early Bird Special: online tickets are $10 until Sunday
Regular Price: online tickets are $15 until day of event
At the Door: tickets are $25

TICKETS HERE

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Fashion Addicts Anonymous
Jun
21
7:00 PM19:00

Fashion Addicts Anonymous

Fashion Addicts Anonymous are community led forums where as a group we have a chance to share about sustainability, sustainable fashion, our experiences and feelings towards the topic, questions we have and solutions and actions we can take to push the movement forward! 

Whether you just found out that fashion is one of the most wasteful industries in the world and you want to do something about it, or you have been angry for years, these community led forums are designed to be a place to vent frustrations and develop lasting solutions together. 

"It's always great to see and hear from others who care. We often feel isolated in having opinions that diverge from the day to day mindless cycle of consumption. The meeting was refreshing in that sense."- anonymous feedback from FAA attendee

Everyone who wears clothes, all genders, and all ages are welcome. You do not have to be a fashion or sustainability saavy person to attend. Everyone is welcome to contribute to the discussion! 

 

$10 suggested donation. Refreshments will be served!

~Please note this community led meeting starts at 7pm sharp~

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Fashion Addicts Anonymous
Jun
14
7:00 PM19:00

Fashion Addicts Anonymous

Fashion Addicts Anonymous are community led forums where as a group we have a chance to share about sustainability, sustainable fashion, our experiences and feelings towards the topic, questions we have and solutions and actions we can take to push the movement forward! 

Whether you just found out that fashion is one of the most wasteful industries in the world and you want to do something about it, or you have been angry for years, these community led forums are designed to be a place to vent frustrations and develop lasting solutions together. 

"It's always great to see and hear from others who care. We often feel isolated in having opinions that diverge from the day to day mindless cycle of consumption. The meeting was refreshing in that sense."- anonymous feedback from FAA attendee

Everyone who wears clothes, all genders, and all ages are welcome. You do not have to be a fashion or sustainability saavy person to attend. Everyone is welcome to contribute to the discussion! 

 

$10 suggested donation. Refreshments will be served!

~Please note this community led meeting starts at 7pm sharp~

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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!

RSVP HERE!

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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.

RSVP HERE!

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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Fall 2018 do + brew
Apr
14
4:00 PM16:00

Fall 2018 do + brew

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 inspires us to give new life to old or unwanted items. Join us and learn how to transform your old clothing into something new and unique while sipping on brews and listening to tunes!

D.I.Y. activities include:
T-shirt transformations
Mending
Jean Distressing
and more..

We also have a free clothing swap, so if you hate everything in your closet come swap it out! Every ticket holder gets 2 free garments from the swap in addition to the amount of any garments, shoes, or accessories you bring yourself to donate to the swap. All, in all if you're cleaning out your closet for this do + brew be sure to bring any unloved clothes and accessories for the clothing swap, any jeans and t-shirts for the D.I.Y's.

This event will include an open bar, music, and a chance to meet conscious minded people in the city.

We are so excited to be partnering with like-minded organizations such as Project Farmhouse for this do + brew!

All ages welcome. Non alcoholic refreshments will also be provided. 21+ to drink. Bring your own cup if you can! 

Tickets here!

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