Organized on September 17, 2018 at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York City, this discussion on sustainability in fashion was presented by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in partnership with the Anne Fontaine Foundation and organized with Hervé Ferrage, Deputy Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy; Sylvie Ebel, Executive Director of the Institut Français de la Mode; and Pascal Morand, Executive President of the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode. Moderated by Michelle Millar Fisher, the Louis C. Madeira IV Assistant Curator of European Decorative Arts at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the panel discussion featured:
Laurent Claquin, head of Kering Americas
Suzanne Lee, Creative Director at Modern Meadow
Nicole Rycroft, founder and Executive Director of Canopy
Benjamin Simmenauer, philosopher and professor at the Institut Français de la Mode
The discussion ranged from sustainability, eco-responsability, recycling, alternative fabrics, and slow fashion. Thank you for joining us!