From Tokyo to Lagos – Showcasing African Designers

ETHICAL FASHION INITIATIVE October 2019 Thebe Magugu, Kenneth Ize and Anyango Mpinga all showcased their designs at Rakuten Tokyo Fashion week together with Japanese designers Coyote, Wataru Tominaga and Sulvam. The show then came to Lagos for a presentation at ALARA, a luxury concept store in the city.  Fashion, Art, and Culture can transcend politics, […]

Rooze Mabada – For a Rainy Day; Showcasing the work of Iranian artists

ETHICAL FASHION INITIATIVE October 2019 “Rooze-Mabada” [For a Rainy Day] is a group show featuring nine Iranian artists; Yalda Afsah, Nana Biluš Abaffy Parvin Saljoughi, Hadi Fallapisheh, Ali Meer Azimi, Mostafa Sarabi, Behjat Sadr, Shabahang Tayyari, and Manoucher Yetktai.  Curated by Gea Politi and Daniele Balice, in collaboration with the ITC Ethical Fashion Initiative . […]

Interdependence: Joining Cinema and Art to Raise Awareness on Climate Change

ETHICAL FASHION INITIATIVE October 2019 Eleven internationally recognised filmmakers have collaborated to raise awareness on the effects of climate change, each producing a short film. The shorts have been compiled into one powerful and unique film, spanning the genres of docufiction, drama, comedy, SciFi and video-art. The final piece explores the urgent need to reduce […]

From Kabul to Bamako: A journey along the Silk Road

ETHICAL FASHION INITIATIVE June 2019 This June we staged a theatrical performance at BOZAR Brussels as part of the European Development Days. Directed by Clara Bauer, Kabul to Bamako was a journey through space and time along the Silk Road through Afghanistan to Africa at the height of the Mali Empire. Performers wore costumes created […]

EthicEra, a new Ethical Era in fashion, design, lifestyle and contemporary art

ETHICAL FASHION INITIATIVE April 2019 Milan Design Week, 2019 Solo exhibition by Kayode Ojo.  EthicEra, Milan Design Week © ITC Ethical Fashion Initiative Solo exhibition by Kayode Ojo.  EthicEra, Milan Design Week © ITC Ethical Fashion Initiative The launch included an installation of handwoven ‘Faso Danfani’ fabric from CABES, EFI’s social enterprise partners in Burkina […]