Posted a quick 1 minute video recap of a recent event I hosted to celebrate my Consciously Chic blog series launch. I had launched my new series on April 24th, in memory of the Rana Plaza factory collapse, where over 1k garment workers in Bangladesh died after a building clearly known with unsafe working conditions collapsed 5 years ago.
I collaborated with Amour Vert, Remake, 100% Pure, and Candicake to make this event happen during Fashion Revolution Week, to spread awareness on the conscious consumer movement. I held a clothing swap at the event as one of the many ways to keep clothes out of the landfill. Guests were encouraged to bring an item to contribute and to take an item from the swap rack! Ayesha, the founder of Remake also gave a mini speech to educate us more on how the fast fashion industry is negatively impacting the people and planet. We celebrated the rest of the night with 2 Amour Vert gift card giveaways, yummy light bites, beautifully made cupcakes and chocolate-dipped rice krispy treats from Candicake, champagne, and gift bags filled with sustainable fashion and beauty goodies.
A huge thank you to Greg (Greg W. Photo of 2NV Entertainment) for capturing the moments that night, to everyone who came out to show support, and to my sponsors for bringing my event vision to life! Photos to come soon :)
Amour Vert (take 15% off your order until 5/31/18 with the promo code: THECHICDIARY)
Candicake (Email Candicakesf@gmail.com to take 10% off your desserts/catering order. Just mention The Chic Diary!)
What I'm Wearing:
Amour Vert ginger silk trapeze dress