Sustainable Fashion Restyling

Duration

3.5 hours

Mode

Face-to-face

Location

Brunswick Campus

Cost

$145

Next Intake

5 September

Overview

Sustainability is the future of fashion. Be part of a new era of ethical and slow fashion with a focus on restyling techniques that reduce textile waste. Curate a stylish wardrobe that makes you shine! Eco Stylist Nina Gbor's innovative solution is better for the environment and the people who make our clothes. Learn the foundations of sustainable fashion and explore restyling skills for a powerful self-image.

Course content

  • Global perspective for sustainability
  • Styling principles
  • Styling demonstrations that help minimise textile waste to landfill.
  • Group activities to transform one garment into many different styles for very different types of occasions
  • Learning how to become a ‘style icon’ by finding a personal style formula which leads to a timeless, sustainable wardrobe that’s unique
  • Timetable

    How to enrol

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    Prerequisites

    No prior knowledge or experience is necessary for this introductory course.

    Materials supplied

    Materials required for the course will be provided. All relevant course notes are supplied with comprehensive instructions and exercises.

    Materials to bring

    - 15 items of clothing minimum including dresses, tops and bottoms that are corporate, casual, cocktail, edgy, etc. A phone/camera- A range of accessories (shoes, bags, hats, jewellery, etc).

    Suited to

    This course is open to anyone interested in:

    • Making a difference
    • Sustainable fashion
    • Timeless style
    • Modern activism
    • Ethical fashion
    • Slow fashion
    • Minimalist style
    • Fashion styling
    • Capsule wardrobe creation

    Outcome

    Participants of this course will learn practical, easy tips and ideas to get the most stylish use out of their wardrobes in ways that minimise fashion textile waste. Participants will also learn to cut or reduce fashion spending whilst looking very stylish on nearly any budget.

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