This from the fine folks at Po-Zu….
Fast Fashion Gets Funny with Po-Zu and Comedians Sara Pascoe, Aisling Bea, Deborah Frances-White, Brett Goldstein, Steen Raskopoulos and Sophie Duker. #StandUpToFastFashion
Fast fashion is so last year.
Or so we laugh next week when comedy’s finest minds come together to poke fun at the hypocrisies and shortcomings of the fashion industry (side note, it’s not so funny).
For one night only, comedians: Sara Pascoe, Aisling Bea, Deborah Frances-White (The Guilty Feminist), Brett Goldstein, Steen Raskopoulos and Sophie Duker join forces with ethical shoe brand, Po-Zu and anti-slavery campaign, Slave to Fashion, to #StandUpToFastFashion and raise money for charities Environmental Justice Foundation and The Cup .
Fast fashion is drowning us with mass consumed, disposable and synthetic clothing at a huge environmental and human cost. In footwear, businesses pump out toxic chemicals with little regard to health and safety. Glues and chemicals are inhaled into the lungs and workers’ rights are abused.
Never has the agenda of global warming and modern-day slavery been more important. But we need to act now to create change.
“We are careering towards Man-Made-Climate-Armageddon with unethical and unsustainable businesses at the helm, outsourcing the problems in a race to the bottom.” Says Safia Minney, MBE, founder of People Tree and author of Slave to Fashion.
The fundraiser held and organised by Po-Zu aims to raise laughs, funds and eyebrows in the darkest of months, with proceeds going to charities working to mitigate the negative impact of fast fashion.
“By putting this fundraiser together we hope to shine the light on the problem, show attendees actionable solutions and put the spotlight on the brands and designers pioneering the way,” says Kate Osborne PR & Marketing Manager at Po-Zu.
“The awareness is there. People want to shop better with businesses who are doing things right, we just need the platform to get our word out about it all thanks so much for Sara Pascoe & friends helping us to do so.” Says Sven Segal Founder of Po-Zu.
It is Po-Zu’s mission to halt the damage that modern footwear causes to people and planet.
For more information on this event which takes place on January 19th in London click here.