TED Talk

illustrazione che mostra una etichetta con scritto tra i materiali "60% cotone, 20% sudore, 20% sangue", dal ted talk di marina spadafora
2014
TEDx Como
Ted Talk ” The power of the consumer”

Marina Spadafora addresses the issue of Sustainability in Fashion and how consumers can trigger the change towards a more responsible and ethical Fashion Industry.

Sustainable Fashion Designer Marina Spadafora is one of the most innovative protagonists in the world of fashion. In the nineties, her name was synonymous of sophisticated dresses and knitwear collection. Her experience was enriched by the collaboration with Ferragamo and Prada. The busy life in the fashion industry lead Marina to reflect deeply and put her creativity and knowhow at the service of good causes. Marina becomes a point of reference for eco-friendly products at the international level and promoter of ethical consumption in the fashion industry. Since 2010 she is director of the “Auteurs du Monde collection “of Altromercato. She collaborates with Franca Sozzani, editor of Vogue Italia, to promote African fashion designers and to push the Italian brands to produce in Africa, as it happened with “Pinko Bag for Ethiopia “ project. [from TEDx Talks]

2014
TEDx Como
Ted Talk ” The power of the consumer”

Marina Spadafora addresses the issue of Sustainability in Fashion and how consumers can trigger the change towards a more responsible and ethical Fashion Industry.

Sustainable Fashion Designer Marina Spadafora is one of the most innovative protagonists in the world of fashion. In the nineties, her name was synonymous of sophisticated dresses and knitwear collection. Her experience was enriched by the collaboration with Ferragamo and Prada. The busy life in the fashion industry lead Marina to reflect deeply and put her creativity and knowhow at the service of good causes. Marina becomes a point of reference for eco-friendly products at the international level and promoter of ethical consumption in the fashion industry. Since 2010 she is director of the “Auteurs du Monde collection “of Altromercato. She collaborates with Franca Sozzani, editor of Vogue Italia, to promote African fashion designers and to push the Italian brands to produce in Africa, as it happened with “Pinko Bag for Ethiopia “ project. [from TEDx Talks]

illustrazione che mostra una etichetta con scritto tra i materiali "60% cotone, 20% sudore, 20% sangue", dal ted talk di marina spadafora

TED Talk

2021
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Fashion with a mission

Marina Spadafora is a Fair Fashion ambassador, professor of ethical fashion, and has collaborated with an extensive range of popular brands. In this video, she carefully explains her wonderful project, ‘Fashion with a mission’, aiming to help the development of fashion within emerging countries.

Fashion with a mission brings together craftsmen and designers, connecting them with the right buyers, all in order to reshape a more ethical and sustainable fashion industry, discovering textiles and craftship from all over the world. Marina Spadafora is a Fair Fashion ambassador, a professor of ethical fashion, and has collaborated with extensive brands. Her work has always included a strong focus on social issues and ecology, believing that ethics and aesthetics can coincide. She aims to bring development to emerging countries through her platform “Fashion with a Mission”. Marina is the Italian coordinator of Fashion Revolution and, in 2015, received the United Nations Women Together Award. In 2020, she wrote the book “The revolution starts from your wardrobe”. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. [from TEDx Talks]

2021
TEDxArchivorum
Fashion with a mission

Marina Spadafora is a Fair Fashion ambassador, professor of ethical fashion, and has collaborated with an extensive range of popular brands. In this video, she carefully explains her wonderful project, ‘Fashion with a mission’, aiming to help the development of fashion within emerging countries.

Fashion with a mission brings together craftsmen and designers, connecting them with the right buyers, all in order to reshape a more ethical and sustainable fashion industry, discovering textiles and craftship from all over the world. Marina Spadafora is a Fair Fashion ambassador, a professor of ethical fashion, and has collaborated with extensive brands. Her work has always included a strong focus on social issues and ecology, believing that ethics and aesthetics can coincide. She aims to bring development to emerging countries through her platform “Fashion with a Mission”. Marina is the Italian coordinator of Fashion Revolution and, in 2015, received the United Nations Women Together Award. In 2020, she wrote the book “The revolution starts from your wardrobe”. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. [from TEDx Talks]