Fashion Commission launches ‘Fashion Futures’ platform with participation of global experts

SourceSaudi Gazette
CountrySaudi Arabia

RIYADH — The Fashion Commission has announced the latest of its key initiatives for 2021: Fashion Futures. Launched in Riyadh in 2019 as the Kingdom’s first-ever dedicated fashion event, Fashion Futures is being re-engineered in 2021 as a digital platform. Accessible from anywhere in the world, the platform will launch on June 17 with Fashion Futures Live: Moving Towards Sustainability, Diversity & Innovation, broadcast live from studios in Riyadh and New York.

Speakers and audiences will be able to join through a bespoke, interactive virtual platform and engage with the program assembled in collaboration with Fashinnovation, a global platform focused on sustainability, innovation and entrepreneurship in the world of fashion. Speakers including Susan Rockefeller (Chair & Trustee, Oceana — a nonprofit ocean conservation organization), Rebecca Minkoff (designer & author of upcoming book, Fearless), Oskar Metsavaht (environmental activist, Amazon guardian & founder of Osklen), Helen Aboah (CEO, Urban Zen), and Abrima Erwiah (co-founder, Studio 189), will discuss topics ranging from more...