For a while suspicion has been growing that the real cost of the fashion industry is not just the price on the label but the treatment of workers in poorer countries who work in sweatshop conditions to produce those must-have this-season items.
To raise awareness of the issue and show that ethical alternatives do exist, Alisa Jeffrey and the 24-7 Prayer community house in Stanford-le-Hope are staging an ethical fashion show on Saturday 6th November at 7:30pm at the TCF Corringham Centre, Giffords Cross road/Chase Road, Corringham.
Alisa says “This is going to a great fun event staged to a really high standard. We’ll be bringing all the glamour of the music, models, and clothes to Corringham, but we’re also getting across the message that great fashion doesn’t have to cost the earth, either for us or for those who work to make it for us”.
Local young people have really got behind the event. Students and former pupils from Gable Hall School have been making ‘recycled’ garments to go in the show, local makeup artists will be providing their services for free to support the event, and dance students from Performers College will be up on the catwalk modelling some of the clothes.
Tickets cost £3-£5, and there will be items available to buy on the night plus a charity auction.
For more details and information contact:
Alisa Jeffrey, 07534 913129, firstname.lastname@example.org
View the flyer online: http://www.transformationthurrock.com/Articles/223515/Transformation_Thurrock/Events/Ethical_Fashion_Show.aspx