Events included a storytime session with comedian Sammy J, a screening of the documentary The True Cost with a talk by Amy Botta from Fairtrade Australia NZ and the Fair Trade Fortnight Ethical Fashion Show.
Participants learned how our fashion choices can make a powerful difference in the lives of workers in developing nations.
Students from Box Hill Institute showed off their sustainably designed, ethical garments alongside ethical clothing from fashion brands A.BCH, Etiko, Bhumi Organic Cotton, Theo the Label, Alexandria Main, Pure Pod and Sinerji.
Whitehorse’s Fair Trade Fashion Short Film Competition in April 2017, encouraged film-makers to create 1-3 minute short films that promoted fair trade fashion.
Congratulations to the winners of the Competition, who were announced at the Whitehorse Sustainability Awards.
Aaron Tan for his film Contrived.
Taysha McFarland and Tristan Braines for their film Shop Your Values.
Visit Whitehorse at YouTube to view all entries or watch them below.
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