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Our 7th Annual Show will be held February 23, 2017 in the de Saisset Museum.

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The Eco-Fashion & Art Show is a night of learning and celebration of art with eco-fashion on the runway and music performances, all showcasing the talents of Santa Clara students, faculty, staff, and alumni!

Designers are asked to reuse old or recyclable materials that would normally have to go to the landfill to make a piece of art that is durable (can be worn again or can be recycled completely after the show) and looks fashionable. No money should be spent on this project, so designers are using old clothes that they don't wear anymore and collecting scraps of fabric and other materials!

What, besides “trash” and recycling, is this show about?

The fashion industry! We’ll be talking about the impact of fashion on economic, social, and environmental levels, including the lives of the factory workers that manufacture the clothes we wear, the impact of our clothing’s dyes, and other ties that are related to the environment and sustainability.

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Photos from the 7th annual show can be found on our Facebook page! Comment on which one was your favorite! You can also check out photos from the 2015 Flickr Album or the 2016 Facebook album. Email or sign up online to get involved in our next show! 

Thank you to this year's models, designers, Crossroads Trading, Edit., Fabian Barretto, and panelists Andrea Pappas, Chris Shay, Lidia Fong, and Farzad Bagheri.
For a better idea of what the runway looks like, check out the Center for Sustainability's YouTube channel for videos of previous shows. Looking for some inspiration? Check out our eco-fashion Pinterest board!

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It's Fashion Revolution Week (April 24th-April 30th), which runs a campaign for transparency in the industry during the same time a few years ago when the Rana Plaza factory collapsed.

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