07 May Slow Fashion Innovation Program
Slow Fashion Innovation Program
Working together for one month, we will be developing new collections, putting you in contact with suppliers of sustainable materials and local manufacturing, and afterward, we are going to help you sell your amazing work! Are you interested in joining us on this amazing journey at the Slow Fashion Innovation Program?
What about starting your business in a more sustainable way? After the success of our workshop How to sell Slow Fashion, Pinturas da Realidade and in Community in Law are bringing to you a new program: The Slow Fashion Innovation Program.
Our goal is to help you quickly learn about slow production to bring to the world more sustainable brands.
We will be working together for one month. Developing new collections, putting you in contact with suppliers of sustainable materials and local manufacturing, and afterward, we will leave you ready to go to the market.
You will work in teams and will receive advice and mentoring from experts in the fields of marketing, business, finances, intellectual property protection and other areas. The goal is to create fashion collections in collaboration. Students will have access to all the guidance they need and additional exclusive materials.
What is included?
- 10 lectures on different topics, with speakers from different areas such as finance, design, marketing, contracts, investments, crowdfunding, intellectual property, and others (face to face in Lisbon or in Livestream for those who are not here at the moment);
- At least 5 working meetings with mentorship (it can be online or in person depending of the topic);
- access to a closed platform (if more than 10 participants) or Facebook group (if less than 10) where the exclusive work plan and daily material will be posted for consultation and completion of the tasks;
- assistance in the formation of diversified and interdisciplinary teams among the participants;
- organization of an exhibition fair of participant’s work, with space for networking and self-promotion;
- exclusive access to the list of suppliers and sustainable raw materials in Europe;
- access to the exclusive list of marketplaces where the participants can put their collections for sale for special prices;
- special discounts on partner activities as sewing courses, upcycling, SEO, design, and e-commerce;
How much is it?
The early bird ticket will be 200 euro per person for registrations till August 19.
Normal price will be 220eu from August 19thtill October, 05th.
Last minute tickets will be 250eu from September 29th.
We offer 15% discount for those:
- who bring a friend;
- for our former students ;
- for Skillshare participants.
- for online participants;
- for participants who came to us from one of our partners (should send us their private code);
If you want to apply for the discounts, you should get in contact with us through our e-mail or direct contact with our partners. Not cumulative discounts.
The classes will be recorded in Lisbon, Portugal with the possibility of live participation to participants who can attend in person and will also be available online through our platform.
How to buy?
Tickets can be ordered by:
PayPal E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
How to contact us?
For any question, you can contact us through email@example.com.
The most part of the classes will be recorded in Lisbon, Portugal with the possibility of live participation to participants who can attend in person and will also be available online through our platform.
We will have speakers giving their talk online as well from different parts of the world.
The mentorship can be done in the most opportunity schedule for mentors and participants.
Would like to receive the complete program and schedule of classes? Please, fill our Pré-registration survey with your contact and we will send by e-mail!
Speakers and Mentors
Freya Veronica Christiansen Oropeza, founder of Slow Fashion Store. She grew up in Denmark and now live in Spain. She has a background in service and project management, innovation and entrepreneurship. Very passionate about sustainability and animal rights, she is working with passionate designers who unfold their creativity in designing clothes in a sustainable matter and connecting them with the conscious consumer.
Julia Shipitsina-Buchholz, university professor (Moscow State University, National University of Science and Technology, Riga Strains University, etc), marketing strategist, consumption anthropologist, founder of That Red Sweater project. Master of Finance, Master of Business Administration, master of socio-cultural anthropology, currently Ph.D. researcher. 10+ years of experience working in-house in marketing management in global companies, such as SAMSUNG, L’OREAL, MARS INC., as well working with various international brands as strategist in advertising agencies.
Rita H. Lin, Fouding Partner Ms. Lin focuses on patent and trademark issues encountered by startups and emerging growth companies, both domestic and international. She helps clients develop and implement forward-thinking IP strategies that would complement and empower her clients’ growth. She also has experiences counseling clients on China related IP issues and works with foreign attorneys to protect client’s overseas interests. Education: J.D. Boston University School of Law B.S. Massachutts Institute of Tecnology Admitted to Practice: California, New York, New Jersey & U.S. Patenty & Trademark Office.
Joana Guerra Tadeu, the minimalist, graduated in Communication, co-founder of the sustainable curation network MONTRA / THE WINDOW, consultant, writer and speaker for ecology. It is dedicated to spreading a conscious lifestyle, to celebrate and support conscious consumption and ethical production, and to promote what is most beautiful and significant in Portugal: artisans, activists and other entrepreneurs with happy, fair and sustainable development. She was a journalist, management and banking consultant. She is the mother of the baby Aurora, married to a photographer who is also a movie and television double and the owner of the Goji dog.
Website A Minimalista
Website A Montra
Dom Taylor, originally from the UK, has nearly a decade of SEO experience in Australia and the UK and specialises in technical and E-commerce SEO. Working with brands such as Quiksilver, Roxy and DC Shoes he has helped them survive various algorithm updates and ultimately increase their profits from Organic Search and other digital channels. When not optimising websites for clients, he loves being outdoors: surfing and snowboarding. The previous discounts from Quiksilver has come in handy for this! Links: Website: Surfcoast Digital; E-Commerce Own Store: Shaka Surf.
Tatí Souza, founder and partner of Community in Law, a business incubator and virtual coworking community, university professor (Superior Institute of Brasília). Tatí is a Ph.D. researcher at the New University of Lisbon, writing her thesis about digital nomadism and remote work. She has a Master in Sociology and a Degree in Law. With more than 10 years of experience as a university professor and consultor, she worked as lawyer, conflicts mediator and human rights capacitor in projects for vulnerable populations in Brazil and Portugal. In 2017 she did a mobility research at Universitá Sapienza in Rome, Italy, as part of her Ph.D. and in 2018 she participated at the European Innovation Academic and the Starters Academy, where she developed the Community in Law and Space Plant startups.
Oscar Levenstam Arturin. From the countryside in the south of Sweden, during his degree, Oscar got a huge interest for sustainability and later got a job at the biggest research institute of Sweden related to the textile industry, called Swerea. He worked as a consultant in a project called Mistra future fashion in which they explored the future of the fashion industry and how it could be more sustainable, modernized and transformed into a circular economy. He also worked in a project called SUPFES that explored the environmental issues of fluorocarbons in water repellent fabrics like Gore-Tex, and how could replace those with more sustainable alternatives.
Lourenço Gouveia Booth,works in NOVA University in Lisboa since 2015 where he coordinates the Career Center and the Innovation Center of the School of Social Sciences and Humanities, fostering entrepreneurship and innovation within the academic community. He holds a degree in Political Science and International Relations from NOVA University of Lisboa and a Master in Management and Entrepreneurship from ISCAL/IPL. Since December 2017 he is the proud founder of ‘Marmita Bio’, a plastic-free, organic food home delivery project. And most recently he is responsible for developing the perfect business model for ‘Paralegal Bot’, a private Artificial Intelligent legal consultant chatbot.
Linkedin from Lourenço here!
Evgenia Emets is a multidisciplinary artist and poet. She creates works on the intersection of sound and visual poetry through artist books, calligraphy, performance, and objects. Today she lives Portugal, learning a new language, working on new projects, embracing and negotiating cultural, historical, and environmental legacies of her new home country. Eternal Forest is a new multidisciplinary long-term project. The goal of “Eternal Forest” is to rethink and transform our relationship with its forests. The film itself aims to raise awareness about the environmental situation caused by decades of unsustainable forestry practices, widespread eucalyptus monoculture, the breakdown of communities and human desertification in Portugal and call for a necessity to reconnect with nature in a deeper way.
Links to Facebook page and Website from the artist here!