The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) launches “The Hand of Fashion” a series of Conversations addressing sustainable practices for the Fashion Industry to encourage sustainable thinking within the fashion industry and fashion education.

This month – November 9 -   Oskar Metsavaht, the founder of Osklen and OM.art , and a goodwill ambassador for UNESCO, talks about sustainability as the new luxury. A pioneer in the world of sustainable fashion, Oskar will focus on the development of his collections through sustainable practices, his contribution to the creation of a research institute, and his work with the Ethical Fashion Initiative.

Osklen's Spring/Summer 2016 based on Ashaninka (Photo by Lynda Churilla)/ Ashaninka 2015 by Oskar Metsavaht: http://osklen.com/en/index.php 

 

For more information about the event: http://www.fitnyc.edu/art-and-design/hand-of-fashion/schedule.php