Smart bets: Fair Trade Fashion Show

“Our goal in hosting the Fair Trade Fashion Show is to educate the Asheville community about fair trade clothing options and give people the opportunity to add fair trade pieces to their closets,” says Mandy Broderick, co-manager of Asheville’s Ten Thousand Villages. With more than 100 North American retail locations, the nonprofit chain supports artisan fashion producers from across the globe. The Asheville affiliate will celebrate Earth Day and the one-year anniversary of the store’s own expansion by holding the fifth annual Fair Trade Fashion Show. The free event, which features garments from Asian and African communities and a post-show shopping opportunity, takes place at Ten Thousand Villages downtown on Saturday, April 18, from 2-3 p.m. tenthousandvillages.com/asheville. Photo courtesy of Ten Thousand Villages

SHARE
About Kat McReynolds
Kat studied entrepreneurship and music business at the University of Miami and earned her MBA at Appalachian State University. Follow me @katmAVL

Before you comment

The comments section is here to provide a platform for civil dialogue on the issues we face together as a local community. Xpress is committed to offering this platform for all voices, but when the tone of the discussion gets nasty or strays off topic, we believe many people choose not to participate. Xpress editors are determined to moderate comments to ensure a constructive interchange is maintained. All comments judged not to be in keeping with the spirit of civil discourse will be removed and repeat violators will be banned. See here for our terms of service. Thank you for being part of this effort to promote respectful discussion.

Leave a Reply

To leave a reply you may Login with your Mountain Xpress account, connect socially or enter your name and e-mail. Your e-mail address will not be published. All fields are required.