Fashion is about to descend on Rio, but not to shop: to talk. Specifically about “Good Business Models for a Sustainable Future”, which is kind of vague, but which will focus on “clothes, bags, shoes”: how to make money while making them and also make change. For beyond Rio, there’s a growing underground attempting to use what is generally regarded as the most self-centered and value-bereft of industries to actually affect the economic and thus political and personal situation of some of the most challenged global communities. You know, fashion has always appreciated a good dose of irony
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