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BY KATIE - MYGREENPOD, 22 July '18
London’s first 100% vegan-friendly, eco-conscious shopping destination will pop up in August
Get ready, bargain-hunters and lovers of cruelty-free fashion: Po-Zu’s London Sustainable Fashion Rooms collaborative pop-up and sample sale is set to return with The Vegan Edit at The Truman Brewery V-For Vegan Festival, in the heart of London’s trendy Brick Lane.
Cruelty-free summer fashion
For four days only, a selection of the UK’s leading ethical and sustainable brands will provide London shoppers with all their summer holiday needs.
Po-Zu’s vegan-friendly sneakers and sandals – which are all 100% cruelty-free, PVC-free and free from harmful chemicals – will feature alongside organic T-shirts, light summer dresses and recycled PET summer shorts and swimwear.
The London Sustainable Fashion Rooms: Vegan Edit promises to be a one-stop-shop for all things cruelty-free and ethical this summer.
Po-Zu’s London Sustainable Fashion Rooms – The Vegan Edit
Thursday 02 to Sunday 05 August
Shop 4 (opposite Rough Trade), Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London E1 6QL
Wear your values
Veganism is on the rise in Britain; according to the Vegan Society, the number of vegans has shot up from around 150,000 ten years ago to at least 542,000 in 2017.
While a large focus of the vegan trend has been on plant-based food, increasingly we are seeing vegan fashion come to the fore as more people aim to wear, as well as eat, their vegan and ethical values.
Brands confirmed to show at the Vegan Edit space include:
Po-Zu – take a look at this ethical footwear company’s gorgeous new vegan sneaker collection, ethically made in Sri Lanka. Po-Zu’s classic sandals, shoes and heels, made with organic cotton, cork and pineapple leaf fibre, will also be on show.
Click here to find out why the unisex Butterfly sneaker from Po-Zu’s Sri Lankan range is a MyGreenPod.com Hero
Howies – see the highest quality, lowest impact basics that are built to last. As well as Howies’ world-famous sample sale, you’ll see all sorts of everyday attire and clothes for men and women, designed for the activities we love doing.
Komodo – this brand’s ethically made clothing for men and women is contemporary in style and crafted with respect for people and planet, using eco-friendly materials and production practices.
Wear the Walk – the ultimate revolving wardrobe and an endless library of luxury clothing from some of London’s best up-and-coming design talent.
Ethical fashion panel
At 11.00 on Saturday morning, Po-Zu will host a panel discussion, chaired by Safia Minney, MBE, with ethical fashion pioneers including founder Mark Bloom from Komodo, Zoe Partridge from Wear the Walk and vegan changemaker Damian Clarkson, co-founder of Vevolution.
The event welcomes influencers and vegan and ethical aficionados alike to learn from those leading the pack in vegan fashion. Everyone’s invited to join the conversation about how to reduce our impact on the planet.
RSVP for the panel event (£8.14) here. The pop-up and sample sale are free to visit.