Schedule and program of the GSFW:

INTERNATIONAL PRESS CONFERENCE
JUNE 7TH

17:00- INTERNATIONAL PRESS CONFERENCE AND RECEPTION FOR MEDIA AND PRESS
with special invitation only

SUSTAINABILITY AND DESIGN
JUNE 8TH

9:30-10:00 REGISTRATION
10:00- 10:45 OPENING SPEECHES

  • Gabriella Mányiné dr. Walek – Founder of GSFW
  • Dr. Gian Luca Borghese, Director of the Italian Cultural Center
  • H.E. Rahul Chhabra, Ambassador of the Indian Republic
10:45-11:15 KEYNOTE SPEECHES

  • Michele Orzan, President of EuCham
  • Vittorio Giomo, Chief Consultant of the GSFW
11:15-11:30 COFFE BREAK
11:30-13:00 FASHION DESIGNERS

  • Rossana Diana, President and Founder of Waste Couture and Venette Waste
  • Dr. Edit Csanák DLA, fashion designer & denim expert, academic professional at University of Óbuda
  • Dr. Mino Parilla – Representative of SAMANTA RUSSO
13:00-14:00 LUNCH BREAK
14:00-15:30 PRACTICES IN SUSTAINABLE FASHION

  • Maria Teresa Betti – Corporate marketing & Sustainable Communication at RadiciGroup: Fashion and circular economy – friends or enemies?
  • Kasi Martin – Founder, The Peahen: Responsible Allure: Making Sustainable Fashion Mainstream in the US
  • Benjamin Itter – CEO of Lebenskleidung Berlin, Consortium of Green Fashion India: Green India = Green Globe
15:30-16:30 SOCIAL, CULTURAL AND ETHICAL ASPECTS OF FASHION

  • Anngwyn St. Just, Cultural Historian: Special Aspects of Fashion – Fashion As A Resource In Healing and Helping Traditions
  • Cara Boccieri, Founder – Ways of Change (co-created fashion brand), Ban Nai Soi: Cultivating a co-creative space of human connection, value and Love
16:30-17:30 CIRCULAR FASHION, BEST PRACTISES – FOLLOWED BY PANEL DISCUSSION

  • Edwina Huang, Vivify Textiles: How to use recycled fashion to build a circular economy
  • Anna Rátkai, blogger of Recoded: Experiences in Denmark
  • Georg Andreas Suhr – Brand Consultant, Fashion Related Services Net, Berlin
  • Moderator: Silvia Gaiani, Consultant for FAO in Rome, Professor and expert in sustainable fashion
18:00-20:00 INTERNATIONAL FASHION SHOW
Venue: Italian Cultural Center, 1088 Budapest, Bródy S. utca 8.

FASHION SHOW
JUNE 8TH

COB Design
Charlene O’Brien, Australia
Eco luxury fashion collection

Piroshka / Anna Hegedűs, Germany/Hungary
Pres CBJ IKONIKA

Conto Bene Jeans, Serbia
in cooperation with Edit Csanák (Hungary)

Waste couture collections from Italy
Silvia Giovanardi
Rapa Milano
Venette Waste

Alberto Ciaschini – Shoes

Katinka Saltzmann – Shoes

Lidia Falcon – Hats

Ágnes Szépligeti
Re-used Couture Collection

SAMANTA RUSSO
FEATURED DESIGNER OF THE EVENT

Creative Team, is headed by István Hornyák designer, stylist, choreographer and visual artist, with
Ágnes Szépligeti, designer, Head of the Couture and Art Team of National Fashion League Hungary
Anna Hegedűs, designer, Member of the National Fashion League Hungary,
Muhammad Fawad Noori, designer, fashion choreographer & fashion academic professional, Creative Design Head of GSW

Designers on display:

Dresses of Csipkeház / Márta Révész made from ramie fabrics from Creative Team of GSFW Anthya / Ying Luo

Nelli Molinari golden lace jewelry with Imán Lettner’s dresses

Krishi Sarin, Organic Knotty Tales, presentation

Venue: Italian Cultural Center, 1088 Budapest, Bródy S. utca 8.

INNOVATION AND SUSTAINABILITY
ÖKO–TEX® CONFIDENCE IN TEXTILES – 25 YEARS OF ÖKO-TEX CERTIFICATE®
JUNE 9TH

9:00- 9:30 WELCOME SPEECHES

  • Gabriella Mányiné dr. Walek – Founder of GSFW
  • Gabriel A. Brennauer, Managing Director of the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Prof. Dr. Stefan Mecheels, President of the Hohenstein Institute
  • Lívia Kokasné Dr. Palicska, Executive Director of Innovatex Ltd.
  • H.E. Syrus Sajjad Qazi, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic Pakistan
9:30-11:00 KEYNOTE SPEECHES

  • Georg Andreas Suhr, Brand Consultant, Fashion Related Services Net, Berlin: Good practices of sustainable and ethical fashion in Germany – From „UPcycling“ till „Zero Waste“.
  • Dr. Monika Zabel, Managing Director, crossxculture consulting, Hamburg / New York: Re-construction (& other sustainable techniques) in Fashion
  • Muhammad Fawad Noori, Fashion Academic Professional, Creative Design Head GSFW: Floral-lash – Digital printed fabric design collection inspiration from Flowers, miniature doodles, ornamental designs, vector birds, damask prints
11:00- 11:30 COFFE BREAK
11:30- 12:30 KEYNOTE SPEECHES

  • Jörg Diekmann, International Director of the Hohenstein Institute: Transparency in the textile supply chain
12:30-13:00 JUBILEE AWARDS CEREMONY
13:00-14:00 LUNCH BREAK
14:00-17:30 B2B MEETINGS
Venue: MKB Bank Zrt, Headquarters, 1056 Budapest, Váci utca 38.

VIP PROGRAM
JUNE 10TH

10:00-12:00 VIP PROGRAM with special invitation only
Venue: Dorottya Diamond Palace, 1051 Budapest, Dorottya utca 6.