FASHION TRANSPARENCY INDEX

Thank you, Fashion Revolution, for including my photography of Rana Plaza in the 2017 Transparency Index, which ranks 100 of the biggest global fashion brands and retailers based on their transparency and communication surrounding social and environmental impacts, practices and policies.   

A FILM ABOUT BEAUTY

What began as a makeover show is now a feature film. Thank you to my team at White Pine Pictures for sticking with me and bringing this dream to life. I couldn't be luckier  More soon...xx

FTA 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY

Come and celebrate 10 years of Fashion Takes Action at the Toronto Reference Library on May 27th, 2017! 10 Canadian designers show us that the future of fashion is friendly, for both people and planet. #styledbySarahJay

BEYOND BRANDS

In good company at BeyondBrands - a conscious consulting collective united to help brands grow their businesses sustainably. I'll be advising on #FairFashion & #CleanCosmetics

ECORENAISSANCE

So happy to support my friend, Marci Zaroff, eco fashion and lifestyle pioneer, in the writing and research for her new book, ECOrenaissance, created to inspire a new business acumen based on sustainable values, and to remind us of our complete interconnectivity.

FASHION REVOLUTION FANZINE

My friends at Fashion Revolution included some of my photography in their first FANZINE  72 pages of pix, poetry, illustration, design & editorial, the collectible zine explores the hidden stories behind our clothes, and how our purchasing power can make a positive impact. 

SHARKWATER EXTINCTION

In collaboration with United Conservationists & Bloom Association, I had the honour of contributing to Rob's final project, SHARKWATER EXTINCTION, exploring the persistent use of shark squalene in cosmetics accounting for 2.7 million shark deaths annually. RIP Rob  

MY CLOTHES MY WORLD

I am now a facilitator of Fashion Takes Action's MY CLOTHES MY WORLD school program - full and half day workshops for kids of all ages, providing an interactive overview of the social and environmental impacts of CLOTHING. For bookings, please contact: education@fashiontakesaction.com

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VOGUE x SREEPUR VILLAGE

When your work for a cause near and dear to your heart is featured on VOGUE.COM   Please take a moment to donate directly to Sreepur Village Organization who responded to the 2013 Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh by stepping in to support the continued education of 200 children orphaned by the tragedy. 

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ARTISAN HUB

Thrilled to be co-producing and styling the Artisan Hub event for the Trade Facilitation Office of Canada in partnership with Fashion Takes Action, ft. samples from artisan communities in 8 developing countries in preparation for the Ethical Sourcing Trade Show in 2017. 

TFI NEW LABELS 2016

GUN CONTROL x SARAH JAY for the win at the annual TFI NEW LABELS show. Gun Control by Defne Husrevoglu is a music-inspired street couture line made in Canada. Genderless and geometric. #StyledBySarahJay. 

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DESIGN FORWARD

CONSCIOUS. CURATED. CATWALK. Fair fashion, Canadian-made. A runway show curated and #StyledBySarahJay, sponsored by H&M, hosted by Fashion Takes Action. 10 designers + emerging talent that represent the future of fashion. 

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 ENVIRONMENTALISTS.tv

An organization supporting conservation through creative collaborations, founded by yours truly. Change is beautiful. Coming together is the key. Launching fall 2017.

BOWIE x BIDDELL

A three part showcase inspired by David and Iman at FASHION ART TORONTO. Designed by Evan Biddell. Fashion consulting and styling by Sarah Jay. Dedicated to the one and only, David Bowie. 

FIRST WORLD FASHION

A film and installation by Laura Gildner and Sarah Jay at FASHION ART TORONTO addressing garment worker safety in a post Rana Plaza world and the human costs of fast fashion. 

 

JUST BEAUTIFUL CAMPAIGN

Working with Environmental Defence on the Just Beautiful cabinet, helping consumers make informed decisions about product safety, and working to change the policy surrounding the hazardous toxins in cosmetics and care products. 

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WEAR 2016

Join me at Fashion Takes Action's 2nd annual World Ethical Apparel Roundtable, Canada's sustainable business conference for the apparel & textile industry where I'll be moderating panel discussions on ethical sourcing and transparency, and sharing a bit about my experience visiting Rana Plaza in the fall of 2014. 

THE GREEN SHOWS

A pop up retail, runway, and consulting company based in New York, supporting the sustainable fashion community through education and events. So proud that what we've created is fashion first. Stay tuned to see where we head next. Harvey, I'm with you all the way

FASHION REVOLUTION

Join the REVOLUTION. Visit me at my other account @FASH_REVCAN and tag brands asking #WHOMADEMYCLOTHES? Use your voice and your power to transform the fashion industry into a force for good. We believe in a fair future for the industry which values people, the environment, and creativity. Click here for more information.