FASHION REVOLUTION FANZINE #002   LOVED CLOTHES LAST.  The second fanzine from @fash_rev will explore the impacts of over-consumption, encouraging us to buy less, choose well, and help the clothing we have last longer. Check out my photos of some of fashion's true costs, as well as the work of many other committed artists and activists, and  support the revolution here   ♥

FASHION REVOLUTION FANZINE #002

LOVED CLOTHES LAST. The second fanzine from @fash_rev will explore the impacts of over-consumption, encouraging us to buy less, choose well, and help the clothing we have last longer. Check out my photos of some of fashion's true costs, as well as the work of many other committed artists and activists, and support the revolution here 

  Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto   Proud to be consulting on the inaugrual IFWTO - an arts and culture festival dedicated to  nurturing and celebrating the fashion, textile design, and traditional crafting practices of Indigenous artists, while fostering economic development and inclusion. May 31-June 3, 2018. 

Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto

Proud to be consulting on the inaugrual IFWTO - an arts and culture festival dedicated to  nurturing and celebrating the fashion, textile design, and traditional crafting practices of Indigenous artists, while fostering economic development and inclusion. May 31-June 3, 2018. 

 WEAR 2017  Join us at Fashion Takes Action's  World Ethical Apparel Roundtable  to discuss WATER, WASTE, LABOUR and TEXTILES, and take part in a special screening of  RIVER BLUE . Hear from experts, share ideas, and ask the tough questions needed to drive fashion forward into a more sustainable future. 

WEAR 2017

Join us at Fashion Takes Action's World Ethical Apparel Roundtable to discuss WATER, WASTE, LABOUR and TEXTILES, and take part in a special screening of RIVER BLUE. Hear from experts, share ideas, and ask the tough questions needed to drive fashion forward into a more sustainable future. 

  Fashion Talks Podcast    Host Donna Bishop, Fashion Takes Action's Kelly Drennan and myself, discuss the fashion revolution in which we find ourselves, the 5th anniversary of Rana Plaza, and how I accidentally became a fashion activist. Thank you to CAFA and Fashion Talks for having me.  Listen here.  

Fashion Talks Podcast 

Host Donna Bishop, Fashion Takes Action's Kelly Drennan and myself, discuss the fashion revolution in which we find ourselves, the 5th anniversary of Rana Plaza, and how I accidentally became a fashion activist. Thank you to CAFA and Fashion Talks for having me. Listen here. 

 RETHINK DRY CLEANING  Did you know that professional wet cleaning is a safe and effective alternative to dry cleaning? Thrilled to be working with  Environmental Defence  to bring awareness to the hazards of cancer-causing chemicals like PERC, and transition industry towards non-toxic garment care practices.

RETHINK DRY CLEANING

Did you know that professional wet cleaning is a safe and effective alternative to dry cleaning? Thrilled to be working with Environmental Defence to bring awareness to the hazards of cancer-causing chemicals like PERC, and transition industry towards non-toxic garment care practices.

  Design Forward 2018   There are many decisions a designer can make to support people and planet through fashion. Join us for the 3rd Annual Design Forward Award where finalists  Obakki ,  Anian  and  Triarchy  will be recognized for their commitments to sustainability. May 29th at the Berkley Church.  Tix here!  

Design Forward 2018

There are many decisions a designer can make to support people and planet through fashion. Join us for the 3rd Annual Design Forward Award where finalists Obakki, Anian and Triarchy will be recognized for their commitments to sustainability. May 29th at the Berkley Church. Tix here! 

 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.  

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.  

 DESIGN FORWARD @ EDIT  On October 3rd the winner of Fashion Takes Action's Design Forward Award will be revealed at the  Expo for Design, Innovation and Technology.  Congrats to our three finalists, Omi Woods, Triarchy Denim and Peggy Sue Collection for your vision and integrity, and for changing the world by design.  

DESIGN FORWARD @ EDIT

On October 3rd the winner of Fashion Takes Action's Design Forward Award will be revealed at the Expo for Design, Innovation and Technology. Congrats to our three finalists, Omi Woods, Triarchy Denim and Peggy Sue Collection for your vision and integrity, and for changing the world by design.  

  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

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

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 , a lifestyle guide for co-creating a sustainable world, with tips on beauty & wellness, fashion, food and conscious business. A celebration of style and a necessary strategy for maintaining our everyday comforts despite increasingly limited resources. 

ECORENAISSANCE

So happy to support my friend, Marci Zaroff, eco fashion and lifestyle pioneer, in the writing and research for her new book, ECOrenaissance, a lifestyle guide for co-creating a sustainable world, with tips on beauty & wellness, fashion, food and conscious business. A celebration of style and a necessary strategy for maintaining our everyday comforts despite increasingly limited resources. 

 FASHION REVOLUTION FANZINE #001  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. 

FASHION REVOLUTION FANZINE #001

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  ♥  

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

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

 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. 

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. 

 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. 

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. 

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. 

 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. 

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. 

 ALL EARTHLINGS  Launching 2018, AE is a collaborative consulting firm bridging gaps in the fashion and beauty industries to improve supply chain transparency for the health and safety of #AllEarthlings.

ALL EARTHLINGS

Launching 2018, AE is a collaborative consulting firm bridging gaps in the fashion and beauty industries to improve supply chain transparency for the health and safety of #AllEarthlings.

 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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

  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. 

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  ♥

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. 

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.