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CONSCIOUS CONSUMING, EARTH DAY 2017

Friday, 14 April, 2017

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This Earth Day, April 22nd, Eskayel joins forces with MOCIUN and other like- minded brands at the Wythe Hotel. Come for a day of panel discussions, auctions and shopping, with proceeds benefiting three non- profit organizations: Rainforest Alliance, The 5 Gyres Institute and Surfrider Foundation.

11am to 6pm, SHOP CONSCIOUSLY FOR A CAUSE
Ethically sustainable designers will curate a selection of original and/or recycled stock from their brands. Each vendor will donate a percentage of their proceeds to the partnering non-profit organizations. Participating designers include: MOCIUN, WHIT, Eskayel, Julie Thevenot, Marta Pia, Chappo,TAPA & CUYO, Cold Picnic, Loup Charmant, Zola, Fort Makers, and Audrey Louise Reynolds.

11am to 5pm, SHOP DESIGNERS CLOSETS
Designers and business owners known for their unique style will create a dream closet filled with items from their personal wardrobes to create an exciting assortment of recycled and gently used exclusive finds. Participating designers include Audrey Louise Reyolds, Jen Mankins (Bird), Eva Daton, Manon Von Gerkan, Mara Hoffman, Pamela Love, Reshma Patel (Quiet Storms), Shanan Campanaro (Eskayel), Britt Cosgrove(SVILU), Whitney Pozgay (WHIT), and more.

11am to 6pm, LIVE LETTERING by Artist, Brian Kaspr, who will create mad lib posters on eco-friendly subjects where he fills in the blanks with his iconic hand lettering

12 pm to 12:30 pm, ‘NEW RITUALS’ a presentation by Colleen Doyle, Founder of No Trash Project, on her efforts towards a package-free waste-free life

12:45 pm to 1:10 pm, SURFRIDER local chapter presentation

1:30pm to 2:30 pm ,‘TRANSPARENCY: RESHAPING SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS’ panel discussion
Moderator: Teslin Doud. Remade Production Coordinator for Eileen Fisher , CFDA writer, Focus on CFDA / LEXUS Eco – Fashion Challenge.
Panelists:Audrey Louise Reynolds, Britt Cosgrove (SVILU), Caitlin Mociun (MOCIUN), Shanan Companaro (Eskayel), Kristy Caylor (CERCI and Maiyet), Laura Aviva (L’aviva Home)

3pm to 3:45pm, ‘MORE OCEAN, LESS PLASTIC’ a presentation by Suma Balaram, explaining the work that The 5 Gyres Institute does to spread awareness about plastic pollution and her graduate research project, ‘Poly-Sea: Phasing Out Plastic Pollution’

11am to 5pm, CHILDREN’S CONSCIOUS CORNER

11 am to 6 pm, AUCTION AND RAFFLE

Throughout the day, guests will browse the selection of exclusive auction items that have been donated by the creative, design, restaurant, travel, health and wellness communities of Brooklyn. 100% of the proceeds following raffle tickets and auction will be given to our partnering organizations.

AUCTION: https://www.charityauctionstoday.com/auctions/conscious-consuming-2001
RSVP: https://consciousconsuming.eventbrite.com
PRESS CONTACT: Elliott Pollock, elliott@mociun.com
SOCIAL: #consciousconsuming

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