The Beet at Ellwood Thompson's

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Who pays the price for our clothing?

The Ethical Style Collective, in collaboration with local Zero Waste bloggers Erica Wells of A Waste Not Kind Of Life and Elizabeth Farner of A Little Less Trashy, are hosting a screening of the documentary The True Cost at The Beet at Ellwood Thompson's in honor of Fashion Revolution Week.


  • 7:00PM - Welcome and intro from hosts
  • 7:10PM - Screening of The True Cost
  • 8:40 - 9:00PM - Thank you, and brief explanation of Fashion Revolution and Fashion Revolution Week

About Fashion Revolution Week

Spearheaded by Fashion Revolution, this is a week of campaigns and action to demand greater transparency in the fashion supply chain. It takes place during the week of 24 April, the date of the Rana Plaza building collapse, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Rana Plaza housed a number of garment factories, and when the building collapsed on 24 April 2013, 1,138 people were killed and many more were injured.

The tragedy highlighted the dreadful conditions that many people in the garment industry were working in. Join us to view this important documentary and learn more about the impact the fast fashion industry has on people and the planet.

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About The Panelists

Ethical Style Collective @ethicalstyleco

A group in Richmond, VA encouraging intentional shopping and conscious conversations around the fashion industry.

April @allawear

Ethical fashion blogger who believes that fashion can & should be a force for good. Inspiring the modern woman to shop better without sacrificing style.

Kelly @thegoodwearblog

Ethical fashion blogger exploring ways to be a responsible and sustainable fashion consumer through transparency, creativity and style.

Lisa @topstichrva

Seamstress with a major mission to live a low impact life on the environment and repairing clothes is one of many ways to increase sustainability. Encouraging people to love the clothes they have and reduce mass consumerism.

Rupa @sustainablyrupa

Navigating how to live sustainably when life sometimes has other plans. Dedicated to low waste, sustainable fashion + thoughtful consumption.

Erica @awastenotkindoflife

Working towards reducing her family’s footprint since 2017. She shares her journey on her blog A Waste Not Kind Of Life, chronicling her ups and downs in trying to dodge waste. She is a big supporter of a minimalistic closet and shopping secondhand.

Elizabeth @lesswasteelizabeth

Documents her efforts in decreasing her family's carbon footprint on her instagram account and her blog A Little Less Trashy. A firm believer that earth friendly changes have a place in mainstream family life, and a champion of slow fashion and shopping ethically.


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