Organised by London Design Festival
Stella McCartney are pioneers of alternative approaches to traditional, non-sustainable materials and have been staunchly been vegetarian and cruelty-free since day one. One of the first and only Sustainability and Innovation Directors working inside a luxury fashion brand Claire Bergkamp will reveal how Stella McCartney balances innovation, sustainability and consumer appeal; how they work hand in hand with scientists, material technologists and suppliers on innovations such as lab-engineered microsilk and how biomaterials and sustainability fit into the world of luxury fashion and design.
Claire Bergkamp, Worldwide Sustainability & Innovation Director, Stella McCartney
Chair: Georgia Parker, Innovation Manager, Fashion for Good
The Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, Victoria and Albert Museum
Organised by Global Design Forum
Global Design Forum is the London Design Festival’s curated thought leadership programme, celebrating design and the minds shaping its future. Taking place throughout the Festival at the V&A and supported by OPPO as Headline Partner, the Forum features a unique mix of talks, debates, tours and workshops that together reflect the most innovative thinking in the world of design today.