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Greening Fashion for the Future

September 15, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 3:00pm


Panel Discussion


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Mark the closing of Fashion Statement as we whisk from the glamorous world of fashion and into the realm of our next original exhibit Scrapyard: Innovators of Recycling. The fashion industry is one of the most wasteful in the world – join a panel of experts to discuss challenges faced by the industry and how to “green” the fashion of the future.


Meet Your Panelists

Holly Schiller is Associate Professor of Fashion Merchandising in the Brown School of Business and Leadership at Stevenson University.  She obtained her Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro in Consumer, Apparel and Retail Studies while also working as a Research Assistant on a grant funded project through NC State University.  Holly was Program Chair of Fashion Merchandising at West Virginia University before taking her current faculty position at Stevenson University.  Her research interests lie in the areas of sustainability, the intersection of fashion and culture, as well as consumer behavior.  While she grew up on the North Carolina coast, Holly loves spending time running, reading, and hanging with her kids and husband in her adopted home of Baltimore.


Inna Alesina was born in Kharkov, Ukraine, where she studied industrial design. 2018 Red Dot Design Award winner, Alesina works in many disciplines including object design, performance wear, ergonomics, communication design, food systems, and bio materials. Alesina co-authored a book, Exploring Materials: Creative Designs for Everyday Objects (PAPress, 2010). Alesina is an Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at Stevenson University.


This program is presented in relation to the Fashion Statement exhibit, on view April 7 – September  15,2019. Tickets to public programs include admission to the Museum.



September 15, 2019
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm