Event: How can we change our fashion consumption to become more sustainable?


The Liverpool Fashion Summit is a student-led event that aims to bring together the brightest minds to tackle the biggest issues in one of the world’s largest industries.

This year’s event takes place from 21-23 April, with a focus on conscious consumption, and in particular:

  • How can we change our consumption habits to become more sustainable?
  • What are the limits to ethical consumption?
  • What role can swaps and upcycling play?
  • Are we ready to consume more ethically, or is it merely a pipe-dream?

LFS provides a platform for students, businesses, consumers, and academics to debate and discuss industry trends and best practice, raise awareness of the key barriers to change, and explore the part we can all play.

There’s lots to get involved with, including:


Three virtual roundtable events from 21-23 April will focus on modern slavery, the circular economy and sustainability. Sign-up on the LFS digital events page.


The sharpest minds in academia and industry will share their knowledge, experience, and expertise on the issues of ethical consumption in a series of online conversations.

Notable guests include Vera Hoelscher from Royal Holloway, Andreas Chatzidakis from Royal Holloway, Katia Balabanova from the University of Liverpool, Rob Harrison from Ethical Consumer, and many more.

Sustainable Pack Challenge

LFS aim to prove that sustainable living can be a reality! Students will receive a pack of second-hand materials that they will upcycle into a unique one-off piece. Check out the LFS social channels to follow their journey!

Sustainable Fund

The Sustainable Fund will recognise and reward two projects that promote sustainability in their communities. Applications are open to small businesses and students. Each of the awards will be £500 and the initiative must take place by the 30 June 2021.

Click to find out more about the business fund and student fund.

Visit the Liverpool Fashion Summit website to find out more and get involved.