Top model Karlo takes a journey from the catwalk to the boardroom.
Why independent labels are the future of sustainable fashion.
Hear first-hand how the dirty secrets of the fashion industry got Karlo “Elite Model Look Singapore 2012” finalist, involved in sustainable fashion. When Karlo met MTV UK Voice of Change and Award Winning social entrepreneur Aaron Jones, the founder of Fikay fashion, a synergy was born. Working with a wide variety of brands Karlo witnessed how the objectification of models, intern exploitation and overall lack of industry accountability is creating damage that independent brands such as Fikay set out to solve. Karlo and Aaron are both outspoken about the industry’s need to be more transparent while still remaining fun and sexy.
On the occasion of LONDON COLLECTIONS: MEN on January 9th 2015, Karlo and Aaron are hosting a Press Preview & Pop-Up over a complimentary Italian breakfast at the LI VELI Winery and Bistro, 69 Long Acre, Covent Garden. The presentation of the new Fikay Mens’ accessories, and travel luggage will be the brands’ premiere in London. The get-together will also be a brilliant opportunity to visit the recently opened venture brought to London by the Masseria LI VELI winery and the Borgo Egnazia Hotel in Puglia, Italy where Fikay did their last photo shoot. Join a panel discussion covering innovation in sustainable fashion, the launch of the Fikay new collection and learn why independent labels are becoming the new mainstream.