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  • ishi vest goes to Green Fest Chicago!

    ishi vest is thrilled to participate in this year's Green Fest Chicago.  Green Fest features local green fashion, sustainable foods, enlightening talks, and -- most importantly -- community.  Those are all things we get pretty jazzed about.

    Come see our very own co-founder, Harishi Patel, discuss the Chicago Fair Trade Sweatfree Campaign and how to create a "cleaner" fashion community.  For more information about Green Fest Chicago's panels, click here.

    BONUS:  Leave us an #ishiFEST note about what community means to you by October 20th, and we'll offer you a FREE TICKET to Green Fest Chicago.* 

    Not in Chicago?  Not to worry.  Leave us an #ishiFEST note, and we'll automatically enter you into a contest to win an awesome infinity scarf with a handy pocket. 


    Green Fest Chicago

    Navy Pier

    October 24 - 26, 2014

    • Panel #1:  Fashion: Sustainable Fabrics and Production
      • October 25 @ 4pm
      • Lifestyle Stage
      • The fashion industry is a dirty one.  There are some innovative options nowadays that can be put to use on many different levels -- from footwear to women's and men's apparel.  Informed customers are the best ones, which make for a better community in the long run.
    • Panel # 2: Sweatfree Chicago - A Panel Discussion
      • October 26 @ 2pm
      • This panel will discuss Chicago Fair Trade's Sweatfree Campaign and the sweatfree ordinance the City Council just passed.  You’ll hear from local fair trade business owners and anti-sweatshop activists.  Come learn how you can take action to support apparel workers around the world and here at home.

    * Free Green Fest Chicago tickets are limited to the first 100 #ishiFEST participants.  The scarf drawing winner will be selected at random from all #ishiFEST participants.

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    • Zion Butterfly says...

      Hey #ishiFEST! Ithought I’d leave a note here as well as Facebook. #Community means hearing about events such as Green Fest through people like you. It’s about being connected to people who share a similar passion and find a common purpose. One towards which each member gives of oneself wholeheartedly. Community is about love and intention beyond any identifiable boundary or border and taking the time to see the beauty and the value in everything around you; and having the added joy of sharing such an experience with a total stranger.

      On October 20, 2014

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