Katharine Hamnett Lunchtime Lecture

19 March 2015

Thursday 19th March 12.30pm, Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee

Design in Action and Zero Waste Scotland are honoured to host Katharine Hamnett, CBE at a free public lunchtime lecture in Dundee


Katharine Hamnett is a global heritage brand, famous for making great clothes that you keep forever, launching new trends, creating new fabrics and inventing new technical processes as well as campaigning for political and social issues.

She is also the pioneer and leading spokesperson of ethical and environmental clothing, with the ability to generate international media attention across news and current affairs as well as fashion.

The Katharine Hamnett mission, ‘To produce ethical and environmental clothing on a large scale, alleviating poverty and preserve traditional skills’ has seen her voted ‘Britain’s No.1 Ethical Hero’ by New Consumer magazine and ‘Queen of Green’ by UK Vogue. She has also been described as ‘The most copied designer in the world’  by Sarah Mower in The Guardian.​

Please join us to hear Katherine discuss her vision, and her approach to “the huge problems in the way clothing is manufactured that destroy lives and the environment, even impacting and contributing to global warming and climate change.”

There will be an opportunity for questions from the audience, the talk will start at 12.30pm and be followed by refreshments.

The event is now SOLD OUT. To register your name on our waiting list, please use the Eventbrite link below.


This event is brought to you by Design in Action and Zero Waste Scotland.


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