Samuji Talks: Sara Idacavage x Jenni Väänänen-Lauterbach
Sara Idacavage x Jenni Väänänen-Lauterbach
Friday December 14th
12 Prince Street, New York, NY
Join us for an evening of Samuji Talks with Samuji designer Jenni Väänänen-Lauterbach and Fashion and textile historian Sara Idacavage from Parsons School of Design. The discussion will explore the future of sustainable fashion, the value of long-term design and the design process at Samuji. The event is co-hosted by Samuji Nolita and The Finnish Cultural Institute in New York, where Väänänen-Lauterbach is currently in residence. She will spend two months in New York researching new ways of incorporating sustainability in the core of the Samuji brand.
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS:
Jenni Väänänen-Lauterbach originally started her career designing phones and computers, but has been working for Samuji since 2015, designing the brand’s pre-collections. She has an MA in Creative Sustainability from the Aalto University School of Arts in Finland, and aims to develop the Samuji brand towards an even more sustainable direction.
Sara Idacavage is a fashion historian and archivist with a background in fashion journalism. She is currently the Collections Manager of Parsons Fashion Study Collection and formerly served as a Fashion Specialist for the The New School Archives and Special Collections. Idacavage also writes a history column for Fashionista and works as an Associate Editor of the Fashion Studies Journal.