Standard Talks x Biofabricate: The Next Generation of Sustainable Beauty + Fashion

Standard Talks x Biofabricate: The Next Generation of Sustainable Beauty + Fashion

Mon. April 22, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Standard Talks is back! The Standard is continuing their panel series with an Earth Day edition in partnership with Biofabricate.

The next generation of sustainability in fashion + beauty is here, and raw + natural substances (think: corn, mushrooms, shrimp) are transforming beyond their origins as a food source. Designers are swapping harmful materials like plastic + leather to create clothing + beauty products using these innovative ingredients. Biofabricate, a leader in the space, will be delving into ways that creators embrace unique materials to lead a more sustainable future.


Moderator: Suzanne Lee (CEO, Biofabricate) will be in conversation with: 

- Hillary Taymour (Founder + Creative Director, Collina Strada)

- Uyen Tran (CEO, TômTex

- Alison Cutlan (Creative Scientist behind The Rootist)

5:30PM | Doors Open

6:00PM | Panel Conversation Begins

7:00PM | Post-Conversation Cocktails Mingling

7:30PM | Event Concludes

Make a night out of it - stay over afterwards

More on Standard Talks: Let’s talk about it. Standard Talks is our reoccurring cultural forum where we invite the world’s leading thinkers, doers and creators to talk it out at The Standard. They bring their biggest ideas and best takes to intimate panel discussions. Talks cover topics ranging from art and fashion to science, politics, and entrepreneurship. Over cocktails (or coffee), guests sit back and absorb, ask questions, and make new connections. The Standard Talks program launched in 2012 and has featured the likes of Benedict Cumberbatch, Lady Fag, Abi Morgan, Keira Knightley, and more. 

More on Suzanne Lee of Biofabricate: Suzanne is a designer turned pioneer of biotechnology for fashion. She started growing materials from microbes for the fashion industry in 2002 coining the term ‘Biocouture™’. Today Suzanne is the founder of Biofabricate, a global network serving the needs of biomaterial innovators, consumer brands and investors through events, advisory and learning resources. Biofabricate is ‘Where Design meets Biology’. Suzanne is the author of ‘Fashioning the Future: tomorrow’s wardrobe’. She is a special advisor to Parley For The Oceans, The Mills Fabrica and Fashion for Good on biomaterials, a TED Senior Fellow, and a Launch Material Innovator - an initiative of NASA, Nike, USAID and the US State Department. Formerly Suzanne was the Chief Creative Officer of Modern Meadow, a biomaterials startup in New York (2014-2019).

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