RMIT Gallery Exhibit: The Dark Side of Fashion

Kira Simpson

“Fast Fashion unveils a dark side of the industry that lurks behind the wardrobes fuelled by mass consumerism.”

In collaboration with the Goethe-Institut Slow Fashion Lab, the exhibit is a showcase of local designers work, where they show alternative approaches to fast fashion. Featuring ethical fashion labels, and different design aspects such as recycling and upcycling.

The exhibition opening event is Thursday the 20th July from 6pm – 8pm.


RMIT Gallery, City campus, 124 La Trobe St, Melbourne VIC 3000


From 21st of July 2017 to 9th of September 2017

Gallery Opening Hours

Monday to Friday 11am–5pm, Thursday 11am–7pm, Saturday 12pm–5pm, and closed Sunday and public holidays.

Image source: Junk Kouture

"Taking a critical look behind the scenes of the fashion industry with an exhibition that undresses the social, economic and environmental impacts of cheap fashion."

Kira Simpson

Kira Simpson is a sustainability advocate, climate optimist and founder, and editor of The Green Hub. Her own sustainable living journey began five years ago when she realised our choices matter. What we eat, where we shop, what we wear, how we live, these choices have the power to shape the kind of world we want to live in. Since launching The Green Hub in 2016 she has grown the blog to become a platform for sustainable fashion and conscious living helping people make lifestyle choices which are kinder to the planet.