“My hope is that Global Fashion Agenda continues to serve as the platform for accelerating the necessary change and that Copenhagen Fashion Summit will continue to be the global platform for bringing forward the industry’s commitment to change,” said Crown Princess Mary of Denmark before the attendees of this year’s Copenhagen Fashion Summit.
The summit which aims to bring fashion industry professionals from around the globe together seeks to provide networking opportunities and the furthering of initiatives that will strive to make the industry better in the time to come.
Crown Princess Mary as patron of the summit was among the summit’s leading guest speakers, addressing the key necessity that the agenda provides for the future of the fashion industry.
Topics covered at the summit include sustainability, and the effects fashion has on the world at large both in social and global situations as it pertains to our society today. The event, held from 15-16 May, provided many keynote speaking sessions including many opportunities for fashion industry leaders to enter into new and enlightening conversations that might help to further the cause and better their industry.
This cause continues to allow the Crown Princess to fight for human and global rights initiatives as patron; this year’s summit is highlighting topics such as the safety of models in today’s world and the ethics of sustainability in the production of various valuable resources.
In a 2016 interview with Vogue Australia, Crown Princess Mary emphasised her passion for human rights: “It will take time to create real and sustainable change. If we are talking about the textile and fashion industry, it is one of the most female-dominated industries in the world, and yet many of these working women are voiceless.”
As patron of the Copenhagen Fashion Summit, Crown Princess Mary appears to have remained steadfast to her cause, using her public platform as a means to make a lasting change in society.