Meet Our 2019 Conference Speakers — Part 2

Have you picked up your tickets to The Sustainable Fashion Forum yet? This is by far our biggest year in SFF history and we couldn't be more excited to hang out with you this spring! We hand selected an exceptional group of change-makers, thought-leaders, industry professionals and ethical fashion enthusiasts for an inspired celebration of sustainable fashion! Scroll down to meet some of the amazing people you’ll hear from at The Sustainable Fashion Forum this year!

meet our speakers part 2 sustainable fashion forum
Brent bout well Sseko designs speaker at the sustainable fashion forum
Seattle gents speaker at the sustainable fashion forum

Brent Boutwell is the Chief Operations Officer at  Sseko designs. Brent managed a manufacturing facility in Uganda overseeing the supply chain from material sourcing to order fulfillment. With a background in accounting, internal controls and process mapping Brent uses his skills to develop business models that make a positive impact.

Antonio Smith is the Co-Founder of Seattle Gents. Antonio has a background in content marketing, branding strategy, and destination marketing, which he applies to a platform looking to build and inspire men’s fashion community in the Seattle community.

erin Wallace thredup speaker at the sustainable fashion forum

Erin Wallace is the Brand Director at threadUP. Leading the Brand and Creative teams, Erin has had more than 15 years of experience working in secondhand and traditional fashion retail.

Sarah Dahlquist Personal Style Coach Dahl Style. Sarah studied Merchandising Management before working for Nike for six years. She then decided to start her own business helping men and women to look and feel their best.


Marielle Terhart is an Ethical Fashion Blogger who encourages slow fashion and body positivity. Marielle has five years of content creating, product styling and consulting under her belt which she uses to help her clients define their brand voice and inspires them to dress and feel their best no matter their body type.

Rachel Gallaher is the Senior Editor at Gray Magazine a digital and print magazine media company focusing on the best of architecture, fashion, art and design in the Pacific Northwest.


Shannon Buckley is a notable Slow Fashion Blogger known for her authentic, tell it like it is honesty exploring ethical fashion as a ‘not-quite-plus-size’ woman.

Nicole Bassett is the Co-Founder of the Renewal Workshop, a system that helps provide circular manufacturing practices to companies. Nicole is passionate about sustainable practices and giving new life to damaged clothing and hopes to see a world where resources are used wisely.   

Watch this space for more speaker introductions—and grab your tickets for the 2019 Sustainable Fashion Forum here! See you soon!