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Fashion and Sustainability

Design for Change

April 4, 2012 | Trade paperback
ISBN: 9781856697545
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Description

This book examines how sustainability has the potential to transform both the fashion system and the innovators who work within it. The book is organized in three parts. The first part is concerned with transforming fashion products across the garment's lifecycle and includes innovation in materials, manufacture, distribution, use, and re-use. The second part looks at ideas that are transforming the fashion system at root into something more sustainable, including new business models that reduce material output. The third section is concerned with transforming the role of fashion designers and looks to examples where the designer changes from a stylist or shaper of things into a communicator, activist or facilitator.

About this Author

Kate Fletcher is a lecturer in fashion and sustainability at London College of Fashion. She also runs her own sustainable fashion consultancy, Slow Fashion, and is on the expert panel advising the Danish Fashion Council's sustainability initiative, the Soil Association's Textile Standards Committee, and the editorial board for the journal Fashion Practice.

Lynda Grose is a professor at California College of the Arts. As a practising designer, consultant, and educator, she cofounded ESPRIT's ecollection line, which was the first ecologically responsible clothing line developed by a major corporation and set pioneering standards for the textile industry, and advises clients including Gap Inc and Greenpeace on issues of sustainability.

ISBN: 9781856697545
Format: Trade paperback
Pages: 192
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Published: 2012-04-04

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