Fashion and Sustainability: Design for Change

byKate Fletcher, Lynda GroseForeword byPaul Hawken

April 4, 2012|
Fashion and Sustainability: Design for Change by Kate Fletcher
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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.
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 jour...
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Title:Fashion and Sustainability: Design for Change
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:192 pages, 9.5 X 6.75 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:192 pages, 9.5 X 6.75 X 0.5 in
Published:April 4, 2012
Publisher:Laurence King Publishing
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781856697545

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