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‘新三年,旧三年,缝缝补补又三年’

Styling Shanghai

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...Clothing Frugality and the Narrative of the Ordinary, 1960–76 Against the context of a century or more of economic, social and political developments in China, fashion or clothing has acted as a representational and symbolic illustration...

Sustainability in the Textile and Apparel Industries

Elena E. Karpova

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Elena E. Karpova is an Associate Professor in the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality management at Iowa State University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Grace I. Kunz

Grace I. Kunz is Professor Emerita at Iowa State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Myrna B. Garner

Myrna B. Garner is Professor Emerita at Illinois State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Going Global : The Textile and Apparel Industry

Fairchild Books, 2021

Book chapter

...It is the work of this generation to make clear we reject the status quo—race toward the destruction of our planet and the wild places we play in and love. We cannot sit idly by while large special interests destroy the planet for profit...

A Consumer Perspective on Clothing Care: The Economic, Environmental, and Social Costs

The Dangers of Fashion : Towards Ethical and Sustainable Solutions

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...Clothing consumption has been defined as encompassing three main stages: acquisition, use, and disposal. The second stage includes clothing inventory, use, and maintenance. The maintenance, or care, of clothing involves activities...

Use

Alison Gwilt

Alison Gwilt is Associate Professor in Design at the University of New South Wales and Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at the University of South Australia, Australia. She is an adviser to the not-for-profit organisations Redress (Hong Kong) and the Ethical Fashion Forum (UK). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Practical Guide to Sustainable Fashion

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...UK designer Emma Dulcie Rigby produces a range of garments that incorporate accessible care instructions into the design of the garment.A garment’s use phase – where for some products most of the environmental impacts are created – can...
...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students should be able to: Investigate the environmental impact of both discarded faux fur (synthetic fibers) and real fur (natural fibers). Consider the overall environmental impact...
...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students should be able to: Explore the definition of a luxury brand in the context of fashion. Compare linear and circular approaches in the fashion industry. Analyze the barriers...

Women’s Invisible Labor in Dress Practices: Care

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 8 : West Europe

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Fashion consumption hides a great deal of invisible labor; changes in this labor have influenced and silently but effectively reoriented the fashion world. This invisible labor is the work done in everyday life to buy, clean, iron, and mend...

Disposing Fashion: . . . To the Good

Elena E. Karpova

Elena E. Karpova is an Associate Professor in the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality management at Iowa State University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jana M. Hawley

Jana M. Hawley

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The Dangers of Fashion : Towards Ethical and Sustainable Solutions

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...The two chapters present an overview of issues associated with textile waste and discuss the reasons and consequences behind ever growing volumes of disposed fashion products. The structure of the textile waste management industry...

United States World War II Clothing Restrictions

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 3 : The United States and Canada

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...In April 1942, four months after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the War Production Board issued Limitation Order 85 in order to conserve fabric needed for the war effort. The purpose of the order was to ensure that no major style changes...

Longevity of Use

Leslie Davis Burns

Dr. Leslie Davis Burns is President and Founder of Responsible Global Fashion LLC and Professor Emerita of Apparel Design and Merchandising at Oregon State University. A scholar and educator around topics related to the international apparel industries, consumer behaviour, and corporate social responsibility, Leslie is author of Sustainability and Social Change in Fashion (2019, Fairchild Books) and co-author of The Business of Fashion (6th edition forthcoming, 2020, Fairchild Books). She is also the Editor-in-Chief of the new online resource, Bloomsbury Fashion Business Cases. Leslie is a Fellow of the International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) and has received the Distinguished Scholar and the Educator of the Year Awards from ITAA in addition to teaching, research, and leadership awards from Oregon State University. Leslie holds a BA from Washington State University and a Ph.D. in Consumer Sciences and Retailing from Purdue University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sustainability and Social Change in Fashion

Fairchild Books, 2019

Book chapter

...Describe the fashion process and forms of obsolescence and their relationship to fashion design and merchandising for longevity of use.Describe the characteristics of fashion brand companies that use the slow fashion philosophy...