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...Considering the increasingly fast pace of fashion and its transient styles, the notion of sustainable fashion seems to be paradoxical—how can fashion ever be sustainable, with its focus on novelty and inbuilt obsolescence? The relationship...

Knitwear: Casting On Around the World

Rebecca Schuiling

Teaching Specialist, Apparel & Textile Design, Michigan State University, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lesson plan

...Introduction: What Is This Unit About? This course will provide insights into knitwear through the lenses of sociology, cultural studies, and visual and material cultures. The lessons highlight knitwear in various parts of the world...

Introduction

Clio Padovani

Clio Padovani is a Research Fellow at the University of Southampton, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sustainability and the Social Fabric : Europe’s New Textile Industries

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Sustainability and the Social Fabric: Europe’s New Textile Industries is an evidence-based inquiry into some of the transformations occurring in the textile and fashion sector. To set the context, the textile and clothing business is one...

Disposing Fashion: From the Ugly . . .

Jana M. Hawley

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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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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...

Moral Dilemmas in the Fashion Business

Jung E. Ha-Brookshire

Jung Ha-Brookshire, Ph.D., is Associate Professor in the Department of Textile and Apparel Management at the University of Missouri, USA. She is a Fulbright Scholar who teaches and researches global sourcing after 8 years of apparel sourcing industry experience in New York City. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Dangers of Fashion : Towards Ethical and Sustainable Solutions

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...In most cases of our lives, there are two sides of a story. That is true even in fashion businesses. A decision that seems to be detrimental to one group of people may save the livelihood of many people in another place. A decision...

The Dangers in the Fashion Supply Chain: Offshore vs. Domestic Sourcing

The Dangers of Fashion : Towards Ethical and Sustainable Solutions

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...Have you ever thought about where your clothes come from and how they are made? Almost 98% of apparel sold in the U.S. market is made overseas. Making apparel is a lot more complicated than just sketching and sewing it. Environmental...

Raíz Diseño—A Nongovernmental Organization

Regina A. Root

Regina A. Root is Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies, College of William and Mary. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 2 : Latin America and the Caribbean

Bloomsbury Academic, 2005

Encyclopedia entry

...The nongovernmental organization Raíz Diseño emerged in 2007 from a transnational network of Latin American designers formerly known as Circuito Identidades Latinas. Most designers had been working for a decade within the parameters...

Slow fashion and investment consumption

Louise Crewe

Louise Crewe is Reader in Economic Geography, University of Nottingham. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Geographies of Fashion : Consumption, Space, and Value

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...A product has the less soul, the more people participate in its manufacture. (Simmel 1957)As writers such as Simmel, quoted here, have often acknowledged, the spatial division of labor that underpins much of the garment supply chain can...

Conclusion

Paul Whittaker

Paul Whittaker Paul Whittaker is Dean of the Faculty of Business, Law, and Art at the University of Southampton, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sustainability and the Social Fabric : Europe’s New Textile Industries

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...In Sustainability and the Social Fabric, we have tried to tell the story of how some key people and their companies have been able to sustain a competitive edge in the global market for textiles and fashion through the innovative use...

Conclusion: Creative Solutions to the Dangers of Fashion

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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Sara B. Marcketti

Sara B. Marcketti is an associate professor at Iowa State University, USA, where she serves as an associate director in the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching and formerly served as curator at the Textiles and Clothing Museum. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Dangers of Fashion : Towards Ethical and Sustainable Solutions

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...A matrix developed based on all the dangers presented in the manuscript is introduced. It presents all the dangers by the level of impact: (a) personal, (b) organizational or company level, (c) community or society level, and (d) global...