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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

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...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...

Applying Circular Economy Principles in Luxury Fashion: Petit h

Fashion Business Cases : A Student Guide to Learning with Case Studies

Fairchild Books, 2021

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...As one of the world’s most iconic luxury brands, Hermès is known for its heritage and excellence in craftsmanship and materials. However, the pursuit of product excellence in order to maintain the high status of luxury brands often results...

Fashion Design Beyond the Designer

Alice Payne

Alice Payne is a Senior Lecturer in Fashion at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. Her research interests include the fashion design process and the problem of design for sustainability within the fashion context. Alice is also an award-winning designer, investigating design for sustainability in fashion via practice-led research. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing Fashion’s Future : Present Practice and Tactics for Sustainable Change

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

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...Today, more than ever, design matters. Fashion design triggers the manufacture of an estimated 150 billion items of clothing annually (Kirchain 2015), and world fibre production continues to accelerate in response to growing consumption...

Sustainability and Fashion

Pat Parish

Pat Parish has taught fashion and textile courses for over thirty years. Her teaching career began at the Royal College of Art and she now lectures at Northbrook College, UK. Alongside her teaching, she has also worked as a freelance pattern cutter for designers such as Betty Jackson and Anne Tyrrell, and has created collections with Amanda Wakely, Edina Ronay, Bruce Oldfield and many others. Many of her students have successful careers in fashion. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pattern Cutting : The Architecture of Fashion

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...Sustainability is now a major concern for fashion designers and pattern cutters. This chapter investigates some of the key issues affecting fashion design and showcases new methods for more sustainable and less wasteful pattern cutting...

Sustainability Must Drive Design

The Dangers of Fashion : Towards Ethical and Sustainable Solutions

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...The danger in fashion design lies in maintaining the status quo. Fashion is said to reflect the times, however, anticipating or predicting the future is more critical than ever due to the impact that current fashion is having...

Sustainability and the Fashion Industry

Kathryn Reiley

Dr. Kathryn Reiley is a Lecturer in Apparel Design and Retail Merchandising in the College of Design at the University of Minnesota, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Introduction: What Is This Unit About? This unit will explore various topics related to sustainability and fashion, and examine the growing popularity of the following areas: ethical and eco-fashion, vintage and secondhand fashion, slow...

FABSCRAP: Building Stakeholder Awareness for Reducing Fashion Industry Waste

Fashion Business Cases : A Student Guide to Learning with Case Studies

Fairchild Books, 2021

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...The fashion industry relies on a constant flow of new styles to fuel its revenue growth and shareholder profit. Young consumers demand an ever-changing offering of new clothing to update their wardrobes. Older consumers seek new arrays...
...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students should be able to: Identify ethical, sustainable, and fair trade fashion marketing tactics, as each relates to the marketing message. Analyze the differences among buzzwords and how...

Re;Code

Fashion Business Cases : A Student Guide to Learning with Case Studies

Fairchild Books, 2021

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...Creating upcycling fashions from post-consumer waste is an important and timely topic for today’s global fashion industry. This study discusses challenges addressed by fashion brands creating upcycled fashion products using the case...

Practice: Hope for the Future by Janelle Abbott

Fiona Dieffenbacher

Fiona Dieffenbacher is Assistant Professor of Fashion at Parsons School of Design, New York. Her research practice is located at the intersection of dress, embodiment and materiality, with a particular emphasis on the ‘space in between’ theory and practice. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Thinking : Creative Approaches to the Design Process

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

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...Janelle’s final fashion illustration along with a selection of her process books.Janelle Abbott was born into the fashion industry – her parents owned a clothing manufacturing company, Amanda Gray. In 2012, she pursued a BFA in fashion...