READ // Fashion & Sustainability: Design for Change, by Kate Fletcher and Lynda Grose

Kate Fletcher, author of Sustainable Fashion and Textiles: Design Journeys, and Lynda Grose, assistant professor at California College of the Arts, have a new book coming out in April 2012, Fashion & Sustainability: Design for Change.

With a forward by Paul Hawken, the book is divided into three parts:

PART 1: TRANSFORMING FASHION PRODUCTS

Materials / Processes / Distribution / Consumer care / Disposal

PART 2: TRANSFORMING FASHION SYSTEMS

Local / Speed / Needs / Adaptability / Services and sharing / Hygiene and laundering / Optimised lifetimes / Biomimicry / Engaged / Distribution

PART 3: TRANSFORMING FASHION PRACTICE

The designer

 

Educators, add this book to your required/suggested reading lists!

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Mary Hanlon

Mary is the founder, editor and lead contributor at Social Alterations. She is also a PhD candidate at the University of Edinburgh, where she researches responsible fashion and transnational labour rights activism in the wake of the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh.

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