Presents forward-thinking designers, products and processes that are at the forefront of a new green world. The individuals profiled range from scientists to fashion and product designers, and from entrepreneurs to first-time inventors.
Introduces the key issues associated with the production, use and disposal of fashion clothing and gives step-by-step guidance on how to identify and evaluate the potential impacts of a garment during the design process.
Encompasses not only the environmental issues presented by a wasteful and fast-moving fashion cycle but also the social impact of the global fashion industry, which employs up to forty million people worldwide in manufacturing and agriculture.
An overview of fashion ethics and sustainability issues tying today's eco-fashion movement to its multifaceted historical context, investigating the relationship between fashion and the environment as far back as the early nineteenth century.
Toolkits for action, instructions for making and resources for learning in order to create systemic and profitable change within the fashion industry through ‘interconnected design thinking and processes for sustainable textiles and fashion’