Summing-up a Semester of Sustainable Fashion

The issue of sustainability in fashion is one which holds significant importance when considering the future of the industry and, more broadly, the planet. The increased prevalence of fast fashion, fuelled by the popularisation of online shopping and changing consumer behaviours has meant that the textile industry has become one of the most environmentally degradingContinue reading “Summing-up a Semester of Sustainable Fashion”

Introducing: The Green Thread

An operational prototype Find The Green Thread website here, and the Lazy Susan Studio Instagram page here. When considering the future of fashion, the necessary steps to ensure the sustainability of the industry and the provision of clothing for the generations to come must be implemented now. As Gordon and Hill explain, “sustainable fashion isContinue reading “Introducing: The Green Thread”

Fashion Forward: Digital Artefact Pitch

For the major part of human history, clothing has been hand made and tailored with a purely functional purpose.  Prior to the industrial revolution, textile production was “small scale in home workshops called cottage industries” (Monet, 2017). It wasn’t until the twentieth century that these networks of small tailors gradually evolved into the large scaleContinue reading “Fashion Forward: Digital Artefact Pitch”