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”

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”

Contextual Essay – RecreAte

Project Summary: “RecreAte” is a website that I developed last year in BCM206, which began as a project to help first year students who have moved out of home find creative and simple ways to use up the leftover ingredients in their fridge. Since then, it has developed into a food waste initiative, which hasContinue reading “Contextual Essay – RecreAte”