Leslie Davis Burns

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JAN 10, 2019
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eBook + Studio 9781501334207
eBook 9781501334078
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Studio 9781501334108

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The Book

"This is a primer for future fashion game changers." Kelly Cobb, University of Delaware, US

Learn how to be sustainable and work for social change in the fashion industry. The book explains concepts, applications, legal and regulatory issues, and tools available to professionals throughout the fashion industry. Call to Action Activities, case studies, Conversations with industry professionals, and Company Highlights in every chapter will help you practice sustainability in your career. Some of the featured companies include ABL Denim, Eileen Fisher, Patagonia, Alabama Chanin, Everlane, thredUP, Krochet Kids intl, Loomstate, and Conscious Step. Industry professionals interviewed include Treana Peake, Caryn Franklin, Annie Gullingsrud, Katherine Soucie, and Elizabeth Shorrock, among others. Online STUDIO resources include case studies, self-quizzes, and glossary flashcards.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Overview of Sustainability and Social Change in Fashion
Chapter 2: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice
Chapter 3: Product Life Cycle
Chapter 4: Longevity of Use
Chapter 5: Supply Chain Assurance and Transparency
Chapter 6: Sustainable Business Logistics and Retailing
Chapter 7: Sustainable Communities
Chapter 8: Goals, Plans, and Trends in Creating Sustainable Supply Chains

Fashion Transparency Index: Brand Analysis and Engagement
Upcycling Collaboration Project
Zero Waste Design and University/industry Upcycling Collaboration: A Conversation with Elizabeth Shorrock
Company Highlight: Loomstate: It’s All Connected

About The Authors

Leslie Davis Burns is President and Founder of Responsible Global Fashion LLC and Professor Emerita of Apparel Design and Merchandising at Oregon State University, US. A scholar and educator around topics related to the international apparel industries and consumer behaviour, Dr. Burns is the co-author of six books and over 65 research articles.

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