SUSTAINABLE FASHION

2nd Edition

Janet Hethorn and Connie Ulasewicz

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PAPERBACK + STUDIO

ISBN:
9781501395383
Published:
JUL 30, 2015
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eBook 9781628925333
Paperback 9781628925319
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Studio 9781501395727

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As issues surrounding sustainability in the fashion industry continue to evolve, the conversation in this collection of essays from leading fashion academics and practitioners has been updated with current concepts and industry practices. Sustainable Fashion: What's Next? A Conversation about Issues, Practices and Possibilities, Second Edition examines the challenges that designers, product developers, and consumers confront as they create, wear, and recycle clothing and fashion. Organized into three sections and printed on FSC-certified paper, each section focuses on an in-depth exploration of sustainable opportunities that are identified as people, process and the environment.


New to this edition:
- New sidebars, Ideas in Action, focus on an expansion of real world applications and include interviews, case studies and profiles of professionals
-Best Practices at the end of each section feature new examples of contemporary industry practices including The Filippa K. Story, Sri Lanka: A Model of Sustainable Apparel Industry Initiatives, and Peg and Awl: To make things out of nothing
- End-of-chapter discussion questions raise important issues and implications for future development
- New Chapter 5 on social responsibility emphasizes the conditions of garment workers and human sustainability
- Instructor's Guide available

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Table of Contents

Foreword by William McDonough, University of Virginia, US
Preface
Introduction
Section 1: Connecting with People on Sustainable Practices
Introduction
Chapter 1: The Fashion of Sustainability by Linda Welters, University of Rhode Island, US
Chapter 2: Seeking Responsibility and Innovation in the Sewn Products Industry by Connie Ulasewicz, San Francisco State University, US
Chapter 3: User-Centered Innovation: Design Thinking and Sustainability by Janet Hethorn, University of Delaware, US
Chapter 4: Social Media as a Tool for Social Change by Domenica Peterson, Garment Industry Executive, US
Chapter 5: Issues of Social Responsibility and the Challenges Faced by the Decision Makers and the Decision Doers by Connie Ulasewicz, San Francisco State University, US
Best Practices: The Filippa K Story
Section II: Production and Economic Processes in the Global Economy
Introduction
Chapter 6: Mixing Metaphors in the Fiber, Textile, and Apparel Complex: Moving Forward by Susan Kaiser, University of California, Davis, US
Chapter 7: Economy of Scale: A Global Context by Paul Gill, Garment Industry Executive, US
Chapter 8: Zero Waste Fashion Design by Timo Rissanen, Parsons The New School for Design, US
Chapter 9: Economic Impact of Textile and Clothing Recycling by Jana Hawley, Kansas State University, US
Chapter 10: Technology and Sustainable Futures by Lucy Dunne, University of Minnesota, US
Best Practices: Sri Lanka: A Model of Sustainable Apparel Industry Initiatives by Suzanne Loker, Cornell University, US
Section III: The Environment, the Planet and the Materials Used in Fashion Making
Introduction
Chapter 11: Treatise for Fashion Sustainable Thinking by Van Dyk Manasseh Lewis, Cornell University, US
Chapter 12: Designing for the Circular Economy: Cradle to Cradle Design® by Annie McCourt, Textile & Apparel Associate, Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute and Lewis Perkins, Senior VP, Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute
Chapter 13: Fibers: Exploring Healthy and Clean Fiber by Gail Baugh, San Francisco State University and Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, US
Chapter 14: Sustainable Sourcing by Shona Barton Quinn, Fashion Institute of Technology, US
Chapter 15: Challenges and Propositions: Alternate approaches to design and engagement by Helene Day-Fraser, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, CAN
Best Practices: Peg and Awl: To make things out of other things
Bibliography
Index



About The Authors

Janet Hethorn is Professor of Art and Design and Dean, College of Communication and Fine Arts, Central Michigan University, US.
Connie Ulasewicz is Professor at San Francisco State University, US.

Foreword by
William McDonough is founder of the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute and co-author of Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things.

Contributors

Linda Welters, University of Rhode Island, US
Suzanne Loker, Cornell University, US
Domenica Peterson, Co-Founder, Global Action Through Fashion, US
Susan B. Kaiser, University of California, Davis, US
Paul Gill, Garment Industry Executive, US
Timo Rissanen, Parsons The New School for Design, US
Jana Hawley, University of Arizona, US
Van Dyk Manasseh Lewis, Cornell University, US
Annie McCourt, Textile & Apparel Associate, Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, US
Lewis Perkins, Senior VP, Cradle to Cradle Products Innovations Institute, US
Gail Baugh, San Francisco State University, US
Shona Barton Quinn, Sustainability Leader, Eileen Fisher, US
Lucy Dunne, University of Minnesota, US
Helene Day-Fraser, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, CAN
Kerli Kant Hvass, Copenhagen Business School, EU



Format:
Paperback + Studio
Edition:
2nd
Imprint:
Fairchild Books

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