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Communicating actionable sustainability information to consumer: The Shades of Green instrument for fashion

By Linda Turunen, Aalto University Looking for a sustainable fashion item? It seems there is a lot to choose from. There are organic cotton t-shirts, items with ethical working conditions secured and Öko Tex certifications attached. Not to forget hoodies made of recycled materials and minimal water usage or Co2-compensated production processes. Sustainability seems to…

Style Consumption and Sustainable Fashion

By Shipra Gupta, College of Business and Management, University of Illinois Springfield Given my prior training and education in fashion industry, one of my research interests focuses on examining issues of sustainability in the fashion industry which is known to encourage a great deal of socially irresponsible behavior. Especially in the United States with its…

Investigating the development of circular fashion by applying zero-waste design in pattern cutting and sewing

by Hanieh Choopani, Independent researcher Fabric waste in apparel production was the reason to study zero-waste design techniques and the prevalent pattern making methods. However, this study was not only focused on those techniques, but also on the actions that should be taken to contribute to the development of circular fashion. An interesting finding from…

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