Sustainable Fashion: What's Next? A Conversation about Issues, Practices and Possibilities

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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

- Enhanced focus on issues and practices of concern within design and product development processes
- 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 chapters 4, 5, 10, 12 and 15 discuss topics such as social media, social responsibility, technology, cradle to cradle design and design challenges
- Instructor's Guide available

Sustainable Fashion STUDIO
- Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips
- Watch videos that bring chapter topics and concepts to life

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About the Author:

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

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“The strength of the book is that it gives an overall view of the sustainable fashion chain, with great examples of practitioners.” ―Jennifer Prendergast

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