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A solution to fashion textile unsustainability

By Joan Farrer and Angela L. Finn


Today, polarisation of the fashion textile industry has already begun as smart, intelligent and conscientious fashion emerges as a backlash to the experience of choice fatigue, poor quality, dumb design and greenwash. But the process, development and manufacture of fashion textiles is complex. And the demand, both customer and industry driven, for new integrated product policies,2 designed to minimise environmental impacts by looking at all phases of a product's life cycle, is problematic due to complexity and a lack of networking tools. This article explores these issues through the construct of the department store of the future

Topics: 091012 Textile Technology, 120306 Textile and Fashion Design, smart textiles, fashion, textiles, sustainabilty, design
Publisher: Pervasive Adaptive Research Network
Year: 2008
DOI identifier: 10.2417/2200809.1314
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