What are the responsibilities involved in sustainability within the denim industry? What are the implications for customers? And how does it impact the environment?
The technological advancements have revolutionized much of our world. Also the fashion world.
Reaching the goal of establishing a circular economy where resources are never wasted will take a massive change in the way we think about, design, produce, ship, buy, use and recycle goods.
Something is rotten in the ‘fashion system’, or so we hear from many corners.
Craftsmanship and new possibilities in design and making is one of the very fundamental areas where changes to design practices can influence an extended usable life of garments.
Choosing fabrics that are fit for purpose and has minimal environmental impact is one of the most important aspects of sustainable design. And also one of the most complex.
The development of new business models that incorporate issues around reuse, repair and repurposing could ensure that garments stay in use for longer and less resources are wasted.
How the consumer engages with products play a pivotal role in ensuring sustainable consumption of natural resources.
Vanessa Friedman (Fashion Editor, New York Times) has called sustainable fashion an oxymoron – a contradiction in terms:
Copenhagen Fashion Festival, which offers events for the public, will next take place in August 2016.
Copenhagen Fashion Summit is the world’s largest conference on sustainability in fashion that takes place in Copenhagen every second year.
Copenhagen Fashion Festival, which offers events for the public, will next take place in February 2016.