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SUSTAINABLE FASHION: WHAT'S NEXT? A CONVERSATION ABOUT ISSUES, PRACTICES AND POSSIBILITIES. Second edition. Janet Hethorn and Connie Ulasewicz. Fairchild Books, Bloomsbury Publishing, New York, 2015. Original edition published 2008. 448 pp. with 106 ills. 23 x 16 cm. LC 2015-4180 ISBN 9781628925319 In English.
Publisher's description: As issues surrounding sustainability in the fashion industry continue to evolve, the conversation in this collection of essays from leading fashion scholars, thinkers and practitioners has been updated with current concepts and industry practices. This revised edition examines the challenges that designers, product developers, and consumers confront as they create, wear, and recycle clothing and fashion. The introductions to each section have been completely revamped to provide readers with a foundation for the concepts and principles of sustainability covered in detail in the chapter essays. Contributors include experts such as Lucy Dunne writing about how technology is helping create a sustainable fashionable future and Timo Rissanen on his innovative methods for creating fashion with zero fabric waste. New to this edition: - New sidebars focusing on an expansion of Real World Applications -Best Practices sections feature new examples of contemporary industry practices -Discussion questions at the end of each chapter -New chapter on social justice and corporate social responsibility (CSR) emphasizes the conditions of garment workers and human sustainability.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-2000 — Costume/Fashion
Plans: 73,30
Worldwide Number: 165088
Paperbound $85.00    

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