Generating sustainable fashion: opportunities, innovation and the creative fashion designer

London College of Fashion / IFFTI
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Fashion and Well-Being, 2009, pp. 439 - 452
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This paper aims to explore the tensions and possibilities between innovation and sustainable fashion through an analysis of the design process employed by the creative fashion designer in haute couture. By drawing on seven sustainable themes that I have identified, the paper posits the notion that the couture methodology offers a system from within which the centrally located designer can apply sustainable solutions conjointly with fashion innovation.
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