The Sustainable Fashion Handbook

The Sustainable Fashion Handbook

Book - 2013
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This sourcebook on all aspects of sustainable fashion encompasses not only the environmental issues presented by a wasteful and fast-moving fashion cycle but also the social impact of the global fashion industry, which employs up to forty million people worldwide in manufacturing and agriculture.Sandy Black has assembled contributions from a diverse group with a range of perspectives: designers and technicians, academics and journalists, environmental and social action campaigners, craft specialists and artists, eco-entrepreneurs and representatives of global corporations. Each chapter presents essays by leading writers and thinkers; interviews and statements from designers such as Stella McCartney, Vivienne Westwood, and Hussein Chalayan; and case studies on everything from the life cycle of jeans to smart textiles and fair trade projects.
Publisher: New York :, Thames & Hudson,, 2013.
Edition: First paperback edition.
ISBN: 9780500290569
Branch Call Number: 746.92 SU OS
Characteristics: 352 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 35 cm
Additional Contributors: Black, Sandy

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