In a new Worth article, CSB Director Tensie Whelan describes the fashion industry’s shift towards sustainability. Fashion is one of the most polluting industries, given high chemical, water, and energy consumption, as well as poor waste management practices. Sustainability in fashion has bred a new kind of innovation on the part of government, marketplaces, mass-retailers, and even luxury brands.
Excerpt: “Luxury brands are focusing on sustainability as a way to add quality and purpose to their collections. This is no longer your mother’s shapeless peasant blouse fashioned from a hemp coffee bag...So wear your values to work or to a party and bask in the glow of being stylish, sexy—and sustainable.”
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Tensie Whelan in Worth on the Conscious Fashion Movement
Friday, November 8, 2019