This report, compiled by Centre for Sustainable Fashion, summarises the context, activities and findings of the 2017 discourse between three identified change-makers within the fashion education system – academic leaders, educators and students. It presents a set of provocations to be explored through activities at the Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2018.
Fashion has always sought to celebrate nature – from sumptuous silks and floral patterns, to the spectacular creations of designers such as Stella McCartney and Christopher Raeburn, it is a centuries-old seam running through the clothes we all wear. In spite of this reverence for the natural world, fashion seems destined to harm it. With […]
Centre for Sustainable Fashion is proud to announce it will be hosting the conference ‘What’s Going On? A Discourse on Fashion, Design and Sustainability’, aiming to explore the dynamics, challenges and propositions of fashion and sustainability through the lens of design thinking and practice. The conference will be the next edition of the Global Fashion Conference, and takes place at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London on the 31st October and 1st November 2018. Download the Call for Papers here.
The Kering Award for Sustainable Fashion Award brief 2018. The brands for 2018 are Alexander McQueen and Pomellato. Students who wish to apply need to register on workflow by 22nd December.
This book edited by Prof. Kate Fletcher and Ingun Grimstad Klepp presents a unique collection of 50 methods for exploring the actions, relationships and material contents of wardrobes. Organised as a practical guide to gathering information about people and their clothing beyond the point of purchase, it includes visual, tactile and verbal methods and others which […]
A booklet outlining the Clothes Well Lived project that we ran in collaboration with H&M, working with BA Womenswear students to design collections using second hand clothes as their materials.
A chapter on Fashion Education for Sustainability written by Dilys Williams in Engaging Stakeholders in Education for Sustainable Development at University Level, published as part of Springer’s World Sustainability Series
A brief overview of I Stood Up for (bio)diversity, an event held at Chrisp Street market in November 2015 as part of the Being Human Festival. The work furthers work being done in the exploratory phase of CSF’s wider Habit(AT) project.
The Centre for Sustainable Fashion worked alongside Julie’s Bicycle to gather signaturies from leading figures in the Creative Industries on a letter to Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and Laurent Fabius, Foreign Minister of France and President of the United Nations Conference on Climate Change, COP21.
CSF Transfer Print design for COP21 and the London Climate March. Ready for printing on A4 or A3 transfer paper. Refer to DIY Transfer Print Pdf for instructions.