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The Fashion Supply Chain

Virginia Grose

Virginia Grose has over 30 years' experience in the fashion industry. Originally trained as a fashion designer, she gained her professional experience with Courtaulds in the supply chain and product development sectors. She has worked with a range of international clients such as Marks & Spencer and Wal-Mart. She is currently course leader in MA Fashion Business Management at the University of Westminster, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Practical Guide to the Fashion Industry : Concept to Customer

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

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...Sri Lanka ColomboSri Lanka houses world-class manufacturing of fashion clothing for many global brands and has innovated machinery, including recycling water in several factory units.In this chapter we examine supply chain management (SCM...

Zero waste fashion design from history to now

Zero Waste Fashion Design

Fairchild Books, 2016

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...Fashion is seductive, glamorous, even magical. Yet the industry and the garments it produces are full of inefficiencies. These inefficiencies are often masked, whether inadvertently or deliberately, as manufacturing is invisible to almost...

Zero waste fashion design

Zero Waste Fashion Design

Fairchild Books, 2016

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...In essence this book is unfinished. The authors do not own zero waste fashion design; having almost finished reading this book, you are now invited to write the chapters that follow. Just as sustainability is not a destination to get to—it...

Responsible Fashion

Samata Pattinson

Samata Pattinson is a womenswear designer, public speaker and author who has her own fashion label, Samata. In 2007 Samata became the first British female to showcase during the New York Nolcha Fashion Week and has received a host of industry awards and nominations including Cosmopolitan magazine‘s ‘Future Fashion Star of 2008’. She has been named in the ‘Black Women in Europe: Power List 2010’, and in March 2011 was listed as one of Red magazine’s ‘One to Watch: Top 20 women under the age of 30’. At the same time she was also announced as the winner of Suzy Amis Cameron’s international dress design contest Red Carpet Green Dress, creating an Oscar worthy gown from sustainable materials. Samata is currently the Global Campaign Director of the contest working between Los Angeles, New York and London. Samata is a guest lecturer at the London College of Fashion and has written for Fashion Capital, Cision, The Guardian and Vogue UK. Samata has been invited to Number 10 Downing Street to meet former Prime Minister Gordon Brown and has addressed Prime Minister David Cameron and an audience of MPs, entrepreneurs and media at the launch of StartUp Britain. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Designer’s Resource Book

Bloomsbury Publishing, 2013

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...Author with entrepreneur and former model Suzy Amis Cameron, wearing sustainable fashion by Lindee Daniel.Social responsibility is an ethical ideology or theory that an entity, be it an organisation or individual, has an obligation to act...

Zero waste fashion design: the basics

Zero Waste Fashion Design

Fairchild Books, 2016

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...This chapter focuses on successful strategies and techniques for zero waste fashion design. Through practice over time, you will likely come up with your own techniques that work for you. Embrace risk in design as an access to new...

Rethinking Fashion Design

Alison Gwilt

Alison Gwilt is Associate Professor in Design at the University of New South Wales and Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at the University of South Australia, Australia. She is an adviser to the not-for-profit organisations Redress (Hong Kong) and the Ethical Fashion Forum (UK). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Practical Guide to Sustainable Fashion

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...The fashion label From Somewhere produced upcycled high-fashion garments constructed from pre-consumer textile waste such as production offcuts, ends of rolls and other surplus materials.This chapter introduces the key issues associated...

Manufacturing zero waste garments

Zero Waste Fashion Design

Fairchild Books, 2016

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...Zero waste fashion design can be a catalyst for forging a closer relationship between fashion design and fashion manufacture. When designers begin to consider eliminating fabric waste, new challenges arise from the existing fashion system...

Use

Alison Gwilt

Alison Gwilt is Associate Professor in Design at the University of New South Wales and Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at the University of South Australia, Australia. She is an adviser to the not-for-profit organisations Redress (Hong Kong) and the Ethical Fashion Forum (UK). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Practical Guide to Sustainable Fashion

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...UK designer Emma Dulcie Rigby produces a range of garments that incorporate accessible care instructions into the design of the garment.A garment’s use phase – where for some products most of the environmental impacts are created – can...

Academic Perspective

Fiona Dieffenbacher

Having studied at the prestigious Parsons the New School for Design in New York City, Fiona Dieffenbacher started out working for Donna Karan and was mentored by both Michael Kors and Anna Sui. She later opened her own boutique, and her collections retailed across the US and Japan. Fiona is now Program Director of the BFA Fashion Design course at Parsons. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Thinking : Creative Approaches to the Design Process

Fairchild Books, 2013

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...Timo Rissanen taught fashion in Australia for seven years and has a particular interest in sustainable fashion. His design process is influenced by ‘inquisitive’ pattern cutting and he has carried out in-depth research into zero-waste...

Zero waste fashion design and CAD

Zero Waste Fashion Design

Fairchild Books, 2016

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...Certain phases of the zero waste fashion design process can become easier and faster with the help of digital technologies, here referred to as computer-aided design (CAD). It may be obvious that CAD systems for pattern cutting and marker...