What we should be talking about

Below is an edited version of my response to a recent interview request on fashion waste. I realise that my PhD on zero waste fashion design (completed in 2012 and conferred in 2013) and to some extent the 2010 New York Times article sometimes put me in a time capsule for people. It’s not a problem but this post aims to give some shape to my current thinking, in a relatively concise post. I hope it helps journalists and studentsRead more

Union of Concerned Researchers in Fashion

On November 1, 2018, at the Global Fashion Conference 2018, titled ‘What’s Going On?’, Professor Lynda Grose concluded her keynote with a call to form a Union of Concerned Researchers in Fashion. Mathilda Tham, Kate Fletcher and I took her literally and formed the Union with her. Since then, Otto von Busch and Tone Tobiasson have also joined the board. Please read the Union’s manifesto, and statement regarding the Copenhagen Fashion Summit, taking place next week. If the Union manifestoRead more