Well Dressed (Allwood et al. 2006) is a provocative report whose main conclusion is that the impacts of the fashion sector are largely driven by the volume of material passing through it – so the greatest beneficial change would occur if we purchased less clothing and kept it for longer.
Further, the report supports the understanding that any change that will result in environmental and social benefits for the textile industry will be driven by consumers, and if consumers change their behaviour, companies will follow quickly, and politicians may follow also. More information
Recommended series of posts Refashioned
- Refashioned, cutting edge clothing from upcycled materials. Part One
- Refashioned, cutting edge of design in the sustainable era. Part Two
- Refashioned, fashion activism from the 1999s and up to the Fashion Revolution. Part Three
- Refashioned a part of the fashion revolution. Part Four