Repair is the simplest strategy to keep garments in use and out of landfill. Repair fits into a larger ecology of garment lifetime extension strategies that encompasses complementary methods of remodelling, remaking, repurposing and recirculating garments. These are the actions consumers can take to live sustainable fashion. Often, engagement with sustainable fashion is only associated… Continue reading Keeping clothes in use.
10 – 25 October 2020 Fashion. Craft. Repair. explores the intersection of contemporary craft and fashion practice through the lens of garment repair. Repair is one method of extending the life and use of garments, a factor that is critical to achieving environmentally sustainable outcomes within fashion. It is being undertaken in various ways: by… Continue reading Fashion. Craft. Repair
An outfit from The Living Wardrobe will be on display in the Slow Fashion Studio that complements theFast Fashion: the dark side of fashion exhibition at RMIT Gallery in Melbourne. Read more about it at The Age: Sustainable style: Could slow fashion improve your health?