Industry and autonomy: what is sustainable fashion?


Can the term ‘sustainable fashion’ really exist, or is it a paradox? How does the fashion industry, from celebrity designers to mass market retailers, tackle the problem of environmentally friendly fashion practices? Is it about local knowledge, and how does this work in the global economy? And what does ‘sustainability’ mean to you? In an industry notorious for its wastefulness, and in a world where the designer label is king, how do we shift the paradigm? Join us for a discussion about the problems and possibilities in sustainable approaches to fashion.

When: Tues 23 Aug 2011, 8:30pm
Where: slq Auditorium 1, level 2, State Library of Queensland
Duration: 01:13:31 hours

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