Fashion Forward: Striving for Sustainable Style
This timely resource focuses on the fashion industry, its history, current global impact, and attempts to make fashion more sustainable and ethical. The book discusses many important issues, including the concept of fast fashion, gender stereotypes, multicultural role models, inequality and sustainability, toxic by-products of manufacturing, poor treatment and conditions for workers and children, slavery, and the mistreatment of animals used in fashion. Students are encouraged to make thoughtful, ethical fashion choices to help the planet. Useful to address ethical design in clothing/textile classes, for independent clothing choices, entrepreneurship units, and classroom libraries.