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Fashionopolis : the price of fast fashion--and the future of clothes  Cover Image Book Book

Fashionopolis : the price of fast fashion--and the future of clothes

Thomas, Dana 1964- (author.).

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  • ISBN: 0735224013
  • ISBN: 9780735224018
  • Physical Description: 306 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
    print
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2019.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [293]-294) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Ready to wear -- The price of furious fashion -- Dirty laundry -- Field to form -- Rightshoring -- My blue heaven -- We can work it out -- Around and around we go -- Rage against the machine -- To buy or not to buy.
Summary, etc.: Historically, the apparel trade has exploited labor, the environment, and intellectual property. Today's clothing industry churns out 80 billion garments a year and employs every sixth person on Earth-- and the abuses have multiplied exponentially. Thomas interviews the visionary designers and companies who are propelling the industry toward that more positive future by reclaiming traditional craft and launching cutting-edge sustainable technologies to produce better fashion. From printing 3-D clothes to clean denim processing and even lab-grown materials she highlights the future of the garment industry. -- adapted from jacket
Subject: Clothing trade Moral and ethical aspects
Clothing trade Technological innovations
Sustainable development
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General
Clothing trade Moral and ethical aspects
Clothing trade Technological innovations
Sustainable development

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