Williams, Dilys, Centre for Sustainable Fashion, Knowledge Foundation (2011) Community Repair Project: Strategic Social Skill Mobilization For Sustainable Fashion. Project Report. London College of Fashion, London.
|Type of Research:||Report|
|Group or Collective Creators:||Centre for Sustainable Fashion, Knowledge Foundation|
As an effort towards sustainability, fashion needs to embrace repair as a designed feature for everyday clothes. Normally we think of repair as merely fixing a broken object, making it functional again. But repair can be so much more. It can be an update of function, an improvement of style, a sign of compassion, or even rebuilding of community. If sustainable fashion takes repair seriously, designers might be able to reengage communities in strategic collaborations for repair; using the broken object to mend the social fabric scattered by the status anxiety of fashion.
|Keywords/subjects not otherwise listed:||Sustainable Fashion|
|Publisher/Broadcaster/Company:||London College of Fashion|
|Your affiliations with UAL:||Colleges > London College of Fashion
Research Centres/Networks > Centre for Sustainable Fashion
|Copyright Holders:||Centre for Sustainable Fashion & Knowledge Foundation|
|Projects or Series:||Research Outputs Review (April 2010 - April 2011)|
|Date Deposited:||26 Jan 2012 15:23|
|Last Modified:||07 Oct 2015 11:25|
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