Monthly Archives: September 2018

Sustainability NOW!

When we are thinking about the relationship between fashion and sustainability, we usually do not think of it as a good relationship. Because fashion is all about what is the latest fad is and what is trendy at that point … Continue reading

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Wasted

The things we went over this week were very interesting to learn about and help further our knowledge of sustainable practices. The first article, Fashion and Sustainability, focused on how to reduce consumption. Consumption is the biggest factor opposing sustainability. … Continue reading

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Fashion or Waste

First off, the reading was extremely helpful to me as it was closely related to my wicked problem that I am researching. I loved the points that it made about the term “fashion” and how it relates many things basically … Continue reading

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More wake up calls

Thus Far, I have learned what it means to recognize a wicked problem and identify the characteristics of a wicked problem. Besides knowing what a wicked problem is, I think what I have most impacted me thus far is the … Continue reading

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Mindfulness of Materials

Fashion is a term that is typically applied to something that is already popular, usually with connections to clothing but it isn’t limited. Fashion is something that can simply imply change, which change is neither good nor bad it simply … Continue reading

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Can You Spare Some Change?

The phrase “Can you spare some change?” is something that, in today’s society, could mean more than ever. The social norms being carried out in industrial practices are sending the world on an ever slippery downhill slope. Change being made … Continue reading

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Enjoying the journey

Every week my mind keeps getting blown away by all the topics we talk about in class. This week was really interesting to me because we got to talk about fashion sustainability and merchandising. Some of the pro’s listed in … Continue reading

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