Monthly Archives: September 2018

Sustainability in the Fashion world.

Last week for week three we had to read “Fashion and Sustainability.” Before reading the article, I did not think about sustainability in fashion but after reading the article and discussing it in class it got me thinking about how … Continue reading

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Design is the Solution

Keeping in touch with nature is in essence of our being. However, it can be hard or even impossible to achieve while living in concrete building apartments and urban areas that most of us call home. Biophilic design is the … Continue reading

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Stuff

Aesthetic obsolescence was very interesting to me. We make something and expect everyone to buy it, but in a couple years it will be obsolete. In merchandising, I follow and observe all the new trends that come around. Its amazing … Continue reading

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I Want Results

As something of a fashion designer (by my own definition), I have to admit that sustainability never really entered my mind in terms of industry Mainly because the niche market of the fashion world that applies to me and interests … Continue reading

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The Apparel Industry and Sustainability Don’t Mix… Right Now.

Since I’m an Apparel Design major, I’ve heard all about how bad the apparel industry is on the environment.  For decades fashion and textile have been dumping their dyes and chemicals in rivers and oceans. Apparel especially is known for being a waste filled … Continue reading

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Making Sustainability Trendy

Leyla Acaroglu’s TED Talk is all about how we must do more with less. She said, “40% of food purchased for the home is thrown out,” and, “half of the food produced is wasted.” This is so shocking to me. … Continue reading

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Journey Through Wicked Problems

The reading over fashion in sustainability was making me think about everything that we’ve talked about in wicked problems thus far. I guess when I was thinking about sustainability I wasn’t really thinking about it in my field and how … Continue reading

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