Monthly Archives: September 2018

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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Can We Fix Fashion?

During this week’s lecture I had an opportunity to learn about actions I can take in the future towards sustainability within the fashion industry. As an apparel design student I take it upon myself that I try to contribute in … Continue reading

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Passion For Fashion Or Pollution?

Ever since I was little I have loved the idea of fashion. When I was little I remember looking up to celebrities for what designer they were wearing and how they wore it. Hints they I chose apparel design as … Continue reading

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What the What

I think that designing for humility is good in perspective but hard in reality. we continue to live lucrative lives and take no regard for the earth and our mark we leave. we destroy and don’t replenish. we take more … Continue reading

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On the Road to a Sustainable Future

The idea of sustainability in fashion is a topic I was not previously concerned about when buying clothes. I often select a cheaper piece, so I can have more options in my closet. Reading the Fashion and Sustainability article, I … Continue reading

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My Contribution

Earlier this week we read Fashion and Sustainability. I really liked reading this because my major is Apparel Merchandising. One of the things I learned is that the ‘cons’ of fashion in design are primarily associated with how it can … Continue reading

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