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A solution to fashion textile unsustainability

Farrer, Joan & Finn, Angela L. (2008) A solution to fashion textile unsustainability. PerAda Magazine : Towards Pervasive Adaption, Oct(6).

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Abstract

Today, polarisation of the fashion textile industry has already begun as smart, intelligent and conscientious fashion emerges as a backlash to the experience of choice fatigue, poor quality, dumb design and greenwash. But the process, development and manufacture of fashion textiles is complex. And the demand, both customer and industry driven, for new integrated product policies,2 designed to minimise environmental impacts by looking at all phases of a product's life cycle, is problematic due to complexity and a lack of networking tools. This article explores these issues through the construct of the department store of the future.

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ID Code: 40990
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: smart textiles, fashion, textiles, sustainabilty, design
DOI: 10.2417/2200809.1314
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING (091000) > Textile Technology (091012)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > DESIGN PRACTICE AND MANAGEMENT (120300) > Textile and Fashion Design (120306)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 PerAda & The Authors
Deposited On: 29 Mar 2011 08:32
Last Modified: 15 Aug 2011 20:22

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