CourseResponsible Fashion - Online
Full-time | Online | 45 hours | 3 days/week
This short course enables new and emerging fashion designers to understand how to address someimportant challenges facing the fashion Industry. Students are introduced to ecological theories and systems thinking, in order to apply these to the conceptualization of fashion, of fashion design and of fashion creation.
Participants do not only learn about new technologies that are used to improve sustainability, but also discover how some values of the past and the natural world can inform truly radical, forward-looking design strategies - including regenerative approaches, circular systems, slow fashion, indigenous knowledge and inclusive and collaborative design. Ultimately, participants map out and test a personal framework for their design practice - in order to develop contemporary, innovative and responsible designs that may help to shape a future where peoples and planet will truly thrive.