A critical approach to sustainable fashion: Practices of clothing designers in the Kallio neighborhood of Helsinki

@article{Gurova2018ACA,
  title={A critical approach to sustainable fashion: Practices of clothing designers in the Kallio neighborhood of Helsinki},
  author={O. Gurova and D. Morozova},
  journal={Journal of Consumer Culture},
  year={2018},
  volume={18},
  pages={397 - 413}
}
  • O. Gurova, D. Morozova
  • Published 2018
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Consumer Culture
  • This article takes the idea of a critical approach to sustainable fashion and applies it to the practices of clothing designers and seamstresses in the Kallio neighborhood of Helsinki, Finland. These practices are described by the umbrella term “sustainable fashion.” The main questions are how do clothing designers and seamstresses practice sustainable fashion, what challenges do they face, and how do they interpret these challenges. The article offers an empirical definition of “sustainable… CONTINUE READING
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