Durability, Fashion, Sustainability: The Processes and Practices of Use

@article{Fletcher2012DurabilityFS,
  title={Durability, Fashion, Sustainability: The Processes and Practices of Use},
  author={K. Fletcher},
  journal={Fashion Practice},
  year={2012},
  volume={4},
  pages={221 - 238}
}
  • K. Fletcher
  • Published 2012
  • Engineering
  • Fashion Practice
  • Abstract Longer-lasting materials and products are often promoted as a strategy to increase resourcefulness and sustainability across product groups including fashion. Yet these gains depend on changed user behavior and consumption patterns, which in fashion in particular are influenced by social and experiential dimensions, not just material products. Obsolescence of fashion products, driven by aesthetic change and tied to changing social preferences underscores the psycho-social nature of… CONTINUE READING
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