SLOW + FASHION—an Oxymoron—or a Promise for the Future …?

@article{Clark2008SLOWF,
  title={SLOW + FASHION—an Oxymoron—or a Promise for the Future …?},
  author={H. Clark},
  journal={Fashion Theory},
  year={2008},
  volume={12},
  pages={427 - 446}
}
  • H. Clark
  • Published 2008
  • Business
  • Fashion Theory
  • Abstract Conceptually, the slow food movement provides the point of departure for this article, which asks if the slow approach can offer a sustainable solution for fashion. Three “lines of reflection” are addressed: the valuing of local resources and distributed economies; transparent production systems with less intermediation between producer and consumer; and sustainable and sensorial products that have a longer usable life and are more highly valued than typical “consumables.” Each is… CONTINUE READING
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