Slow Fashion: An Invitation for Systems Change

  title={Slow Fashion: An Invitation for Systems Change},
  author={Kate Fletcher},
  journal={Fashion Practice},
  pages={259 - 265}
  • K. Fletcher
  • Published 1 November 2010
  • Economics
  • Fashion Practice
Abstract In some circles, “fast” has become a proxy for a type of fashion that epitomizes ideas of unsustainability; yet high speed is not in itself a descriptor of unethical and/or environmentally damaging practices but a tool that is used to increase sales and deliver economic growth with attendant ecological and social effects. Questions about speed probe deeply into the economic systems, business models, and value sets that underpin the fashion sector today and which profoundly shape its… 
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