Global Perspectives on Sustainable Fashion


Author: Alison Gwilt, Alice Payne, Evelise Anicet Ruthschilling

Global Perspectives on Sustainable Fashion showcases the global fashion industry’s efforts to reduce the negative impacts associated with fashion production and consumption.

Illustrated throughout with infographics, photographs and diagrams of creative works, eighteen essays focus on six regions, examining sustainable fashion in the context of local, cultural and environmental concerns. Also included are 18 regional ‘Spotlight’ sections highlighting the differences and similarities across regions by concentrating on examples of best practice, design innovation and impact on the community.

About the Authors

Alison Gwilt is Adjunct Senior Research Fellow in the School of Art, Architecture and Design at the University of South Australia. She is an adviser to the not-for-profit organisations Redress (Hong Kong) and the Ethical Fashion Forum (UK).

Dr Alice Payne is a lecturer in Fashion at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia.

Dr Evelise Anicet Ruthschilling is Associate Professor at the Art Institute of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

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