Fabric of Life: The Nature of Fashion

A part of our Deeper Thinking Series, The Nature of Fashion explored the cultural roots of fashion, thinking about how our consumer habits have literally changed our relationship to the clothes we wear. A distinguished panel of experts discussed our history of exporting our environmental impacts and how cultural uses of fashion have (and can) […]

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A part of our Deeper Thinking Series, The Nature of Fashion explored the cultural roots of fashion, thinking about how our consumer habits have literally changed our relationship to the clothes we wear. A distinguished panel of experts discussed our history of exporting our environmental impacts and how cultural uses of fashion have (and can) evolve(d). The panel, included Edwina Ehrman (Senior Exhibition Curator at the V&A and the curator of ‘Fashioned from Nature.’), John Sauven (Executive Director of Greenpeace), Kate Fletcher (Professor of Sustainability, Design, Fashion at the Centre for Sustainable Fashion, University of the Arts, London) and Claire Bergkamp (Head of Sustainability and Ethical Trade at Stella McCartney, London)

The discussion was moderated by Ella Saltmarshe, a specialist in innovation and systems change.

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