product description page

Fashion Made Fair : Modern - Innovative - Sustainable (Hardcover) (Ellen Ku00f6hrer & Magdalena

Fashion Made Fair : Modern - Innovative - Sustainable (Hardcover) (Ellen Ku00f6hrer & Magdalena - image 1 of 1

about this item

Is green the new black? This beautifullyillustrated book pays tribute to contemporarydesigners whose creations are at once fashionforwardas well as sustainable, responsible,and humanely produced. Sustainability is in fashion right now and designers are takingnote. With an ever-growing number of environmentally consciousconsumers at hand, the fashion industry is respondingto demands for products that are both beautiful and resourceefficient.This book showcases the work of today's designerswho are doing just that. It features up-and-coming designersand established brands from all over the world, chosen fortheir ability to manufacture wearable, highly covetable clothingwhile also contributing to better working conditions, protectingthe environment, and applying innovative design techniquesor materials. Included in this book are companies that arerediscovering traditional handicrafts, upcycling designers whoreuse textile waste, and consumer-oriented approaches that makehigh fashion a little more cost-effective. From VivienneWestwood to Patagonia, Umasan to Mud Jeans, this enlighteningexploration features designers and brands that cover thespectrum from casual chic to haute couture as well as interviewswith fashion experts such as Bruno Pieters, Lily Cole, and MichaelBraungart. Filled with images of gorgeous clothing, this booklooks at a revolution in the making and points to a fashion futurethat benefits the people and the planet.
Number of Pages: 191
Genre: Art
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Prestel Pub
Author: Ellen Ku00f6hrer & Magdalena Schaffrin
Language: English
Street Date: June 15, 2016
TCIN: 51350544
UPC: 9783791381763
Item Number (DPCI): 248-19-2938

guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.