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Craft of use : post-growth fashion

Author: Kate Fletcher
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores the 'craft of use', the ordinary and ingenious ideas and practices that promote satisfying and resourceful use of garments, presenting them as an alternative, experiential frame with which to foster sustainability in the fashion sector.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Fletcher
ISBN: 9781138021006 1138021008 9781138021013 1138021016
OCLC Number: 920452802
Description: 303 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Use and using --
Consumerism, sustainability and fashion --
Matter in motion --
Attentiveness, materials and their use --
Durability, design and enduring use --
Capabilities and agency --
Farewell, good travels.
Responsibility: Kate Fletcher.

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This book explores the 'craft of use', the ordinary and ingenious ideas and practices that promote satisfying and resourceful use of garments, presenting them as an alternative, experiential frame with which to foster sustainability in the fashion sector.

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"I love the idea of the 'craft of use', where meaning and wellbeing can be seen to flow not so much from the buying as from the using of any garment." - Jonathon Porritt, Founder and Director, Forum Read more...

 
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