Miranda Brown: conscious cloth
|Sustainable and environmentally friendly business practices are some of the most important issues facing industry today as awareness of diminishing resources and the long-term impacts of industry on the environment increases. Conscious Cloth is an Auckland-based fashion label that uses sustainable business practices to produce high-quality women's living wear with an environmental aesthetic. This case study takes a look at the philosophy behind this sustainable fashion label and how this is manifested in sustainable business practices, both in the management of the company and in producing a fashion collection.|
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Characteristics of Technological Outcomes
Context specific Technological Skills and Knowledge
Discussion starters (Years 12-13)
Discuss the following terminology in relation to the manufacture of textile products:
Discuss the relationship between lifecycle analysis, design innovation and a sustainable textile technology.
Discuss the competing priorities and compromises made as a result of lifecycle analysis when developing a sustainable textile technology.