Openness

Authored by: Amy Twigger Holroyd

Routledge Handbook of Sustainability and Fashion

Print publication date:  August  2014
Online publication date:  August  2014

Print ISBN: 9780415828598
eBook ISBN: 9780203519943
Adobe ISBN: 9781134082957

10.4324/9780203519943.ch25

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Abstract

To commence this discussion of openness, I will first share a little about myself. I have been active in fashion and sustainability for the past decade, working as a designer–maker through my UK-based knitwear label, Keep & Share. Like Lizzie Harrison in the previous chapter, I have sought to put my sustainable design ideas into practice in order to demonstrate alternative possibilities and identify hidden issues and opportunities. In recent years, I have distanced myself from industrial initiatives, making a conscious decision to support grassroots amateur activity that could contribute towards a sustainable fashion system.

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