Sustainable Fashion: The Ethical Consumer (Online)

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Fashion shoppers and fashion professionals alike will gain from this course that will explore the opportunities available to the sustainable fashion consumer.  The course will enable you to make sense of the sustainable fashion market from labelling to organisations in the sector, and products to brands...

Taught by: Liz Parker.

Description

Fashion shoppers and fashion professionals alike will gain from this course that will explore the opportunities available to the sustainable fashion consumer.  The course will enable you to make sense of the sustainable fashion market from labelling to organisations in the sector, and products to brands. You will also explore some of the myriad ways for consumers to manifest their ethics outside of the marketplace.  

The course will give you practical ideas, as well as an overview of the current market and opportunities to explore some of the theory for those who desire it. 

Session 1 
Introductions

Session 2 
You and your clothes

Session 3 
Materials

Session 4 
Manufacture

Session 5 
Distribution and the retail

Session 6 
Use

Session 7 
Disposal

Session 8 
Student presentations


You will finish the course with a better understanding of sustainable fashion in and out of the marketplace from the consumer perspective. 


Tutor information

Liz Parker teaches sustainable fashion at University of the Arts London and across the UK. She is an activist, researcher and project manager in sustainable fashion, specialising in workers' rights in garment supply chains.  She has worked for the Clean Clothes Campaign, Fashioning an Ethical Industry, Women Working Worldwide and Ethical Fashion Consultancy amongst many others.




Materials

Please bring with you to the first session:

  •  Pen
  •  Paper / Notebook

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
18/10/2016 - 06/12/2016Tuesday17:00 - 18:308 Weeks£520Available Online Add to Basket