The event, which saw artists, academics and fashion designers come together to discuss fashion beyond consumerism, generated lively thoughts and stories online and on site.
As Kate writes,
“Fashion is seen as the poster child of consumerism, but it can be so much more.”
- Delve into the stories and topics discussed at Craft of Use in Kate Fletcher’s piece on the Guardian.
- Have a look at the beautiful images on the Guardian created by photographer Kerry Dean for Craft of Use and the wider project it represents, Local Wisdom.
- Also, check out the Guardian’s top twenty sustainable fashion tweeters – featuring three CSF accounts; Head of CSF Dilys Williams, Craft of Use researcher Kate Fletcher, and @CraftOfUse.