Today we had a lecture all about sustainability in fashion, I have found that this has stuck with me and made me think about what I do. I know that I am very good at making sure I get the most out of garments as I can, and once they no longer serve a purpose I make them into something else or use the fabric as scrap. I Found it very interesting to know what happens to the garments that we put into the charity clothes banks, as I thought that the clothes were given to poor people in Africa and other poor regions of the world or for relief after natural disasters.
I found todays lecture really thought provoking about how we treat the world. I found it interesting to see just how much clothing gets thrown out, but I was happy to see that it when it goes into the clothes banks it goes to Africa to be sold so that the people can make a living. I enjoyed learning about the different types of fibres, this is something that I am going to continue researching, as I want to be a sustainable as I can when I am designing and making. When we were learning about other fashion company’s sustainability I was very disappointed by the lack of information on a lot of their websites:
Hello, Eleanor here, I am currently at Norwich University of the Arts studying Fashion, please join me along my adventure.