Certificate of Achievement

Ellie Mollison-Cousen

has completed the following course:

Fashion and Sustainability: Understanding Luxury Fashion in a Changing World

London College of Fashion and Kering

This online course developed by Centre for Sustainable Fashion and Kering explored the following areas: Why sustainability in fashion?; Contextualising sustainability for a changing world; Material dimensions: sourcing for luxury fashion; Informed decision making: tools & methods; Creative possibilities; Creative realisation. The course was developed by world leading researchers at Centre for Sustainable Fashion, and supported by industry best practice and innovation from luxury group Kering.

6 weeks, 3 hours per week

Dilys Williams

Professor of Fashion Design for Sustainability

London College of Fashion


Learning outcomes

  • Discuss the complex nature of sustainability through the introduction to materials sourcing for luxury fashion; informed decision making; and creative realisation of ideas.
  • Apply understanding of fashion & sustainability knowledge and reflection to your practice through manifesto creation and design thinking processes.
  • Demonstrate a critical understanding of key sustainability agendas, issues and contexts associated with luxury fashion design, production and consumption.
  • Debate current and emerging perspectives, design approaches and business strategies relevant to the contexts of planetary boundaries and human equality.
  • Develop innovative approaches to fashion that can contribute to ecological resilience and thriving societies.


  • Week 1 - Why Sustainability in Fashion?
  • Week 2 - Contextualising Sustainability for a Changing World
  • Week 3 - Material Dimensions: Sourcing for luxury fashion
  • Week 4 - Informed Decision Making: Tools and methods
  • Week 5 - Creative Possibilities
  • Week 6 - Creative Realisation

Issued on 23rd September 2019

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Free online course:

Fashion and Sustainability: Understanding Luxury Fashion in a Changing World

London College of Fashion