Fashion and Sustainability: Understanding Luxury Fashion in a Changing World
Duration 6 weeks
Weekly study 3 hours
How can we make fashion more sustainable?
Fashion is a global industry worth $2.4 trillion, employing around 50 million people, and is said to be one of the world’s most polluting industries.
Fashion has the power to make positive change, re-imagining currently damaging systems.
Get an introduction to sustainable fashion design, research and business practice, with this course from London College of Fashion’s Centre for Sustainable Fashion, supported by luxury fashion group Kering.
On this course, you’ll explore key sustainability issues, agendas and contexts associated with luxury fashion.
What topics will you cover?
- 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
When would you like to start?
Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts. Find out more
Who is the course for?
This course is aimed at those working in fashion, fashion education, and those with an interest in sustainability in the fashion industry.
Who will you learn with?
London College of Fashion, UAL is a world leader in fashion design, media and business education. We have been nurturing creative talent for over a century, offering courses in all things fashion.
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