Is Sustainable Fashion an Oxymoron?

Trends come and go but our resources are finite. I was walking past a chain storeĀ on the weekend and saw they had a sign in the window saying ‘ask us about our conscious collection’. My heart did a little ‘hooray’ to celebrate the small sustainable fashion victory, while my head muttered ‘too little to late’. These conflicting sentiments are felt commonly across all areas of design and policy making when it comes to addressing environmental issues, social injustices and inequalities. However no area is more contentious and dualistic than the area of fashion when it comes to addressing long...

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