Fashion and sustainability: increasing knowledge about slow fashion through an educational module
The over consumptive behaviors in society often cause a great deal of environmental impact. Many consumers are unaware of their impact when they purchase low quality, inexpensive apparel items, sometimes referred to as “fast fashion.” The fast fashion business model is based upon inexpensive, low-quality garments, quick production and sale, and high consumption. A sustainable alternative is the “slow fashion” business model, where consumers invest in the quality of the garment and are encouraged to hold onto it longer. The purpose of this study was to understand whether exposure to education ...
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