In this webinar, Isaiah Wellington-Lynn, one of our LIS Faculty, leads a conversation about the layers of injustice involved in fast fashion and consumption. Zeina, one of our LIS Ambassadors, who is interested in fashion and works in the industry has compiled a list of podcasts, documentaries, and books on the subject. Isaiah also recommends a number of articles from both journalists and academics. Watch the webinar and see the list below. A huge thank you to Catriona, Daniel, Zeina, Vishal, Charlotte, and Beatrice for sharing their perspectives on this complex real-world problem.
Isaiah and Zeina’s recommendations:
– Fashionopolis: The Price of Fast Fashion and the Future of Clothes (Dana Thomas, 2019)
We have all bought a new outfit without thinking twice. How can we get dressed with intention?
– Loved Clothes Last: How the Joy of Rewearing and Repairing Your Clothes Can Be a Revolutionary Act (Orsola De Castro, 2021)
We can all care, repair and rewear. Do you accept the challenge?
– WARDROBE CRISIS with Clare Press
This podcast is based on Clare’s book of the same name, and addresses the big issues in fashion like climate change and the treatment of garment workers.
– Fashion Revolution Podcast
International fashion journalist Tamsin Blanchard uncovers the hidden stories behind the clothing we wear.
– Conscious Chatter
Hosted by Kestrel Jenkins, this podcast explores how fashion and ethics can ‘jive, and maybe even thrive together’.
– The True Cost, 2015
How does fashion impact people and the planet?
– The Next Black, 2014
Designers, innovators and leaders in fashion from around the globe explore the future of clothing.