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Upcycling fashion for Mass production

Cassidy, Tracy Diane and Han, Sara Li-chou (2013) Upcycling fashion for Mass production. In: Sustainability in Fashion & Textiles. Greenleaf Publishing Ltd, Sheffield, UK, pp. 148-163. ISBN 978-1-906093-78-5

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This chapter explores the relatively newly coined upcycling process as a viable recycling method for re-suing what would otherwise be textile waste; and compares the upcycling process with a typical fashion production process model. The barriers to be overcome by the fashion industry are identified should an upcycling process be adopted for mass fashion production, which has already been earmarked as an emerging industry. The chapter concludes with some solution suggestions.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NK Decorative arts Applied arts Decoration and ornament
T Technology > TT Handicrafts Arts and crafts
Schools: School of Art, Design and Architecture
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Depositing User: Tracy Cassidy
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2014 14:10
Last Modified: 13 Nov 2014 14:10


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