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Featured video - The Next Black
The Next Black (AEG)
New technologies, sustainability concerns and innovative minds are transforming our clothes. In the Next Black documentary film, you meet the designers, innovators and leaders that are shaping the future of what we will be wearing. This is not a film about what’s new, it’s about what’s next.
Suggested print books
The Report Fashion Futures 2025 : global scenarios for a sustainable fashion industry by Forum for the Future & Levi Strauss & Co, provides 5 lessons for the fashion industry to follow which can "help companies develop responses to key social and environmental challenges". The animations below represent 4 scenarios for the fashion industry in 2025.
Principles of sustainable fashion design [YouTube video] Presented by Karen Webster, RMIT University, 2011.
Can Wal-Mart be Sustainable? Ask Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard [video] by Tom Foster, 11th June, 2009
RMIT Fashion (City) students working on Recreate 08 - recycling with the Salvation Army. Click on the link below and login with your NDS login details to view this video:
Charities Recycle Tips from Big Business: Reporter Lisa Whitehead investigates the growing second-hand clothing market, all spurred on as a result of the current "vintage" fashion trend. Stateline VIC (ABC TELEVISION Melbourne); Broadcast Date: Friday, 24th October 2008; Duration: 5 min., 15 sec.