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Local Fashionalities: Växbo Lin and WomenWeave
University of Borås, Swedish School of Textiles.
2014 (English)Licentiate thesis, monograph (Other academic)
Sustainable development
The content falls within the scope of Sustainable Development
Abstract [en]

Global Fashion, via the logic of high-speed, large-scale industrial production and anachronistic high-volume consumption habits, causes significant social and environmental damage. Local Fashion is understood as part of the Slow Fashion movement that aims to change the functions of fashion so that they support or lead the quest to flourish within known human and planetary boundaries. This Licentiate thesis examines, through an exploratory narrative based on new and existing research, two Local Fashionalities. Växbo Lin is a small linen manufacturer/brand in Hälsingland, Sweden, producing new heritage home textiles. WomenWeave is a handloom social enterprise in Madhya Pradesh, India, making naya khadi. Their approaches and practices are presented and discussed vis-à-vis notions of “globality”, “locality”, design management, and the quest for sustainability. The narrative aims to improve understandings of what Local Fashion is, and contribute to the effort to design new fashion systems grounded in logic relevant to contemporary human needs and aspirations.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
University of Borås: The Swedish School of Textiles , 2014.
Series
Skrifter från Högskolan i Borås, ISSN 0280-381X ; 55
Keyword [en]
Slow Fashion, Textiles, Sustainability, Local Fashion, Small Enterprise, Social Enterprise, Design Management, Sustainable Development, Textiles and fashion
National Category
Social Sciences Interdisciplinary
Research subject
Textiles and Fashion (General)
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hb:diva-3713Local ID: 2320/14325ISBN: 978-91-87525-30-8 (print)ISBN: 978-91-87525-31-5 (print)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hb-3713DiVA: diva2:877103
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