Keep up with the main issues in the world of sustainable thinking as well as their solutions with this carefully edited selection of books, podcasts, people and websites.
THE STATE OF FASHION
The State of Fashion 2018 by the Business of Fashion was created to provide a comprehensive view of the fashion industry, including current and projected performances as well as the influences driving fashion in the year to come.
CHINA WATER RISK
Last year, China Water Risk released the results from their survey of over 85 Chinese textile manufacturers on their actions and challenges around water, cleaning up and going green. Eagerly received, the report is now available to download in English and Chinese.
WORN IN NEW YORK
Over 60 designers and creatives share stories about a significant piece of clothing from their wardrobe. Worn in New York is a contemporary cultural history of America’s brightest city, reminding readers that there’s more to fashion than chasing trends.
TURNING THE TIDE ON PLASTIC
One of the UK’s most prominent writers on sustainability, Lucy Siegle creates an accessible, practical book that serves both as a call to arms to end the plastic pandemic, as well as a guide to change.
ECO WARRIOR PRINCESS
In 2010, Jennifer Nini left her glamorous, corporate lifestyle to live off-grid on a solar-powered farm. Today, her blog Eco Warrior Princess has a monthly readership of 20,000, eager for intelligent, article views on sustainability.
This timely collection of interviews with sustainable fashion experts including Mara Hoffman and Elizabeth Cline (author of Overdressed), brings to life the challenges and real potential for fashion to become part of the solution.
A PLASTIC OCEAN
Award winning documentary, A Plastic Ocean takes a devastating look at the impact plastic is causing to our oceans and marine life and explores working solutions that could help combat this alarming damage.
Clare Press, Vogue Australia’s Sustainability Editor-at-Large, creates a lively podcast which, in weekly episodes with inspiring guests, digs deep into the fashion industry, exploring topics in ethics, sustainability, consumerism, activism, identity and the role of creativity.
Instagram influencer and founder of The Garment, Morgan Hamel aims to encourage women to own fewer but better quality things, by introducing them to responsible fashion brands and photographing the clothes on ‘real’ models.
Working between London and China, Marianne Caroline is an impact entrepreneur, on a mission to give everyone equal access to information about their impact on people and the planet, starting with the fashion industry.
An ethical fashion instagrammer who focuses on style, budget and green living, Wendy Graham provides her followers with resources on how to lead a more ethically conscious lifestyle.
This article originally appeared in the Redress Design Award 2018 Magazine.