Associate Professor in Fashion at the School of Design at QUT, Prof. Payne writes and researches about innovation that reduces waste in fashion.
“The main problem is that fashion has encouraged us to consume so much. In earlier times, fabric was considered valuable and every scrap, literally, was treasured.
“There are different approaches
that address this:
- Design out waste
- Design with waste
You can see the full entry in Your Life Your Planet or find out more about Professor Payne’s research at Q.U.T.
See also Tenfingerz entry