The True Cost of Fast Fashion–and Fashion Tech?

Video on fast fashion’s human and environmental costs.  If link fails, search            take part.com/true cost.

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http://www.takepart.com/true-cost?cmpid=tpsales-eileenfisher&spMailingID=11930034&spUserID=ODI5NjIwOTQ3NTUS1&spJobID=503994677&spReportId=NTAzOTk0Njc3S0

Environmental concerns: if we add the toxic flows from fast fashion to the ones from all our tech fashion (thrown away devices etc), what does that add up to?

Interview with Diffus Design about Wearable Technology Design Concepts

Diffus Design–Michel Guglielmi and Hanne-Louise Johannsen, is based in Copenhagen. It concerns itself with bringing together technology and traditional crafts.

Interview can be found here: https://www.academia.edu/10033103/Interview_with_Diffus_Design_Michel_Guglielmi_and_Hanne-Louise_Johannsen

Read about their Design Strategies here:

http://www.diffus.dk/wp-content/uploads/pdf/Diffus%20strategies%202013.pdf

Wearable Discourses: Susan Elizabeth Ryan Interviewed by Rebecca Louise Breuer and Geert Lovink

An interview regarding Garments of Paradise will appear in the British journal Critical Studies in Fashion and Beauty and is being pre-released on the Institute of Network Cultures and Nettime websites.

See

http://networkcultures.org/geert/2014/11/17/wearable-discourses-interview-with-susan-e-ryan/