This Cirkla Modo’s Library section shows cross-sectoral relatories published on the topic of circular fashion and sustainability, which could support on the understanding of this broad new perspective.
The State of Fashion 2018 – a comprehensive view of the fashion industry from Business of Fashion and McKinsey & Company.
Circular Transitions Proceedings – a compilation of papers from the Mistra Future Fashion Conference on Textile Design and the Circular Economy.
A new textiles economy: redesigning fashion’s future – a Circular Fibres Initiative from Ellen McArthur Foundation.
Fashion at the Crossroads – from Greenpeace, on the review of initiatives to slow and close the loop in the fashion industry. Other relevant documents from Greenpeace are also: Timeout for Fast Fashion – from dirty production, to trends, to trash; and After the Bring, the hangover – about our consumption and insights into the minds of clothing consumers.
Valuing our Cloths: the cost of UK fashion – a WRAP report looking at the environmental impact of the whole journey of clothing.
Dirty Fashion – from Changing Markets Foundation on the viscose process.
The Sustainable Clothing Guide – helping brands and retailers to enhance the durability and quality of the clothing they produce – from WRAP
Microplastics shedding from polyester fabrics – from Mistra Future Fashion, evaluating whether the shedding of microplastics from different types of polyester fabric is dependent on construction parameters.
Corporate Sustainability at a Crossroads – from MIT Sloan Management Review and the Boston Consulting Group, presenting eight key factors that determine a company’s sustainability success.
Pulse of Fashion Industry – Global Fashion Agenda & The Boston Consulting Group.
Fashion focus: the fundamental right to a living wage – first report on wages in the global fashion industry. The Circle NGO.
C2C Certified How-To Guide handbook – a guide developed in collaboration between Cradle 2 Cradle and Fashion for Good.
Trend report: Future of sustainable fashion – H&M Foundation & Accenture
The Circular Fashion Framework 1.0 – soon to be released.
Circular Economy Publications – from Ellen MacArthur Foundation.
The State of Fashion 2017 – BoF and McKinsey & Company’s in-depth report on the global fashion industry.
Towards a 4th Industrial Revolution of Textiles and Clothing – a Strategic Innovation and Research Agenda for the European Textile and Clothing Industry, from ETP Fibre Textiles Clothing.
Natural Capital Protocol – Natural Capital Coalition
Critical Aspects in Design for Fiber-to-Fiber recycling of Textiles – Mistra Future Fashion report.
10 Step Guide to Creating a Financeable Circular Business – Case Study from Circle Economy.
Textiles Market Situation Report -in-depth information on the latest economic, market and regulatory trends affecting the capture and recycling of key recovered materials, WRAP.
Transition to Transformation in Fashion Education for Sustainability – Dilys Williams, Centre for Sustainable Fashion.
2015 and prior…
Colour of Fashion Handbook – an introduction to natural dyeing for students and educators, Centre for Sustainable Fashion, 2015