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The Social Entrepreneurship & Innovation Podcast

Sep 2, 2021

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Fashion has always been cyclical, reusing older trends and updating them ever so slightly. 

But technology is pushing cyclical fashion to become circular, meaning that the useful life of garments extends indefinitely. Those old t-shirts or jeans you wore 15 years ago, or the ones your parents had way before that, can now become part of your current wardrobe again.

Faith Legendre, the owner of the circular economy advisory company, Afire Consulting, explains to Cory during this episode of the Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation Podcast, β€œ...they make 2 million black size two shirts [and] it’s bad for the environment. It’s bad for the psyche.”

Let’s look at how technology and fashion are colliding for a more sustainable future of the fashion industry by decreasing wasteful production and increasing personalization.

In our Episode with Faith, we discuss: 

  • What is the role of technology in the future of fashion?
  • What are the Environmental Impacts of Fashion?
  • How Can Technology Improve Sustainability in the Fashion Industry?
  • How Does Technology Change the Fashion Industry Workforce?

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