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WHAT'S BEHIND THE RISE OF UPCYCLED GARMENTS?

Fashionista, January 2019

By Sara Radin

"For new brands and retailers, they serve as art pieces, cultural commentary and a sense of connection."

"At Parsons, we really want our approach to sustainability to be holistic — we don't want sustainable design to be just a niche subject you can study, but a part of fashion as a whole." Sustainability isn't just about materials or processes. Instead, the school's program teaches young designers to think critically about how fashion is made and consumed, and to reconsider both its processes and outcomes."

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