Resource | Centre for Sustainable Fashion


Resource | Centre for Sustainable Fashion

The Centre for Sustainable Fashion (CSF) is based at the London College Fashion. The CSF aims to challenge, provoke and question the fashion status quo.

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Latest Activity: Feb 10

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Comment by Katie Ledger on September 13, 2010 at 8:46
Hi all

I am undertaking a project entitled Shed Me Clothes, which is based on biomimetics (using nature for inspiration for design problems). I am in the process of developed a textile that can shed like a snake to eliminate the need to launder garments. The use phase of a garment is the most energy intensive, therefore eliminating the laundering phase energy will be saved. (Please see

I am in the process of exploring what features determin how frequently a garment is laundered and what features ensure garments are never laundered. Please fill in my survey to help me find out:

From this research I hope to design a series of garments that are designed not to be laundered and to be made in the Shed Me Clothes textile.

Thanking you,

Comment by Ivan Dauriz on September 7, 2010 at 8:14
Hi everybody,

I am a student of the MA Fashion and the Environment. I would highly appreciate if you would like to fill in my questionnaire. That would be very helpfull.

This is the link:

Thanks to everyone.

Take care.

Comment by Kelli on September 4, 2010 at 21:07
We are from Pure Pod in Australia. We would love to be a part of this but we live too far away! Can you run the same program for international designers? We don't get this kind of support in Australia.
Comment by Ida Horner on September 4, 2010 at 8:39
Harriet, I work with African women who work with unusual textiles from sustainable sources. I am very interested in the programme you highlight below but I am based outside of the Greater London area. Are there other programmes that can support folk like me?
Comment by Harriet Whitworth on September 3, 2010 at 12:42
CSF FREE BUSINESS SUPPORT - Be part of the next generation of socially and environmentally aware fashion businesses

Are you a small to medium sized London based fashion business?
Are you registered as a Sole Trader or as a Limited Company?
If so you can register for free business support and advice

The Centre for Sustainable Fashion at London College of Fashion is currently accepting applications for the next business support programme which starts in early October 2010. The programme aims to help existing and emerging fashion businesses based in the Greater London area gain access to the growing market for sustainable products.

The programme consists of small group seminars and one to one advice sessions and every business chosen to participate will receive at least 12 hours of tailored support and guidance. On completing the programme, businesses will be eligible for a variety of showcasing, buyer and press opportunities, including profiling on the Centre for Sustainable Fashion stand at London Fashion Week.

'The Business advisors and speakers are knowledgeable, friendly and incredibly supportive, offering tailored advice, the experience was inspirational’ Eleanor Dorrien-Smith, Director of Partimi

The next interview days are on Thursday 9th and Wednesday 22nd September. Please note places on the programme are limited and offered on a first come first served basis.

To find out more and register your interest please visit:
Comment by Silk'n Fab on August 14, 2010 at 11:58
Hey everybody,

To introduce ourselves, we are exporters of Organic Cotton Fabrics. Our fabrics are certified for Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) by Control Union. We provide organic fabric in greige, PFD, prints & yarn dye. We also do custom printing on organic fabric with low impact dyes and herbal dyes, to maintain the fabric’s Organic nature.

We love to love to do business with you.

Silk'n Fab
Comment by Ciel on July 5, 2010 at 22:04
Ciel are looking for fashion savvy graduate interns to help with the next collection please contact the studio with your skill base, pattern cutting; garment technologists; print makers; knit & media interns please send cv & covering note to say why you would like to have a placement with Ciel, min placement 2-3 weeks. Looking forward to hearing from you please send emails with images of recent work to help with selection process to: thank you

Ciel x
Comment by Ivan Dauriz on June 19, 2010 at 17:49
Hi everybody,

could you please help me doing my MA final project by answering some questions you will find here:

Thank you very much!

Have a nice day

Comment by Haute Verte Couture on June 17, 2010 at 17:54
HVC is thrilled to join CSF! Looking forward to connecting with other Masters/PhD students who are interested in Eco Fashion!!!
Comment by Goodone on May 19, 2010 at 14:05
This Friday the 21st May, 4-9pm at the Goodone stuio
Clothes on sale from £10 so bargins galore and plenty of freen G&T's etc
Studio 1 B, 2-4 Southgate Rd, London, N1 3JJ


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