Fashion in a circular economy

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This chapter lays grounding for principles in a circular economy from the fashion viewpoint. Chapter presents following approaches; design for longevity, design for services, design for reuse in manufacture, design for material recovery and new business models for circular economy. Building a circular economy system and transformative business for fashion requires a new system level and radical innovations. Therefore also the key stakeholders and their roles for this transformation is discussed. At the end of the text design principles for circular economy are highlighted.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSustainability in Fashion
Subtitle of host publicationA Cradle to Upcycle Approach
EditorsClaudia E. Henninger, Panayiota J. Alevizou, Helen Goworek, Daniella Ryding
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages19
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-51253-2
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-51252-5
Publication statusPublished - 14 Jul 2017
MoE publication typeA3 Book section, Chapters in research books


  • Circular economy
  • Longevity
  • Product-Service System
  • Remanufacturing
  • Material Recovery


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