By Sally Ho Published on Jul 20, 2020 Last updated Jul 20, 2020 2 Mins ReadDeveloped through mass media company Condé Nast, whose guides include Vogue, Vanity Fair and Tatler, along the Centre for Sustainable Fashion (CSF) in London and sustainability researchers around the world, The Sustainable Fashion Glossary is a new index of the key sustainability terms and subject matters emerging in the world of style. The Glossary is an easy-to-use aid containing over 250 terms and keywords that are being used in the sustainable style market.
The compilation is divided into different categories, from features to production, consumption conduct and aftercare practices. It is also damaged down into four key themes, including the climate emergency, the environmental footprint of fashion, the social, cultural and monetary affects of fashion and the key facets of sustainable fashion. Over time, the Glossary will be consistently updated to reflect new definitions, debates and trends inside of the sustainable style global with the typical purpose of strengthening “sustainability literacy”.
It is now handy online, unfastened of charge and open to all to use. Commenting on the launch of the new Glossary, professor of style design for sustainability and the director of CSF, Dilys Williams, defined the resource as a “vital word list of terms, a trusted reference point, concerning style as a capability to exemplify our interdependence with nature and each other.” Sarah Needham, the talents substitute manager at CSF, added that in order to movement the conversation approximately sustainability in fashion forward, “it is essential that we are clear in our knowing and use of the terms included in the Glossary and in relation to sustainability”. “For that debate about how to make style more sustainable, our market needs a shared language and a set of scientifically curated definitions we can all refer to,” talked about Wolfgang Blau, global COO and president of overseas at Condé Nast, in agreement with Needham. This isn’t the first time for Condé Nast to make a statement about sustainability, particularly as the green rhetoric in the style market reaches an all-time top in reaction to customer demand. In January, Vogue Italia ditched traditional photographs in their per 30 days issue for illustrated covers, which were intended to spotlight the environmental charge of photoshoots. It followed Vogue International’s global venture commentary released final December, penned by way of the 26 editors of the worldwide magazine’s regional editions, pledging to celebrate variety and community and to “preserve the planet for destiny generations”, which got here shortly after the influential style magazine went in seek for a Global Sustainability Director to advertise green tasks across the market. Lead picture courtesy of Condé Nast / designed by way of Green Queen Media.