Sustainable Fashion

This short guide provides a helpful starting point to bring sustainable fashion into the curriculum and encourage members of the whole school community to engage with the issue in their daily lives.

Fast fashion’ is a controversial issue. Although some elements of this industry, such as increased affordability and accessibility for consumers to ‘stylish’ clothing may appear desirable, fast fashion is having detrimental impacts on our planet and its people.

With signposting to resources and web links to support learning about the impacts of fast fashion, this brilliant guide from Oxfam raises awareness of some of the amazing ways in which people around the world are changing things for the better.

Sustainable Fashion also provides some useful background information about the issue, cross-curricular activity ideas and creative suggestions for taking school-based action.