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Zero Waste Fashion Design

6 Jun

Written by two industry leading pioneers, Timo Rissanen and Holly McQuillan, the book offers flexible strategies and easy-to-master zero waste techniques to help you develop your own cutting edge fashion designs.


Click on the book jacket and hit PREVIEW to read interviews with Winifred Aldrich, fashion author (UK) and Rickard Lindqvist, fashion designer (Sweden)

Zero Waste Fashion Design combines research and practice to introduce a crucial sustainable fashion design approach.

Sample flat patterns and more than 20 exercises will reinforce your understanding of the zero waste fashion design process.

Beautifully illustrated interviews with high-profile, innovative designers, including Winifred Aldrich, Rickard Lindqvist and Yeohlee Teng, show the stunning garments produced by zero waste fashion design

Why not enter our a “start your career in fashion with Bloomsbury” competition

To celebrate Graduate Fashion Week we are offering you the chance to win a copy of this book.

Entries must be received by 30th June 2016.

Entries will be entered into a single draw to take place on Friday 1st July 2016.

Enter our Graduate Fashion Week 2016 Competition for the chance to a win a selection of books ‘no fashion student should be without’

Interview with EcoChic Design Award 2014/15 Winner: Kévin Germanier

29 Feb

In the wake of the EcoChic Design Award 2015/16 finale, we caught up with last year’s winner Kévin Germanier. The 2014/15 cycle victor talked to us about his exclusive upcoming collection for Shanghai Tang, as well as his experiences of working with sustainable materials in a commercial environment.

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Meet this year’s EcoChic Design Award 2015/16 Winners

28 Jan

Last week the EcoChic Design Award culminated in a winner being announced live at this year’s grand final fashion show, which took place during Hong Kong Fashion Week. Bloomsbury Publishing and our imprint Fairchild Books were once again very proud to prize sponsor this event, as well as highlight its pioneering ambition to reduce waste and promote sustainability in the fashion industry. We’ve also been equally eager to reveal which of the 10 finalists walked away with the top prize…

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Eco-Chic Design Award 2014 – meet the finalists

4 Nov

This year’s Eco-Chic Design award is hotting up! Not only we have some amazing finalists, but also some top Bloomsbury authors have joined in as mentors to them.

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EcoChic Design Award 2013: We have a winner!

20 Jan

Following our previous post about the EcoChic Design Award, of which we are proud sponsors, we are thrilled to finally reveal the winners!

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Zero waste fashion: the Eco-Chic Design Award 2013

4 Nov

One of the most exciting projects we’ve been involved with this year is the Eco-Chic Design Award – a design competition challenging emerging fashion designers to create mainstream clothing with minimal textile waste.

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