Hi-tech, hyperlocal and 3D printed: a proposition for the future of fashion

Fashion

The shameful human and environmental cost of fashion has been well documented. Clearly, the system is woefully broken, as the journalist Dana Thomas writes in her new book, Fashionopolis. But, having spent three years writing it, and many more researching the issue, she remains optimistic.

As technologies advance, she says, there is clearly a worst case scenario to consider: “That the good tech is bastardised and the robots start churning out so much stuff that we don’t know what to do with it.” And yet, she has hope, putting her faith in innovation and increasingly aware consumers. Here’s the future of fashion, as she sees it.

Read the full article on The Guardian.