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Fashion Values: Nature

London College of Fashion via FutureLearn

Overview

Discover fashion practices that can protect, restore, and regenerate ecosystems

Nature is the life force that provides us with the air, water, soil, and minerals that sustain life on earth. These elements come together in the clothes we wear.

This course will help you build the knowledge, skills, and connections to reimagine fashion’s practices and develop a plan to put nature first.

You’ll join a community of fashion and sustainability thinkers and doers that have the vision, skills, and commitment to radically transform how we live and work through fashion.

Explore the impact of fashion on biodiversity and earth’s systems

With more than one million species of plants and animals at risk of extinction, our ecosystems are under stress.

Fashion plays a direct role in this, and on this course you’ll identify how dominant damaging systems of fashion production and consumption can be transformed to protect natural life on our planet.

Use design thinking to radically rethink fashion products, services, and systems

Very few fashion companies have biodiversity strategies, but you’ll examine the tools and frameworks used by companies who are developing a nature-centred way of working.

You’ll also be set a design thinking challenge, asking you to develop a fashion product, service or system which supports the restoration and regeneration of nature.

Respond to sustainability challenges with London College of Fashion

This course is led by fashion and sustainability experts from Centre for Sustainable Fashion (CSF) at London College of Fashion (LCF). LCF has taught over 70,000 learners from 191 countries on their FutureLearn fashion & sustainability courses to date.

You’ll benefit from the teaching of experienced fashion practitioners, world-leading researchers, as well as insights from fellow fashion and sustainability makers and doers from around the world.

This course is designed to empower anyone with the tools to address the challenges facing fashion sustainability today.

This may include advanced undergraduate and postgraduate  students, sustainability professionals, as well as fashion and business professionals, designers, strategists, and communicators.

Taught by

Dilys Williams

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