ALES grad (Human Ecology) and Alumni Award recipient Marilyn McNeil-Morin discusses how Sustainable Fashion (environmental sustainability) is a fundamental issue for the fashion industry related to global pollution and textile waste.
Candice Kelly (Human Ecology major) examines the increasing sustainability in the global fashion and textile industry. “I’ve always been interested in clothing and textiles,” says Kelly. “From fibre science to costume history — I really love it all.”
Fashion expert Lori Moran (Human Ecology) said there are major losses accruing in the fashion world because of the pandemic. She said a lot of Canadian retailers were already in trouble before the pandemic, and now they’re facing a major inventory glut after months of being closed.