World 81

With the unexpected advent of Covid-19 pandemic and disruptions around trade restrictions globally, growing concerns over safety and security risks associated with garment production networks around the world has resulted in the government initiative of the termination of all international supply chains in World 81. This in turn resulted in the extinction of the globalized fashion production industry, forcing countries to produce garments and textiles locally with consumers.

This has shifted the world into a “connection economy”, whereby government incentives force a collaborative relationship between consumers and local domestic companies on the design needs of garments and textiles for each country to ensure a reduction of waste, materials, and inventory.

What if …

fashion was designed by both the consumer and the designer in a localised manner?

Issue targeted:

the globalised mass production of garments and clothing within the fashion industry

Inspiration:

impact of the Coronavirus outbreak on worldwide fashion consumption

This World was contributed by Christina Suntovski using a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International licence which allows others to share and adapt the work in any medium and for any purpose, providing that they credit the author and share their material using the same Creative Commons licence.

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Published by Amy Twigger Holroyd

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