- Savonia University of Applied Sciences
Music and Dance, Kuopio
|Social and health care, Kuopio
Social and health care & rural Industries, Iisalmi
|Basis of Education||Competence Standards||Structure of Studies||Development of Expertise||Methods and implementation||Course Table|
|Objectives||The student learns to realize what impacts his/her decisions about fashion have on sustainability. He/she becomes familiar with fashion concepts in a social, cultural, environmental and economical context both locally and globally. The student understands the importance of sustainable fashion strategies based on future thinking. The student is able to translate trends and target designs to correspond with and enhance a company's/brand’s identity. The student learns to work in a practical, creative and innovative way in the development of fashion concepts in a sustainable context. He/she is able to demonstrate a critical engagement in various aspects of sustainability and justify his/her proposals and decisions. He or she will learn to work in a concept design process based on both an experimental, sustainable and commercial approach.|
|Content||Definitions of sustainable fashion.|
Fashion in global context.
Sustainable fashion strategies and methods.
The role of design in sustainability issues.
Sustainable trend and market analysis.
A team-based project where a sustainable fashion concept is developed.
|Requirements||Exams and sustainable fashion concept assignment.|
|Grading Scale||0 - 5|
|Course material||WGSN (online material)|
Niinimäki, Kirsi (ed.) 2013. Sustainable fashion: new approaches. Helsinki: Aalto ARTS Books (e-book).
Gwilt, Alison. 2014. A practical guide to sustainable fashion. London: Fairchild Books.
Okala: the ecodesign strategy wheel. (online material)
Other course-specific e-learning materials provided by the lecturer.
We reserve the right to make changes to the curriculum due to the need to update the content being studied.