Fashion shapes and reflects society and communities, their culture and diversity, it is both personal and ubiquitous, an every day phenomenon. Centre for Sustainable Fashion (CSF) was devised to question and challenge a mainly reactionary fashion culture, one which reflects and re-enforces patterns of excessive consumption and disconnection.
Established in 2008 by Dilys Williams, actively supported by other key change-makers from fashion and beyond, CSF’s starting point was sustainability as a lens for design in fashion’s artistic and business practices. We have grown to be a diverse community of world leading researchers, designers, educators and communicators with an extensive network that crosses disciplines, generations, cultures and locations, enabling us to:
CSF is a University of the Arts Research Centre based at London College of Fashion. Our work is a key aspect of London College of Fashion’s commitment to Better Lives using fashion to drive change, build a sustainable future and improve the way we live.