Professor Kate Fletcher

Professor Kate Fletcher

Professor of Sustainability, Design, Fashion

Kate combines design and holistic systems thinking to make and act upon change. Kate is the most cited scholar in fashion and sustainability and her work, like that on post-growth fashion and fashion localism, both defines and challenges the field. She has written and/or edited nine books translated into seven languages. Her latest work is about design, nature and clothing.

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Current Projects 


  • Fletcher, K. 2020. An interview with River Dean, in Journal of Fashion Theory, 24(6), pp959-962.

  • Fletcher, K. and Tham, M. 2019. Earth Logic: Fashion Action Research Plan, London: JJ Charitable Trust.

  • Fletcher, K., St Pierre, L. & Tham, M. (Eds) 2019. Design and Nature: A Partnership, London: Routledge.

  • Fletcher, K. 2019. Wild Dress: Clothing & the Natural World, Axminster: Uniform Books.

  • Fletcher, K. 2018. The Fashion Land Ethic: localism, clothing activity and Macclesfield, Journal of Fashion Practice, 10(2), pp139-159.