Fashion and Sustainability, an interview with Tara St. James


A discarded pile of boots and shoes begs the question ‘where does consumer and fashion industry waste end up?’ Linda Grove, Beijing, 2004, Hulton Archive/Getty Images

The fashion industry is the world's second largest polluter. This week we talk to fashion designer and educator Tara St. James about the intersection of fashion and sustainability in the past, present and what we can do to impact the future.

Additional Reading

  • Carson, Rachel. Silent Spring. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2012.
  • Farley Gordon, Jennifer and Colleen Hill. Sustainable Fashion: Past, Present and Future. London and New York: Bloomsbury, 2015.