Monday, October 8, 2007

Fashion warms to reality of climate change

From The Age (Australia):

LEADING international fashion designers and industry experts say unpredictable and typically warmer weather worldwide is wreaking havoc on the industry.

It is forcing fashion houses to ditch traditional seasonal collections for transeasonal garments that may lead to a drastic overhaul of fashion show schedules and retail delivery dates.

"The whole fashion system will have to change," Beppe Modenese, founder of Milan Fashion Week, told The New York Times last week.

"The fashion system must adapt to the reality that there is no strong difference between summer and winter any more…MORE

I had sworn I wouldn't do any more fashion pieces.
Today I learned it's in my contract.