Feminist Perspectives on Digitally Enabled Sustainable Fashion Consumerism

Fan, Cheng and Briggs, Jo (2022) Feminist Perspectives on Digitally Enabled Sustainable Fashion Consumerism. In: Feminist Voices about Ecological Issues in HCI: In association with CHI2022, 19/04/22 - 28/04/22, New Orleans, USA. (In Press)

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Fast fashion is not only an issue apropos of environmental pollution and feminism (Maynard, 2021), but also an area where HCI can make a difference. Fashion – comprising garment or apparel design, its supply chains and retail, and associated cultural ecosystem of fashion-related digital communications (see Harris et al., 2021) – has supported the position of women, as a powerful visual tool and by promoting their innovation, self-expression and social change (McRobbie, 2020).However, the relationship between fashion and feminism has recently become strained, due to ambiguity of claims that fashion promotes women’s empowerment, when fashion is also responsible for mass consumerism, further enabled by the rise of fintech

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Feminist Voices about Ecological Issues in HCI : In association with CHI2022 ; Conference date: 19-04-2022 Through 28-04-2022
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fiminism HCI, Sustainable Fashion, Fintech
Subjects: G900 Others in Mathematical and Computing Sciences
W200 Design studies
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > Design
Depositing User: Rachel Branson
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2022 11:52
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2022 12:00
URI: https://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/50640

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