Sarah Fung, founder of “recommerce” site Hula, believes that technologies such as blockchain can help cut down waste in fashion.

How to end waste in fashion: stop making clothes, or value the ones we have already?

  • The price of fast fashion items, poorly made and sold as disposable, does not factor in the human and environmental costs of their production
  • Shutting down fashion production is impractical, but a ‘circular fashion’ economy can be built if consumers and industry ensure clothing is repurposed
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Sarah Fung, founder of “recommerce” site Hula, believes that technologies such as blockchain can help cut down waste in fashion.
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Timothy Parent

Timothy Parent

Timothy Parent is a contributor to the Post. He began his career at Harvard University with a charity fashion show featuring designers such as Issey Miyake and Manish Arora, and moved to China after graduation to conduct his own research. He has closely followed and contributed to the development of the fashion industry in China for the past decade; from studying street style with 100,000 original photographs to the rise of China’s dynamic designer scene, Timothy has established himself as a subject-matter expert in the Chinese fashion industry with a wide range of experiences. He is currently the China Editor for WeAr Magazine.