So You Think You Know Fashion

Bhardwaj, V., & Fairhurst, A. (2010). Fast fashion: response to changes in the fashion industry. The International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research , 165-173.

Chia, L. (2016, November 18). Bursting at the seams: Singapore’s cast-off clothing. Retrieved from Channel NewsAsia:

Choi, T.-M., Liu, N., Liu, S.-C., Mak, J., & To, Y.-T. (2010). Fast fashion brand extensions: An empirical study of consumer preferences. Journal of Brand Management, 17, 472-487.

Fletcher, K. (2010). Slow Fashion: An Invitation for Systems Change. The Journal of Design, Creative Process & the Fashion Industry, 2(2), 259-265.

Hirscher, A.-L. (2013). Fashion Activism Evaluation and Application of Fashion Activism Strategies to Ease Transition Towards Sustainable Consumption Behaviour. Research Journal of Textile and Apparel, 17 (1), 23-38

Taplin, I. M. (2014). Global Commodity Chains and Fast Fashion: How the Apparel Industry Continues to Re-Invent Itself. Competition and Change, 18(3), 246-264.

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Environmental Impact

Amed, I., Berg, A., Brantberg, L., & Hedrich, S. (2016, December). The state of fashion. Retrieved from
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Morgan, M. (2015, June 9). Throwaway fashion: Women have adopted a ‘wear it once culture’, binning clothes after only a few wears (so they aren’t pictured in same outfit twice on social media). The Daily Mail. Retrieved from
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Qutab, M. (2017, February 19). What’s the Second Most Polluting Industry? (We’ll Give You A Hint – You’re Wearing It). One Green Planet. Retrieved from
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Szokan, N. (2016, June 30). The fashion industry tries to take responsibility for its pollution. The Washington Post. Retrieved from

Walker, R. (2017, April 9). Fashion in new bid to be truly sustainable. The Guardian. Retrieved from

Unfolding the Mind

Brändle, G. (2015). Obsolescence: Planned, Progressive, Stylistic. In D. T. Cook, & J. M. Ryan, The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Consumption and Consumer Studies, First Edition (p. 648). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

Darke, P. R., Freedman, J. L., & Chaiken, S. (1995). Percentage Discounts, Initial Price, and Bargain Hunting: A Heuristic-Systematic Approach to Price Search Behavior. Journal of Applied Psychology, 80(5), 580-586.

Gentina, E., Shrum, L. J., & Lowrey, T. M. (2016). Teen attitudes toward luxury fashion brands from a social identity perspective: A cross-cultural study of French and U.S. teenagers. Journal of Business Research, 69(12) , 5785-5792.

Henrich, J., & Gil-White, F. J. (2001). The evolution of prestige: Freely conferred deference as a mechanism for enhancing the benefits of cultural transmission. Evolution and Human Behavior, 22, 165−196.

Johnson, T., & Attmann, J. (2009). Compulsive buying in a product specific context: clothing. Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management: An International Journal, 13(3), 394-405.

Kaufman, S. B. (2010, August 6). Two Routes to Social Status. Retrieved from Psychology Today:

Khan, R. (2016). Doing good and looking good: women in ‘fast fashion’ activism. Women and Environments International, 96, 7-9. Retrieved from Women & Environments International Magazine.

Kim, S., Lee, J., & Yoon, D. (2015). Norms in Social Media:
The Application of Theory of Reasoned Action and Personal Norms in Predicting Interactions
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Knutson, B., Rick, S., Wimmer, G. E., Prelec, D., & Loewenstein, G. (2007). Neural predictors of purchases, 53(1). Neuron, 147–156.

Miller, K. (2013). Hedonic customer responses to fast fashion and replicas. Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management: An International Journal, 17(2), 160-174.

Uzunoğlu, E., & Kip, S. M. (2014). Brand communication through digital influencers: Leveraging blogger engagement. International Journal of Information Management, 34(5), 592-602.

Willems, K., Janssens, W., Swinnen, G., Brengman, M., Streukens, S., Vancauteren, M., & Methods, H. (2012). From Armani to Zara: Impression formation based on fashion store patronage. Journal of Business Research, 65(10), 1487-1494.

Alternatives to Fast Fashion

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Phelan, H. (2017, October 11). What Is Slow Fashion? We Explain. The New York Times. Retrieved from

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Vazquez, L. (2017, February 16). Capsule wardrobe: How to declutter your life and closet. Retrieved from

Changing Perspectives

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