Beckie Parker is a British Designer specializing in knitwear currently based in New York. She has worked for the likes of Helmut Lang and DKNY. Now currently at Rebecca Taylor, Beckie has noticed a shift in attitude, from both within the industry to the consumer.
Skilled garment workers and pattern cutters have left the UK and America behind the collapse of its manufacturing industry. Without the support of education and fashion schools, is there any hope in a returning garment industry?
Brands and consumers understand the impact their waste is having, now, more than ever before. So why are we still accepting a 'clean-up' method when we should be striving for a circular economy in the first place?