a) Academic/peer reviewed
Beard D. N. (2008), The Branding of Ethical Fashion and the Consumer: a Luxury Niche or Mass-market Reality? «Fashion Theory», Volume 12, Issue 4, Oxford - New York, Berg, pp.447-468.
Bovone L. (2017), Ethical Fashion as a Post-Postmodern Phenomenon, in Motta G. and Biagini A. (eds), Fashion through History: Costumes, Symbols, Communication (Volume I), Newcastle upon Tyne, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, (pp. 326-336)
Bovone L. e Mora E. (eds), (2007), La spesa responsabile. Il consumo biologico e solidale, Roma, Donzelli Editore
Clark H (2008), Slow + Fashion - an Oxymoron - or a Promise for the Future, «Fashion Theory», Volume 12, Issue 4, Berg Publisher, Oxford - New York, pp. 427-446.
Gregson N. and Crewe L. (2003), Second-Hand Cultures, Berg, Oxford – New York.
Fletcher K. (2008), Sustainable Fashion & Textiles. Design Journeys, London, Earthscan.
- 2010, Slow Fashion: An Invitation for Systems Change, «Fashion Practice», Volume 2, Issue 2, Oxford - New York, Berg, pp. 259-266.
- 2012, Durability, Fashion, Sustainability: The Processes and Practices of Use, in «Fashion Practice», Volume 4, Issue 2, Oxford - New York, Berg, pp. 299-321.
Lunghi C. (2012), Creative evasioni. Manifatture di moda in carcere, Milano, FrancoAngeli.
(2014) Eccentric Fashions: Prison and Creativity, «International Journal for Fashion Studies», vol. II, Intellect, London (pp. 209-226).
Lunghi C. e Montagnini E. (2007), La moda della responsabilità, Milano, FrancoAngeli.
Micheletti M. (2003), Political Virtue and Shopping, London, Palgrave MacMillan.
Micheletti M., Follesdal A., Stolle D. (eds) (2004), Politics, Products and Markets: Exploring Political Consumerism Past and Present, New Brunswick, Transaction Press.
Mongelli L., Versari P., Rullani F., Vaccaro A., (2012), Made in Carcere: Integral Human Development in Extreme Conditions, «Journal of Business Ethics», 152 (pp.977-995).
Mora E. (2007), L'abbigliamento tra etica ed estetica, in Bovone L. e Mora E. (eds), La spesa responsabile. Il consumo biologico e solidale, Roma, Donzelli Editore, (pp. 75-101).
(2009), Fare Moda. Esperienze di produzione e consumo, Milano, Bruno Mondadori.
Parker E. (2011) Steps towards Sustainability in Fashion: Snapshot Bangladesh, London, Centre for Sustainable Fashion, London College of Fashion.
Perna T. (1998), Fair Trade. La sfida etica al mercato mondiale, Torino, Bollati Boringhieri.
Reiley K. and DeLong M. (2011), A Consumer Vision for Sustainable Fashion Practice, «Fashion Practice», Volume 3, Issue 1, Oxford - New York, Berg, (pp. 63-84).
Roozen N. et Van der Hoff F. (2002), L’aventure du commerce equitable. Une alternative à la mondalisation par les fondateurs de Max Havelar, Paris, Éditions Jean-Claude Lattès.
Skov L. (2006), The Role of Trade Fairs in the Global Fashion Business, «Current Sociology», Vol 54(5), London, Thousand Oaks, CA and New Delhi, Sage, (pp. 764–783).
b) Other sources
Vesti la natura (https://sostieni.vestilanatura.it/)
It is an Italian association committed to promoting ethical and sustainable fashion. Volunteers, textile professionals and teachers work together and offer their knowledge to spreading an ethical approach to fashion among consumers and companies and to propose suitable solutions to reduce the harmful effects of fashion on the environment.
It has developed several projects: among others, ecoFashion (https://ecofashion.vestilanatura.it/), a browser for ethical brands and fashion stores.
Fashion Revolution (https://www.fashionrevolution.org/)
It was founded in the wake of the Rana Plaza disaster in 2013. Since then, it has grown to become the world’s largest fashion activism movement, mobilizing citizens, brands and policymakers through research, education, and advocacy. Every year a Fashion Revolution week was organized in the week surrounding the 24th of April, the anniversary of the 2013 Rana Plaza collapse.
Clean Clothes Campaign (https://cleanclothes.org/)
CCC was founded in the Netherlands in 1989 as Schone Kleren Campagne. It has become a global network of over 235 organisations operating in over 45 countries. This network connects actors across the garment and sportswear industry, linking homebased worker organisations, grass-roots unions, women's organisations and trade unions, to labour rights and feminist organisations, CSOs and activists in both garment-producing and consumer market countries. All members are dedicated to empowering workers to improve the working conditions of the global garment and sportswear industries.
Detox Campaign (https://www.greenpeace.org/international/act/detox/)
It is a Greenpeace campaign, started in 2011 to address the widespread use of hazardous chemicals in the manufacturing of clothes, which were being released into waterways in countries such as China, Indonesia and Mexico. It was the first campaign to challenge big clothing brands from all sectors to take responsibility for the environmental impacts of their manufacturing supply chains and commit to achieve zero discharges of hazardous chemicals by 2020.
Bravo L. (2021), How to break up with fast fashion, Headline
Cline E. L. (2013), Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion, Penguin
(2019), The Conscious Closet: The Revolutionary Guide to Looking Good While Doing Good, Plume
Ciuni L.e Spadafora M. (2020) La rivoluzione inizia dal tuo armadio Solferino Editore, Milano
Dalla Rosa R. (2011), I vestiti che fanno male, a chi li indossa, a chi li produce, Terre di mezzo Editore, Milano
De Castro O. (2021), Loved Clothes Last- How the Joy of Rewearing and Repairing Your Clothes Can Be a Revolutionary Act, Penguin, London
Minney S. (2016) Slow Fashion. Aesthetics meets ethics, New Internationalist, Oxford, UK
(2017), Slave to Fashion, New Internationalist, Oxford, UK
Thomas D. (2020), Fashionopolis: The Price of Fast Fashion and the Future of Clothes, Head of Zeus Ltd, London
Siegle L. (2012), To die for: Is Fashion Wearing out the World?, Fourth Estate, UK
China Blue (Vimeo) 2011
The True Cost, 2015
Alex James: Slowing Down Fast Fashion (Prime Video) 2016
Riverblue (Prime Video) 2017