“You are Doing What?” Motivations for Fashion Acquisition Abstinence

dc.contributor.author Hiller Connell, Kim
dc.contributor.author Armstrong, Cosette
dc.contributor.author LeHew, Melody
dc.contributor.author Ruppert-Stroescu, Mary
dc.contributor.author Hawley, Jana
dc.date 2018-10-19T02:22:04.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T05:30:15Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T05:30:15Z
dc.date.issued 2013-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>At the core of many environmental problems confronting society is excess consumption in Western culture—including consumers’ embrace of fast fashion. Without a significant reduction in consumption habits, especially in developed countries, a sustainable future is unattainable. However, research demonstrates that encouraging consumers to engage in more sustainable apparel consumption habits is difficult (Hiller Connell & Kozar, 2012). Clothing consumption provides many social-psychological benefits; therefore, satisfying these needs without superfluous consumption is an ambitious endeavor. Inspired by the Free Fashion Challenge (www.freefashionchallenge.com), and with the objective of exploring socialpsychological implications of restrained fashion consumption, researchers at three US universities challenged their students to abstain from acquiring any fashion items for 13 weeks.</p>
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dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/50326
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dc.subject.disciplines Fashion Business
dc.subject.disciplines Fashion Design
dc.subject.keywords sustainability
dc.subject.keywords consumption
dc.subject.keywords apparel
dc.title “You are Doing What?” Motivations for Fashion Acquisition Abstinence
dc.type event
dc.type.genre event
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