Fashion in a Circular Economy

  • Kirsi NiinimäkiEmail author


This chapter lays grounding for principles in a circular economy from the fashion viewpoint. Chapter presents following approaches; design for longevity, design for services, design for reuse in manufacture, design for material recovery and new business models for circular economy. Building a circular economy system and transformative business for fashion requires a new system level and radical innovations. Therefore, also the key stakeholders and their roles for this transformation are discussed. At the end of the text design principles for circular economy are highlighted.


Circular economy (CE) Longevity Product-Service System Remanufacturing Material recovery 


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  1. 1.Aalto UniversityHelsinkiFinland

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