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Fashion Industry 2030
Fashion Industry 2030

Fashion Industry 2030

Reshaping the Future Through Sustainability and Responsible Innovation


200 Pages, 6 x 9.25

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB

Trade Paper, $34.95 (CA $39.95) (US $34.95)

Publication Date: December 2019

ISBN 9788885486959

Rights: WOR X IT

EGEA Spa - Bocconi University Press (Dec 2019)


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Some key data about the future of the fashion industry highlight the need for immediate action. The increase of clothing consumption will generate an increase in the use of resources and generation of waste. On the other hand, the demand of consumers interested in sustainability is increasing, also in luxury. The book will be investigating the key drivers that are reshaping the fashion industry towards the 4th Industrial Revolution, including traceability and transparency, circularity, collaborative consumption, new technologies, B-corporations. The Author supports the thesis that the most innovative business models in the fashion sector will be based on a value proposition that integrates ethics, aesthetics and innovation, offering product customization, planning the activities for consumer's participation in the company's operations, digitalization, and use of technology in order to optimize the processes along the value chain.

Author Biography

With over 10 years of experience Francesca Romana Rinaldi is a passionateexecutive consultant for companies in the Fashion and Luxury industries,having acquired a practical expertise especially on brand management,digital strategies, business model innovation and sustainability.She is Director of the Master in Brand & Business Management of MilanoFashion Institute (interuniversity consortium between Bocconi University,Catholic University of Milan, and Politecnico di Milan). She is facultymember of Bocconi University.She is also speaker at the UN for the topic of responsible fashion. In 2010 she has created the Bio-Fashion blog ( with the objective of raising awareness on Sustainability in Fashion and Luxury.