Turkish Clothing Manufacturers’ Association (TGSD) had recently hosted a week-long fashion conference in the Turkish Capital of Istanbul. It was the 11th version of the Istanbul Fashion Conference. The event has turned into an important global event that facilitates the branding and popularization of the Turkish ready-to-wear sector.
The event was centered around the theme responsible fashion. The theme being already of significant importance in the global agenda proved to be timely and well-chosen.
The theme of the conference assumes glob al importance as the concept of fast fashion that encourages the use of cheap clothing that gets used and disposed after a few wears has rendered fashion manufacture into a highly polluting industry. The pollution levels in the fashion industry are currently next only to the oil industry.