Centre of Expertise Mission Zero

Circular Fashion

Within the research group Circular Business we study a variety of sectors, but the expertise of professor Kim Poldner is centered on the fashion industry. On this page you find an overview of her activities and key publications on this topic.

Beeld: Kim Poldner dressed in a digital outfit by PositiveFibers.com.

Projects

Education

  • Circular fashion: Design as a catalyst for transformation. Msc course taught at EDHEC Business School, Lille, France.
  • Circular fashion: Design, science and value in a sustainable clothing industry. edX MOOC developed by Kim Poldner, Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands.
  • Sourcing in a circular economy: How supplier management practices can drive a clothing label’s capability to design circular apparel. PhD project Nina Schmid, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. Co-supervised by Kim Poldner, Judith Walls and Karolin Frankenberger.
  • Digital fashion: a vehicle for the expression of identity on social media to combat depression amongst Generation Z during lockdown situations. Bsc graduation project Mariia Khvorostenko, The Hague University of Applied Sciences. Co-supervised by Kim Poldner.
  • A positive business case for circular fashion brand Unravelau. Bsc graduation project Rianne van Etten, The Hague University of Applied Sciences. Co-supervised by Kim Poldner.
  • The impact of digital fashion on the SDGs. Bsc graduation project Edyana de Sousa Vaz Martins, The Hague University of Applied Sciences. Co-supervised by Kim Poldner.

Key academic publications