Chandigarh January 23, 2023-The world of fashion, textiles and apparel is constantly changing, and adopting a cross disciplinary approach. It is complex, multi-layered and multifold. Innovation, research and development are the cornerstones of the future of this sector. Dr Anu H. Gupta, Chairperson, University Institute of Fashion Technology & Vocational Development, Panjab University has captured various Facets of researches in Fashion through her book on “Unfolding Latest Researches and Practices in Fashion and Textiles”. It’s an edited volume that delves into an extensive and exhaustive study on variety of multidisciplinary topics, including textile and fashion technology, health and medical textiles, fashion education, arts and crafts, sustainability, documentation, display, museology and futuristic research ideas. Many scholars and experts have made contributions to this volume.

The book also has an important part on sustainability. Increasing invention and manufacture of textiles, apparel, and accessories needs consideration for their optimum use and consumption while minimising their environmental effect. Sustainability in fashion and textiles also include reducing carbon footprints, greenhouse gas emissions, pollution, climate change, green washing, retail sustainability, and recycling, amongst other practises. The part on Fashion, Textiles, and Health is very important. Additionally, the fashion and leisure sectors cater to a significant sector related with health. Learning and Teaching Pedagogies in Fashion and Textile Education is another interesting portion of the book.