Sass Brown is Acting Assistant Dean for the School of Art and Design at the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York. Originally from London, England, Sass established herself as a designer with her own signature collection, selling in the UK and across Canada. As a researcher, writer, blogger, and educator, her area of expertise is eco fashion—in all of its various expressions—from slow design and heritage craft skills to recycle, reuse, and new business models.
She has published papers, spoken and taught, as well as advised women’s cooperatives, educational institutions, governmental agencies, NGO’s, SME’s and the creative industries on the topic of sustainable design. Brown communicates and promotes the best in eco fashion design, through a multitude of media, most notably her books—Eco Fashion and ReFashioned—her website Eco Fashion Talk, and her journalism.