Slow Fashion in Indonesia: Drivers and Outcomes of Slow Fashion Orientations

Usep Suhud, Mamoon Allan, Bayu Wiratama, Ernita Maulida


This study aims to measure the willingness to pay premium price in the case of slow fashion by employing consumers’ slow fashion orientation, perceived valued, fashion involvement, and ethical purchase intention as predictor factors. Slow fashion is a fashion that is designed, produced, and consumed ethically by considering environmental, social, and humanitarian issues. Data were collected using an online survey and participants were approached conveniently. In total, 521 participants took part in this study consisting of 360 females and 161 males. The authors applied exploratory factor analysis and structural equation model to analyse the data. This study tested six hypotheses. As a result, slow fashion orientation significantly affected perceived value. Further, a perceived value significantly impacted fashion involvement, ethical purchase intention, and willingness to premium. Also, fashion involvement had a significant effect on ethical purchase intention, and ethical purchase intention had a significant influence on willingness to pay a premium price. This study shows a potential market of slow fashion in a developing country.

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Research in World Economy
ISSN 1923-3981(Print)ISSN 1923-399X(Online)


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