Gwendolyn Hustvedt is an Assistant Professor of Textiles in the Department of Family & Consumer Sciences at Texas State University. Her research focuses on the sustainability consumer.

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Publications:
Young Designers and Design Sensitivity to the Aging Eye

This study explored the perceptions of student designers regarding apparel color choices appropriate for elderly women and compared it with established research on the color perceptions of the aging eye.

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Explaining Organic Purchase Reasoning: Interest in Local Production and Concerns about the Environment and Biotechnology

A survey on organic apparel purchases found that about half of the participants had high levels of concern about the environment. Fewer participants felt strongly about biotechnology or buying local.

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Exploring the Experiences and Adoption of Sustainable Laundry Technologies by Older Adults

The purpose of this study is to explore older adults’ attitudes toward adopting a front-loading washer, as well as experiences with their current washer.

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