We’ve been seeing virtual reality in many fields for over a decade. It’s time for fashion to embrace the potential of VR! I read in Vogue of the Carlings “Last Statment” shirt where you can get your need for fashion change without tossing your t-shirt and getting a new one: a sustainability move that is […]
I’ve been thinking a lot about identity lately. Reading books like Transorientalism in Art, Fashion, and Film: Inventions of Identity by Adam Geczy, and Philosophical Perspectives on Fashion edited by Giovanni Matteucci and Stefano Marino has been supplemented by a workshop with George Aye at the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Art at Washington […]
Sustainability is about more than materials or energy. It’s also about people, systems, and behaviors
Fashion would not exist without materials; weaving is one of the oldest crafts and preserving tradition while pushing innovation is an essential part of the fashion conversation. I just discovered this delightful podcast, an interview with Mario Sierra telling the story of a family weaving business in northern Ireland, Mourne Textiles. A lovely story of […]
Clothing can be participatory and surprising. This Central Saint Martin’s student found a way to make a dress out of a balloon… twitter.com/lizziepaton/status/1134156359715495936
Fashion. Not just garments
The fashion industry is fascinating and diverse. Fashion matters from various economic, social, and aesthetic points of view are the topic of this blog. Join me on a quest to document, analyze, and comment on this industry that touches everyone. This blog will examine matters related to fashion and why fashion matters.