Q U A L I T Y

One thing I have come to realize beyond what I had of my base understanding is the quality of my garments. The way I consumed and wore clothing before starting this project masked the true quality of my garments, or the true standard I hold for my garments. I am/was a constant consumer of second-hand…

7 days of wear

Last week I decided I was going to experiment by wearing 1 set of clothes for 7 consecutive days. Some of the questions I was asking were: Is 1 outfit as a personal uniform for daily wear more beneficial than a variety? What changes when you wear the same clothes for 7 days straight? What…

Reading Material

Some of the literature I’ve been reading: The Fashion Condition by The Fashion Praxis http://www.selfpassage.org/research/FashionCondition-web.pdf The Human Condition by Hanna Arendt http://monoskop.org/images/e/e2/Arendt_Hannah_The_Human_Condition_2nd_1998.pdf Variants of Wear by Nadine Goepfert and Sanna Helena Berger http://tillwiedeck.com/2014/05/variants-of-wear/ Anti_Fashion Manifesto by Li Edelkoort Li Edelkoort publishes manifesto explaining why “fashion is obsolete”

Share with me…

Over the past couple of weeks I have designed an ethnographic probe, or if you will, a research study booklet, for the purposes of collecting information from potential users on the 5 W’s of a Personal Uniform for Daily Wear. I have disseminated and collected the first batch of hardcopy booklets to peers and potential…

P A N T S

I finished making a pair of pants from Timo Rissanen’s zero-waste pattern and a cotton bed sheet. It was such an interesting process because in the patterns he only gives the length and width of the material and no other measurements. I went into this improvising the other measurements, for the leg slits (which ends…