When we thought that the turbulent, farfetched whirlwind (otherwise known as the first six months of 2020) could not become any more unpredictable, we now find ourselves adapting our wardrobes for the new norms of the world. Its arrival in 2020 was one borne out of necessity, with the mandating of masks in situations where social distancing is not possible in countries the world over. … Continue reading Necessary Accessory: Fashioning Protective Measures
Can History Offer Us the Key to Sustainable Fashion? Motley’s Grace Claro examines the nexus of historical fashion practices and the need for their implementation today to tackle the climate emergency. A by-word for overconsumption, pollution and waste, fashion in the 21st century has a lot to answer for. Consumers are overburdened with a tsunami of new season items, each boasting an even more competitive … Continue reading Can History Offer Us the Key to Sustainable Fashion?