How to teach fashion when you’ve stopped believing in fashion?

Dear blog visitors! I’ve just published an article on the website Worn Through and would like to give you a little preview here. It deals with the disillusionment that can happen when you work in the fashion industry.

To access the full article, please click on the link below!

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Fashion. It is a world of glitz and glam, fairy tales and extravaganza. Modern fashion of the last few decades needs the combination of creativity, smart business strategies and lots of hype in order to exist. I used to be someone who just loved loved loved loved! the new it-bag which retailed at GBP 500, or absolutely had to have those high heels fresh off the catwalk which only the coolest fashionistas of the world’s capitals knew about. Attending amaaaazing fashion shows, running my own small label and doing my very own shows, mixing with the “right crowd” and following the most important trends used to be my thing when I was younger.

Grace Coddington

A make-believe fashion shoot by Grace Coddington for Vogue.

At some point, however, I learned that this is a deceptive industry, a huge, multi-billion-dollar business, selling us a world of luxury, make-believe, unattainable beauty and dream aspirations. It’s not all gold that glitters, you can say, and it can be equally unfair on the consumers as well as on the creators.

Read full article here: http://www.wornthrough.com/2015/03/27/how-to-teach-fashion-when-youve-stopped-believing-in-fashion/

 

 

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