In the barn-conference space at the recent MEND*RS symposium nestled in the age-old Lake District hills and with families of swallows nesting overhead, I was struck by how important scale is to sustainability. Listening to Tom of Holland talk about his on-going mending project for which he darns, knits and overstitches to add physical robustness and aesthetic character to loved but failing clothes, I saw clearly how strikingly understandable – and beautiful – sustainability is at the micro scale. [Read More]
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29th June – 2nd July, the Mend*rs Research Symposium in Docker, Kendal, the first ever large-scale gathering dedicated to mending in the UK. Fabulous.
I’m speaking on Saturday 30th June about fashion experiences within the limits of the stuff we’ve already got: ‘The Craft of Use’: Post-Growth Fashion.