Lockdown Clothing: Shamin’s story

Today's interview for the 'Lockdown Clothing' project is with Shamin Vogel. Shamin is a fashion editor "who travels around the world for leading global fashion trade magazine WeAr to talk to brands, buyers, collect trends and visit shows. My base is in London but I decided to flee to Austria, where my family lives, when... Continue Reading →

Lockdown Clothing: Darren’s story

Today's interview in the 'Lockdown Fashion' project is with Darren Reynolds. Darren describes himself as "Male, 53, occasionally creative, works in the cycling industry." 1) Can you describe what your personal style was like before lockdown? My style is monochrome (almost entirely black) and pared back. I prefer comfortable items such as smart sportswear, fitted... Continue Reading →

Lockdown Clothing: Felice’s story

Today's interview for the 'Lockdown Clothing' project is with Felice McDowell. Felice is an Associate Lecturer in Fashion History and Theory at Central Saint Martins, and in Cultural and Historical Studies at London College of Fashion, UAL. She lives in North London with her husband and sister. Currently she is researching and writing her forthcoming... Continue Reading →

Lockdown Clothing: Lindsay’s story

Today's interview in the 'Lockdown Clothing' project is with Lindsay Parker. Lindsay is a PhD student researching sustainable fashion. She also teach creative arts in further education and has been doing so for several years. Her background in fashion is practice based - she studied footwear design at undergraduate level. 1) Can you describe what... Continue Reading →

Lockdown Clothing: Clare’s story

Today's interview in the 'Lockdown Clothing' project is with Clare Rose. Clare is a fashion historian, trained as a museum curator, working as a Senior Lecturer in Fashion Theory, and lecturing at the V&A Museum. A wearer of vintage clothes since the 1970s, her research in the historic and contemporary practices of the garment industry... Continue Reading →

Lockdown Clothing: Noorin’s story

Today's interview in the 'Lockdown Clothing' project is with Noorin Khamisani. Noorin has worked in the fashion industry for over 17 years, with ten of those spent in the field of sustainable fashion. In 2009 she set up the ethical fashion label Outsider. Noorin has also had a parallel career in academia, lecturing in fashion... Continue Reading →

Lockdown Clothing: Holly’s story

Today's interview in the 'Lockdown Clothing' project is with Holly Williamson. Holly is a college teacher in Manchester, UK, who also makes things every now and again. "I'm 31 and actually loving lockdown a little bit! I love fashion and one day would like to make my own fashion photography book. I spend a great... Continue Reading →

Lockdown Clothing: Gordon’s story

Today's interview in the 'Lockdown Clothing' project is with Gordon McLean. Gordon is a sarcastic Scottish geek who has been blogging for far too long at gordonmclean.co.uk and posts photos on Instagram as @gmclean. 1) Can you describe what your personal style was like before lockdown - what did you wear most often? My 'style'... Continue Reading →

Lockdown Clothing: Sheila’s story

Today's interview in the 'Lockdown Clothing' project is with Sheila Wolper. Sheila is a mixed media collage artist and photographer based in New York City. "I create an alternative, dream like world of distorted reality through my collage work. Using my own photographs or found photographs I delve below the surface of existing stereotypes of... Continue Reading →

Lockdown Clothing: Lena’s story

The Lockdown Fashion project has a new name - Lockdown Clothing! - and today's interview is with Lena Lenman. Lena is a burlesque and vaudeville artist, show producer, model & photographer based in Surrey. You can find her on instagram as @lenamaelenman. 1) Can you describe what your personal style was like before lockdown? At... Continue Reading →

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