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: 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 →

Lockdown Fashion: Karie’s story

Today's 'Lockdown Fashion' interview is with Karie Westermann. Karie works as a knitwear designer in the handknitting industry and also writes about, teaches, and consults on all things textiles, making and creative. "I'm originally from Denmark but now live in Glasgow, Scotland. I began by making clothes for my dolls when I was 8 and... Continue Reading →

Lockdown Fashion: Sarah-Mary’s story

Today's 'Lockdown Fashion' interview is with Sarah-Mary Geissler. Sarah-Mary is a Northumberland-based historian and writer working in luxury fashion. Her research into costume, homemade clothing, and communities of dress reflect her background as a maker. While furloughed from work she has joined a nation-wide effort for home sewists to produce scrubs for frontline NHS and... Continue Reading →

Lockdown Fashion: Mickey’s story

Today's 'Lockdown Fashion' interview is with Mickey Elliott. Mickey is the Creative Director of a small, multi-discipline design studio, and an avid lover of good design. She is married, lives with her husband, son, and rescue cat, and is proud to be part of one of the oft-hidden corners of the LGBT+ community. Mickey is... Continue Reading →

Lockdown Fashion: Leslie’s story

How are people dressing when in lockdown and isolation situations? How is this different to the way they dressed before? Has it affected their sense of self? This project aims to shine a light on those changes and reveal some of the many and varied personal stories relating to fashion and dress in 2020. Today's... Continue Reading →

Lockdown Fashion: Kat’s story

How are people dressing when in lockdown and isolation situations? How is this different to the way they dressed before? Has it affected their sense of self? This project aims to shine a light on those changes and reveal some of the many and varied personal stories relating to fashion and dress in 2020. Today's... Continue Reading →

Lockdown Fashion: Cassie’s story

How are people dressing when in lockdown and isolation situations? How is this different to the way they dressed before? Has it affected their sense of self? This project aims to shine a light on those changes and reveal some of the many and varied personal stories relating to fashion and dress in 2020. Today's... Continue Reading →

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