“[..] clothing’s meanings are cultural, in the same sense that everything about which common under- standings can be presumed to exist (the food we eat, the music we listen to, our furniture, health beliefs, in sum, the totality of our symbolic universe) is cultural"

(Davis 1992: 13)

CULTURAL HERITAGE IN A CONTEMPORARY FASHION CONTEXT

Date: 02 April  2015
Category: fabric design

A few research projects are coming up. DesignXPO Fryslân is one of them. Together with fashion designer Conny Groenewegen we will develop a contemporary Frisian…

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DRESSED TO KILL: DRESS AND APPEARANCE MANAGEMENT

Date: 03 March  2015
Category: fashion trends

Ontwerp Platform Arnhem (O.P.A.) asked me to give a presentation on dressing behaviour and appearance management of politicians in the province of Gelderland. As I…

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FROM CULTURE TO CATWALK

Date: 09 February  2015
Category: fashion trends

From Culture to Catwalk: the role of fashion in identity construction was the title of a lecture that I gave for the Amsterdam Fashion College…

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