Transfer of Ownership
Giving a garment to someone else is sometimes a straightforward and
spontaneous act. At other times a transfer of ownership is more
circuitous. Periods of overlapping ownership often intensify resource
use and stud a garment’s story with memories.
"This is my surfing wetsuit. It was my brother’s before me. About a decade ago I didn’t have a winter suit and I couldn’t afford a new one and so I started off borrowing it and over the years, it’s been about ten years now, it’s kind of become mine."
London - January 2012
Photograph by Sean Michael