In smaller communities people can more easily see the effects of their own actions on each other and the environment. They can also better understand the ramifications of their choices; allowing them to take responsbility for them. Expressing community through our garment choices sews the seeds of a new type of self-reliance in fashion based on connection to people and place.
A real preference for alternatives
"I guess I dress pretty typical for this area. I like vintage clothing. Mainly for financial reasons. In San Francisco people wear a lot of it along with flannel and tight fitting jeans."
San Francisco - July 2012
Photograph by Paige Green