An international fashion research project exploring the 'craft of use'


The link between a person and a garment can never be planned for, but has lasting impact when a garment becomes a life-long companion. It reveals the potential for change in each individual and often marks that in the associations with a piece, for single, small actions can have big effects.

Wholesome time

"This watch was my grandfather's and I wear this watch almost everyday… It reminds me of a simpler time of my grandfather's era… He did the same job his whole life, put in his time, enjoyed it, so I like having it as a reminder of, "Okay, this time did exist and still can”. …[My grandparents life] was very wholesome, and how do you do that [today]? It is kind of a process getting there..." 

Vancouver - January 2013
Photograph by Jeremy Calhoun

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