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

Intensive Use

Some garments are worn almost daily. They become both a backdrop to - and practical facilitator of - our lives and reflect true resourcefulness. Their features speak of an ethic of extended iterative use.

Versatility for all seasons

"This blue cape / jacket / I don’t even know what it is... you can put your arms in a number of different holes and make it [the cape] look and act different… so I actually use it here in Vancouver, like three fourths of the year…"

Vancouver - January 2013
Photograph by Jeremy Calhoun