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Philosophy, fashion, ethics and the everydayness of clothes
by Shahidha Bari
About this EXP
Shahidha Bari, Professor of Fashion Cultures and Histories at the London College of Fashion, discusses thinking philosophically about fashion.
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Key point 1
Clothes, despite or maybe because of their everyday and ubiquitous nature, warrant deeper inspection.
Key point 2
Phenomenology may help us understand value through our clothes and belongings; ethics may help us see how we care for one another in caring for our clothes.
Key point 3
Maybe we worry that an interest in dress might be narcissistic – but maybe we should rethink narcissism.
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