A Guide To Sartorial
Fashion applies pressure from every angle. It is in our heads as much as it is on our bodies, buttressed by years of ad messaging, peer pressure, and media intake. We are convinced that our bodies are the wrong shapes, that our never-quite-right wardrobes are somehow holding us back. We sacrifice time, energy, money, and comfort in pursuit of moving targets, knowing full well that advertisements and social media are selling us fantasies. As much as we are drawn to fashion as a landscape of desires, we unconsciously yearn to quit shopping within a pre-set market of identities.
New methods need to be devised to cope with getting dressed—here are four proposals.
Text: Adam Wray
Photography: Rebecca Storm