the air we wear
The fashion industry is a big source of air pollution because we make too much clothing that can not be recycled, and we need to make this problem more visible. We can do this by thinking about clothes as having their own special air, which we call aura. Aura is like a personal bubble of air around each piece of clothing. It is made up of the places it has been, the people who have worn it, and its history.
We want to change this by encouraging others to appreciate the give-and-take relationship by embracing the concept of secondhanded-ness, as the air we breathe, has always been a product of endless recycling. We can reduce waste and re-enact the give-and-take relationship between humans and nature by participating in clothes swap events like Fair Fashion.
recipe for action
Find clothes you do not wear anymore.
Write the history of the clothing on a tag.
Attend the second-hand fashion fair.
Swap clothes, make friends, and enrich their aura.
By Sarah Zeorob, Chan Dam, Trang Bui, Kendra Lee.