Rethinking Fashion In The Midst Of A Pandemic – WBUR

The pandemic has changed the rhythm of our daily lives, including our wardrobes. Face coverings are everywhere, sweatpants are the new chinos, and women have mostly abandoned their high heels — and hair highlights.

So, what does fashion reveal about this cultural moment?

We ask Erin Robertson, a Boston-based fashion designer and the winner of Project Runway Season 15, who has designed her own masks. Plus, Kimberly Alexander, a professor of museum studies, material culture, and American history at the University of New Hampshire.

This segment aired on May 13, 2020.

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