World 108

In World 108, most companies are using yarns infused with scent. Everybody has a stabilised and healthy mental well-being because of yarn that emits scent to calm anxious minds and stressful situations.

Here is one example; Lemon smell causes a rise in levels of norepinephrine, a brain chemical linked to easier decision-making and increased motivation. Now you know that if you ever are procrastinating, smell a lemon! It might motivate you.

What if …

everybody had a stabilised and healthy mental well-being because of scented yarn that calms the mind?

Issue targeted:

consumerism, fabric wastage

Inspiration:

Zen Garden from Yuki Kawae, felt from IG @jwhorner_, hand embroidery from by Walid

This World was contributed by Ng San Yee, Gladys Thien Xin Hui,, Rachael Anissa Putri Lamberte, Maria Ivanco and Natasha Viodora Simarmata (located in Singapore and Indonesia) using a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International licence which allows others to share and adapt the work in any medium and for any purpose, providing that they credit the author and share their material using the same Creative Commons licence.

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Published by Amy Twigger Holroyd

explorer of Fashion Fictions

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