World 4, Exploration A

World 4 is about the Friday fashion statements and the build up to the weekend that gives us hope for the week. Foliage based trends are here to stay thanks to Morrissey and his band, The Smiths. Community gardens, floral prints and bouquet gifts all grew in popularity due to Morrissey’s influence; this indie festival that is inspired by the famous flower, the gladioli. The festival purely emphasises the beauty of nature and involves creative earth related activities such as flower crown making, natural dyeing workshops and garment fixing tents. Guests are encouraged to wear second hand, handmade and natural garments to promote a sustainable and natural fashion future.

This Exploration was contributed by Maisie Bodington, Tasha Barks, Alex Biggins, Emma Capell and Flo Banham (located in the UK), developed from a World contributed by Amy Twigger Holroyd, 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 authors and share their material using the same Creative Commons licence.

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